Who we are and what we do
The Southern Africa Coal Processing Society started in 1967 with three companies, namely Trans-Natal with Stan Lynch as representative, Rand Mines with Morris Milner as representative and Anglo with Tony Walters as representative.
We are seeking nominations for the prestigious SACPS annual award for Coal Person of the Year (CPOTY) for 2021. The aim of the award is to recognise an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to the coal industry in the area of coal preparation.
To download the nomination form please use this link
News on SACPS activities
A summary of current and past activities
Coal Rush 2021 – Brisbane and Pokolbin – 9 to 12 March, 2021
The ACPS biennial conference and exhibition is considered to be the premier technical and professional development opportunity in coal preparation.
A key focus is optimising the utilization of our coal resource and operations. We continue to develop a deeper understanding of the coal resource and quantitative methods for defining its potential value. Within our plant operations, we are striving to improve availability, reliability and metallurgical performance of our assets, in order to reduce operating costs and maximise value.
More information can be found here
First call for technical papers for the SACPS Biennial Conference will be held at Graceland Casino and Country Club, Secunda from 12 to 14 October 2021. The theme is “Coal Processing and our role in the drive for cleaner coal”. Submissions of abstracts can be directed to Jayson Jacobs Details of topics can be viewed or downloaded here
The annual awards function and dinner dance for 2021 has been cancelled. More details on the date and venue for 2022 will be communicated at a later stage.
The companies listed below support coal processing in South Africa and this website.
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