Southern African Coal Processing Society

A forum for the exchange of ideas and to advance the use and processing of coal

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News on SACPS activities

A summary of current and past activities

General Meeting

The Society’s AGM was held on 25 March 2021 where the Chairman, Devraj Reddy gave an overview of the activities of the Society over the past year and the Treasurer, Gerrit Lok, presented a review of the Society finances.

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Technical Meetings

The 3rd Technical Meeting of the Southern African Coal Processing Society was held online via Microsoft Teams. The recording is available on our Youtube Channel.

For details on technical meetings view here

Annual Dinner Dance and Awards Function

The SACPS annual dinner dance and awards function will only take place in May 2022.  Check out the gallery for photos from previous events.

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Video Clips showcasing the Southern African Coal Processing Society and interviews broadcasted in the technical media

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International conferences

The IEA Clean Coal Centre’s 10th International Conference on Clean Coal Technologies will take place in June 2022 in Pittsburgh, USA.

Running biennially since 2003, the CCT conference series is well established as a leading international forum for innovation in the coal sector. The event typically welcomes over 250 delegates from around 30 countries, bringing together stakeholders representing industry, academia and government for four days of talks, panel discussions, site visits, and valuable knowledge sharing. Delegates obtain the latest insight into the new technologies which can meaningfully reduce the environmental impact of coal, as well as hearing expert perspectives on regional energy policy developments and the outlook for the coal sector worldwide.

For more information please click here.

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Biennial Conference

To register for the SACPS Biennial Conference which will be held at Graceland Casino and Country Club, Secunda from 12 to 14 October 2021.  Please use this link.

The theme is “Coal Processing and our role in the drive for cleaner coal”.   The full programme can be accessed here.

Sponsorship opportunities are available.  Please view/download the details here.

The Sponsorship application form can be downloaded here.

Conference details can be viewed or downloaded here.

Conference registration details can be downloaded here.

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Annual Awards

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 special edition 50th year anniversary books are available at R500.00 excluding VAT.

For more information on ordering, click here


SACPS Newsletter no 2 of 2021 is available for downloading here

Our Sponsors

The companies listed below support coal processing in South Africa and this website.

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