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 will be held on 28 March 2024 at CTC, Emalahleni.  Feedback will be given by Vumeka Buthelezi, the current SACPS chairperson.

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Technical Meetings

The 1st Technical Meeting of the Southern African Coal Processing Society for 2024 will be held on 25 January 2024 at 13h00. The venue will be the CTC Auditorium, cnr. Watermeyer & Stevenson Streets, Emalahleni. Samuel Tsotetsi from Xalati Resources will present on “Optimising Processing Costs in a tough coal environment”. Jean Makola from Derrick Screens will present on Static/non-vibratory Machines and Synthetic Surfaces for Coal Sizing Applications.

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Annual Dinner Dance and Awards Function

The annual awards function and dinner dance for 2024 will be held on 17 May 2024 at Emperors Palace Centre Court.

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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

For more information on international conferences please click here.

Biennial Conference

The SACPS Biennial Conference was held at Graceland Casino and Country Club, Secunda on 15, 16 and 17 August 2023.  To view the photos from the conference, please used the link.


The technical workshop will be held on 21 August 2024 at the Ridge Casino and Conference Centre, Emalahleni.  More details to follow.

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