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Coal Preparation in Southern Africa

The revised 6th Edition (2017) “Coal Preparation in Southern Africa” handbook is now available.

If you would like to purchase a copy.  Please contact Gerda Craddock for details on purchasing the handbook.

Cell : +27 79 872 6403


SACPS Newsletter No 1 of 2020

SACPS newsletter no 1 of 2020 is available for downloading here

2019 Newsletters

Previous SACPS newslettercan be found here

2018 Newsletters

Previous SACPS newsletters can be found here 

2017 Newsletters

Previous SACPS newsletters can be found here


Mining Review Africa

The November 2017 issue of Mining Review Africa has a special feature on “The Southern African Coal Processing Society (SACPS), an organisation committed to ensuring the evolution and advancement of coal processing technologies through education, is preparing to celebrate its 50 year anniversary. In honour of this phenomenal achievement, LAURA CORNISH presents an account of the very first years it was started, the major milestones achieved and some of the special memories worth noting thanks to some of the ‘memoirs’ of founding member Professor DAVID HORSFALL”.

To view the publication online click on this link

The history of the SA Coal Processing Society

The history of the SA Coal Processing Society was documented by the late Professor David Horsfall. He did not, unfortunately, get to finish the work. You can download a copy of the draft document here.  Any additional information will be welcomed and incorporated into the document.

A special tribute celebrating 50 Years of coal

A special commemorative book was compiled to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Southern African Coal Processing Society.  This high-quality leather-bound coffee table book traces the history of not only the society but of coal production and beneficiation and the role it played and still plays in the region. The book is available for R500.00 excluding VAT.  Please contact Gerda Craddock at or on +27 79 872 6403 to order.

SAIMM Journal Volume 117, No. 4, April 2017

SAIMM Journal Volume 117, No. 4, April 2017 is available for downloading via this link


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