Coal of Africa Ltd CZA Section 189A process commences at Mooiplaats

  Coal of Africa Ltd (CZA) - Section 189A process commences at Mooiplaats

RNS Number : 5290Q
Coal of Africa Limited
07 November 2012

07 November 2012

         Coal of Africa commences Section 189A process at Mooiplaats


Coal of Africa  ("CoAL" or  the "Company") confirms  that it  has commenced  a 
formal Section  189A process  in terms  of  the Labour  Relations Act  at  the 
Mooiplaats Colliery ("Mooiplaats" or the "Colliery").

The key  focus  of  the  restructuring  will  be  to  move  the  operation  to 
sustainability.Affected parties will be engaged through a formal consultative

Authorised by


Chief Executive Officer

7 November 2012

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John Wallington Chief Executive Coal of Africa                          +27 11
                Officer                                                 575
Wayne Koonin    Financial       Coal                                 of +27 11
                Director        Africa    575
Shannon Coates  Company         Coal of Africa                          +61 89
                Secretary                                               322
Sakhile Ndlovu  Investor        Coal of Africa                          +27 11
                Relations                                               575
Jos             Financial    PR Tavistock                               +44 20
Simson/Emily    (United                                                 7920
Fenton          Kingdom)                                                3150
Chris  Sim/Neil Nominated       Investec Bank plc   +44 20
Elliot          Adviser                                                 7597
Robert Smith    JSE Sponsor     Investec Bank Limited                   +27 11
Charmane        Financial    PR Russell & Associates              +27 11
Russell/Jane    (South                                                  880
Kamau           Africa)                                             3924

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About CoAL:

CoAL is an AIM/ASX/JSE listed coal exploration, development and mining company
operating in  South Africa.  CoAL's  key projects  include the  Vele  Colliery 
(coking and thermal coal), the Greater Soutpansberg Project, including  CoAL's 
Makhado Project (coking  coal) and the  Mooiplaats and Woestalleen  Collieries 
(both thermal coal).

The Mooiplaats Colliery commenced production in 2008 and is currently  ramping 
up to  produce  1.6  Mtpa.  The Woestalleen  Colliery,  acquired  through  the 
acquisition  of  NuCoal  Mining  (Pty)  Limited  in  January  2010,  currently 
processes approximately  2.5Mtpa  of saleable  coal  for domestic  and  export 
markets. The Woestalleen Complex also incorporates three beneficiation  plants 
with a total processing capacity of 350,000 run-of-mine (ROM) feed tonnes  per 

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