Coal Sits at Richard's Bay Coal Terminal

Coal Sits at Richard's Bay Coal Terminal

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An employee walks past coal stockpiled for shipping at the Richard's Bay coal terminal, in Richard's Bay. Coal is the largest of South Africa’s mining industries with sales of 96 billion rand ($8.6 billion) in 2012, according to the Chamber of Mines, an industry body, compared with 77 billion rand for gold.