Arnot OpCo is a coal mine in Middelburg, Mpumalanga Province, with reserves amounting to 192 million tonnes of thermal coal, one of the largest coal resources in Africa and the world. The mine is adjacent to the Arnot power station and within a 4-kilometer radius of the Rietkuil siding. Arnot Opco has a ten-year coal-supply agreement with Eskom, the power utility, to supply 180 tonnes per month. The mining operations will create at least 1500 direct jobs in peak production, replacing the jobs lost during the mine closure in 2015.
when 50% of the mine’s ownership was transferred to former employees on Workers’ Day 2019, with the expertise surrounding the colliery now coming from the recognised mining company Salungano Group.