Diesel Power Overview
Diesel Power is a mining services business with 51% black ownership and provides opencast mining and rehabilitation services.
The scope of these services include expertise in mine planning, pit design, production scheduling, drilling and blasting, opencast mining, pillar mining, surveying and mine rehabilitation. In addition, this company does contract crushing, screening and material handling.
Diesel Power Values
Current Projects – South Africa
New contract at Zibulo Colliery removal of boxcut spoils as well as conventional strip mining, including drilling & blasting.
– Volume per month 587,000bcm’s
– Term 36 months
Limestone mining services including stripping, drilling, blasting, loading and hauling of limestone material to the crusher.
– Term 24 months
– Limestone volume per month 110 000bcm’s
Current Projects – International
The group took operational control of the company (PT MCC Extraction Solutions) in May 2017 and this project is the first of our strategic objectives to expand globally. The concession is located in West Kutai, East Kalimantan, Indonesia with a 1,2 million ton coal reserve, the coal seams are complex and rolling, but of very high quality.
Technically challenging in terms of planning, scheduling and execution in some of the wettest conditions in Indonesia. The coal is barged to market. The contract model is unique, and is asset light in terms of us not owning the assets. We supply all the intellectual property for the extraction, as well as the skilled people to execute the plan.
DIESEL POWER BOTSWANA
This company was established in the Republic of Botswana in July 2012 and was awarded a hard-rock opencast mining services project with Messina Copper trading as African Copper Mining. Whilst these services at Thakadu and Mowana open pit copper mines was carried out successfully, due to non-payment by the client and several payment restructures which were committed too but never complied with, Diesel Power Botswana forced its contractual right to suspend and eventually terminate its contract mining services in October 2015.
Diesel Power Botswana settled all its creditors and in 2015, made an application to the High Court in Botswana who granted a final order for the liquidation of African Copper. This liquidation is still in the process.
DIESEL POWER CONGO
SARLU trading as Diesel Power Congo. This company was established in the Republic of Congo in October 2012. This company provided open pit quarrying and mining services and successfully established equipment for the Mayoko iron-ore project which is owned by DMC Iron Congo.
Diesel Power Congo successfully managed the shipping of mobile plant and assets from Durban port to Pointe Noire port, clear the port, transport and establishment to the Mine.
Sibanye Gold – Kloof Mine
Conventional strip mining, including drilling & blasting
Volume per month 850,000bcm’s
Anglo Coal - Isibonelo Mine
Volume per month 935,000bcm’s
Reinforced concrete structures and concrete surface beds
Reinforced concrete plinths to conveyor system
Bulk water supply
Steel water reservoir
HCI - Mbali Mine
HCI - Mbali Mine
Stormwater control dams
HCI - Mbali Mine
Retaining walls & platforms
Standard Bank Rosebank
TCTA Acid Mine Drainage
Concrete brick paving
Zenprop Growthpoint JV - Sandton
River diversion & stormwater drainage