Much of our work involves assignments awarded by our clients to analyze and develop solutions for specific problems or issues. For example, we conduct a significant amount of work for coal producers, transportation groups, coal consumers and others analyzing and forecasting:
- Transportation alternatives
- Coal choices
- Production capability
- Competitive advantage
Advice and recommendations on markets available for coal projects including the following markets:
- Inland industrial market
And the investigation of:
- Suitability of reserve qualities for those markets
- Contract specification and negotiation for Eskom supplies
Review of coal projects and feasibility studies
Independent reviews of all stages of feasibility studies from conceptual to bankable studies, including competent persons report if required.
Production planning, budgeting and capital estimation
Advice and project management of mergers and acquisitions are our other areas of expertise. We have a strong background in obtaining regulatory approvals, as well as solid knowledge of raising capital on the equity markets and suitable contacts on the debt side.
Member of: Investment Analysts Society of SA, Fossil Fuel Foundation of Africa, SA Coal Processing Society, the SA Mineral Reserve and Resource Code Committee (SAMREC).