As diversified exporters and suppliers of coal from South Africa, our offering for both coking coal and thermal coal provides higher flexibility necessary to optimize favorable pricing opportunities.
The key drivers for the global coal industry include rising economic growth, increasing manufacturing base and increasing demand for electricity. Coal provides about 30% of global primary energy needs and generates more than 40% of the world’s electricity. About 70% of global steel production uses coal as the main source of energy. In the year 2020, estimated 7,523 million tons of coal was produced worldwide.
Emerging Coal Technologies
The emerging technological trends aimed at improving efficiency in coal industry are likely to boost future growth in the global coal market. These include: Ultra Superficial Pulverized Coal (USPC), Carbon Capture and Storage /Sequestration (CCS) and Coal Liquefaction and Gasification Technology (CLGT)
Berium Commodities & Finance (Pty) Ltd has established long term, stable sources of coal with less ash, lower sulfur contents and other impurities. Our Coal portfolio is categorized into two main types based on usage, that is, Coking Coal and Thermal Coal.
We steadily focus to support clients from Eu.rope, Americas, Asia and the rest of the world with optimal supply solution for the required grades of coal and excellent service delivery.
Our goal is to become best suppliers of coal from South Africa in terms of value rendered, quality of the products and efficiency of service.
Shipping & Logistics for Coal Exports from South Africa
Shipping of coal is handled through a network of conveyor belts, tipplers, stackers, reclaimers and advanced ship loading and unloading equipment.
The key port terminal that handles coal exports from South Africa is predominantly Richards Bay Coal Terminal (RBCT) while ports that handle other mineral dry bulk commodities in South Africa are Saldanha primarily for iron ore while the Eastern Cape channel of Port Elizabeth bulk terminal remains crucial for the export of manganese ore from South Africa.