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Coal

Eight coal mines produce 41,3Mtpa of power station, steam and coking
coal. All of the power station coal produced is supplied to the national
power utility, Eskom. Grootegeluk is one of the lowest-cost and most efficient mining operations in the world, and operates the world’s
largest coal beneficiation complex. A strong pipeline of greenfield and expansion projects at various stages of development will result in
Exxaro becoming one of the largest coal producers in South Africa.

OPERATION REGIONAL LOCATION OWNERSHIP PRODUCTS SALES 000 TONNES % EXPORTS
Grootegeluk mine Limpopo Division of Exxaro Coal (Pty) Limited Power station coal (Eskom) 14 587  
    Semi-soft coking coal 2 547 23 
Steam coal 1 459
Leeuwpan mine Mpumalanga Division of Exxaro Coal (Pty) Limited Power station coal (Eskom) 965  
  Steam coal 1 348 20 
Tshikondeni mine Limpopo Division of Exxaro Coal Coking coal (ArcelorMittal) 449  
    (Pty) Limited      
Arnot mine Mpumalanga Division of Eyesizwe Coal (Pty) Limited Power station coal (Eskom) 3 702  
Matla mine Mpumalanga Division of Eyesizwe Coal (Pty) Limited Power station coal (Eskom) 12 997  
New Clydesdale Mpumalanga Division of Eyesizwe Coal (Pty) Limited Power station coal (Eskom) 120  
mine1   Steam coal 862 96 
North Block Mpumalanga Division of Eyesizwe Coal (Pty) Limited Power station coal (Eskom) 1 855  
Complex     Steam coal 393  
Mineral sands

Exxaro's mineral sands operations include KZN Sands in South Africa,
and Australia Sands whose principal asset is a 50% share in the Tiwest joint venture with Tronox Inc. KZN Sands produced 176kt of slag while Australia Sands produced 100kt of synthetic rutile and 54kt of pigment
in 2007. Once the acquisition of the Namakwa Sands operation on the
west coast of South Africa is finalised, Exxaro will be one of the
world's largest suppliers of titanium dioxide feedstock and zircon.

           
Mineral sands KwaZulu- Subsidiaries of Exxaro Zircon 27 93 
– South Africa Natal Resources Limited Rutile 18 97 
      Ilmenite 50 100 
      Chloride slag 163 100 
      Sulphate slag 29 100 
      Low manganese pig iron 91 66 
      (LMPI)    
Mineral sands   Subsidiary of Exarro Zircon 29 100 
– Australia2 WesternAustralia Resources Limited Rutile 16 100 
      Ilmenite 20 100 
      Synthetic rutile 57 100 
      Leucoxene 17 100 

Base Metals & Industrial minerals

The Rosh Pinah zinc/lead mine in southern Namibia and the Zincor electrolytic refinery in Gauteng comprise one of the few integrated
zinc mining and refinery operations in the world. Zincor is also a
lowcost producer of zinc metal. Exxaro has an interest in the Chifeng
zinc refinery in China. During the year, Rosh Pinah and Zincor produced 95kt of zinc concentrate and 101kt of zinc metal respectively.
A dedicated plant in Pretoria manufactures highquality, gas-atomised ferrosilicon, whilst the Glen Douglas dolomite quarry provides a range
of products for the steel, construction and agricultural sectors.

Zincor refinery Gauteng Division of Exxaro Base Zinc metal 99
    Metals (Pty) Limited Sulphuric acid 133
Rosh Pinah mine Namibia Subsidiary of Exxaro Zinc concentrate 97  
    Base Metals (Namibia) Lead concentrate 19 100100 
    (Pty) Limited (93,9%)      
           
Chifeng refinery3 China Associate (22%) Zinc metal 23  
      Sulphuric acid 14 100100 
Glen Douglas Gauteng Subsidiary of Exxaro Dolomite 548  
mine   Resources Limited Aggregate 740  
      Lime 57  
FerroAlloys Gauteng Subsidiary of Exxaro Atomised ferrosilicon 6  
    Resources Limited      
Ivestments - Iron Ore
 
 

Exxaro holds 20% of Sishen Iron Ore Company (Pty) Limited. The
company operates the Sishen and Thabazimbi mines, producing some 32,4Mtpa of lumpy and fine iron ore, two-thirds of which is exported. Sishen is one of the largest single open-pit mines in the world, known
for its high grade and consistent product quality..

           
 Sishen mine Northern Division of Sishen Iron Lump ore 18 341 74 
Cape Ore Company (Pty)> Fine ore 12 145 88 
Limited
 Thabazimbi mine Limpopo Division of Sishen Iron Ore Lump ore 1 077
Company (Pty) Limited Fine ore 1 339

  1. 1 Run-of-mine tonnage from Inyanda mine was beneficiated at New Clydesdale and is reported as part of this mine’s total.
  2. 2 Production tonnes disclosed reflect Exxaro Australia Sands’ 50% interest in the Tiwest joint venture.
  3. 3 Sales tonnes disclosed represent the effective interest in the physical information of the Chifeng (Hongye) refinery.