How will this project affect communities?


Ibutho Coal respects and acknowledges the concerns raised by the community and we are committed to
tackling the concerns in an open, hands-on manner with regular consultation.

The project’s most significant benefits are:

  • Community ownership through a community trust
  • Job opportunities
  • Skills development opportunities
  • Use of local suppliers and SMME opportunities
  • New infrastructure
  • Local economic boost

The highlighted concerns and impacts are:

  • Noise, dust, vibration
  • Reduced cattle-grazing and land use
  • Public road diversions
  • Resettlement of households and graves
  • Health and safety


Ibutho Coal will limit the impact to acceptable levels in accordance with current legislation and standards.

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