JOHANNESBURG, August 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --
The world's last substantial untapped coal reserve is set to change forever as the first shipment of coal mined in Moatize arrives by train at the port of Beira this month which is destined for export to Brazil, India, Japan and the South African markets.
With infrastructure holding the key to a successful future the initial investment opportunity will be financing the infrastructure needed to get coal to market. Producers are underway to prepare for exports which will carry out between 50 000 and 60 000 tons of coal. By November the coal wharf at the port of Beira is due to be fully operational.
Key insights into Mozambican coal exploration and production, current and future coal projects, CHPP design considerations, Nacala special economic zone update, pit to port infrastructure developments in unlocking delivery, update on developments and innovations in infrastructure, alternative trade routes in road transport, the increasing coal demand from Asia and the potential for Mozambique to become a significant coal supplier to the Asian markets, infrastructure financing, the new Mining Act and Geological Policy and the challenges and opportunities for the outlook of Mozambican coal in the future are some of the key issues which will be discussed at the Coal Exploration & Production Mozambique conference, which will take place from 17 - 19 October in Maputo, Mozambique. The programme can be found on http://www.coalproductionmoz.com and features leading professionals in the coal and steel industries, Government officials, infrastructure companies, energy producers and buyers, analysts and consultants including Honourable Minister Dr. Esperança Bias, Ministry of Mineral Resources; Honourable Minister Paulo Zucula, Ministry of Transport and Communications; Honourable Minister Alcinda Abreu, Ministry of Coordination of Environmental Affairs.
For more information about Coal Exploration & Production Mozambique please visit http://www.coalproductionmoz.com
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