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Buffalo Coal granted water use licence for Balgray Project

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Buffalo Coal Corp. has announced that the Republic of South Africa’s Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) granted an official Water Use License, valid for 15 years, to Zinoju Coal Proprietary Limited on the 13th of February 2022 for the Balgray project. The Water Use License has been granted in terms of the National Water Act (No. 36 of 1998) (the Act).

Appeals may be lodged against the DWS’s decision in terms of the Act’s applicable regulations within 30 days from the date of notification of interested and affected parties.

“Following the granting of this Water Use License, the company has now secured all of the regulatory authorisations required for the development of Balgray. The company is currently engaging various parties to secure the required funding for the construction of Balgray.

“Balgray is the highest priority project in Buffalo Coal’s current project pipeline and will extend the Company’s anthracite operations by approximately seven years,” commented Emma Oosthuizen, the company’s CEO.

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