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Generating new sources of
coal based energy in southern Tanzania
Rukwa Coalfields - Muze
Muze

Approximately 10km east of the Mkomolo and Namwele deposits.

Timeline
Explored: in 1950's by Tanganyika Geological Survey (TGS) and the Colonial Development Corporation (CDC) establishing a non JORC compliant resource of 10 million tonnes proven and 60 million tonnes indicated*. Historical exploration of drilling and shallow exploration shafts.

*Semikwa et al, 1998. The Geology , Petrology, Palynology and Geochemistry of the Permian Coal Basin in Tanzania. Namwele-Mkomolo, Muze and Galula Coalfields. International Journal of Coal Geology, 36 (1998) 63-110.

Drilling phase1: : Q2-4 2012 Layne Drilling International completed the Phase 1 drill programme recommended by consultants Sound Mining Solutions Ltd. ("SMS") of South Africa. SMS Ltd retained to establishing maiden JORC compliant resource.

Q1, 2013:

Block Tonnes Class ASH (%) IM (%) VM (%) FC (%) CV (MJ/kg) TS (%) YLD (%)
                   
Mkomolo 13,379,881 Measured 36.31 4.13 25.56 34.01 17.90 2.85 36.17
31,888,824 Indicated 37.44 4.10 25.37 33.09 17.50 3.55 33.84
635,187 Inferred 35.09 4.55 26.18 34.19 18.43 3.70 33.00
                   
Namwele 4,142,141 Measured 39.03 4.75 24.22 32.00 16.53 4.19 24.14
2,838,529 Indicated 37.51 4.61 25.25 32.63 17.16 4.35 22.24
- Inferred - - - - - - -
                   
Muze 3,691,527 Measured 39.08 4.24 24.99 31.70 16.46 2.67 49.85
1,545,746 Indicated 38.13 4.48 25.02 32.37 16.73 2.80 44.46
- Inferred - - - - - - -


The Muze project is potentially suited for rapid development of a low cost, large tonnage, open pit mine.