African Exploration Mining and Finance Corporation

African Exploration Mining and Finance Corporation is the State Owned Mining Company established to secure South Africa's energy supply primarily through the mining and supply of coal for the generation of electricity, as well as securing other resources that will provide energy for the future, including key minerals for beneficiation in the energy and steel value chain.

The company is managed by dynamic young talent who are carrying out the State vision with pride and who firmly believe that a sustainable entity can only thrive to deliver its mandate if anchored by sensible business principles, excellent human resources and sound financial discipline on which it is building to achieve the mandated returns for the country.

Sustainable exploration and mining to power South Africa

COVID-19 Corona Virus South African Resource Portal


COVID-19 Corona Virus South African Resource Portal

AEMFC remains deeply concerned about the devastating effect of the COVID 19 virus that has swept across the world, affecting many lives in our country, threatening the families and lives of our valued employees in the process.

It is for this reason that the company has put various measures in place as recommended by the World Health Organisation and the South African National Command Council chaired by the President of South Africa, having declared the country’s national state of disaster owing to the Corona pandemic. This is despite the nature of AEMFC’s business as a supplier of coal to ESKOM for electricity generation purposes and thus within an essential industry sector. The company has also implemented measures as per the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE), guidelines. Some of the critical preventative measures put in force are as follows:


The following changes will be in effect from 1 April 2016:

Suppliers who wish to render services to African Exploration Mining and Finance Corporation SOC Ltd (AEMFC) will no longer register at AEMFC directly.



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