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The Universal Coal Procurement Department is committed to building a responsible, inclusive and more transparent procurement that generates sustainable value for all our stakeholders, including the communities that we operate in.

Universal Coal relies on a national and international network of suppliers to provide input materials for its operations. More advanced and/or specialised equipment or input materials are sometimes sourced from countries other than those where our operations are located.

Universal Coal strives to undertake its material stewardship and procurement activities in a manner that is sustainable and adheres to internationally recognised practices. To this end, we endeavour to ensure value-added, cost-effective and sustainable service delivery, that enables our operations to achieve their strategic growth and productivity objectives.

Universal Coal’s ability to source locally can be restricted by a lack of local commercial capabilities The company is committed to helping local companies grow their capacity to deliver high quality, competitively priced products where possible.

Target communities

  • Delmas and its Surrounding host Communities
  • Kriel and its Surrounding host Communities
  • Belfast and its Surrounding host Communities