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Coal

Anglo Coal

The Coal Reserve and Coal Resource estimates were compiled in accordance with the Australasian Code for Reporting of Mineral Resources and Ore Reserves (The JORC Code, 2004) as a minimum standard. Where relevant, the estimates were also prepared in compliance with regional codes and requirements (e.g. The SAMREC Code, 2007). The Coal Resources are additional to those resources which have been modified to produce the Coal Reserves. The tonnage is quoted as wet metric tonnes at the appropriate in-situ moisture content.

The figures reported represent 100% of the Ore Reserves and Mineral Resources, the percentage attributable to Anglo American plc is stated separately. A change to the 100% reporting basis necessitated a change to certain figures as reported in 2007. Rounding of figures may cause computational discrepancies.

Coal Resources – Mine Leases(6)
Australia
    Tonnes CV
Attributable %(2) Classification 2008 2007 2008 2007
Callide (OC) 100   MTIS(6) MTIS(6) GAR(7) GAR(7)
  Measured 317.8 253.9 4,800 4,950
  Indicated 375.3 346.0 4,740 4,790
  Measured and Indicated 693.1 599.9 4,770 4,860
  Inferred in Mine Plan(8) 0.4 1.5 4,050 3,890
Capcoal (UG/OC) 71.6   MTIS(6) MTIS(6) GAR(7) GAR(7)
  Measured 181.2 121.1 7,160 7,160
  Indicated 119.8 103.8 7,160 7,160
  Measured and Indicated 301.0 224.9 7,160 7,160
  Inferred in Mine Plan(8) 8.6 13.5 7,160 7,160
Dawson (OC) 51.0   MTIS(6) MTIS(6) GAR(7) GAR(7)
  Measured 162.3 5.9 6,560 6,350
  Indicated 215.1 33.0 6,590 6,350
  Measured and Indicated 377.4 38.9 6,580 6,350
  Inferred in Mine Plan(8) 2.7 2.9 6,540 6,540
Drayton (OC) 88.2   MTIS(6) MTIS(6) GAR(7) GAR(7)
  Measured 9.3 6.8 6,730 6,740
  Indicated 12.4 11.7 6,760 6,760
  Measured and Indicated 21.7 18.4 6,750 6,750
  Inferred in Mine Plan(8) 1.3 1.4 6,860 6,860
Foxleigh (OC) 70.0   MTIS(6) MTIS(6) GAR(7) GAR(7)
  Measured 1.8 7,680
  Indicated 71.0 7,420
  Measured and Indicated 72.7 7,430
  Inferred in Mine Plan(8)
Moranbah North (UG) 88.0   MTIS(6) MTIS(6) GAR(7) GAR(7)
  Measured 32.4 35.4 6,730 6,730
  Indicated 22.4 18.4 6,730 6,730
  Measured and Indicated 54.7 53.9 6,730 6,730
  Inferred in Mine Plan(8) 0.6 0.8 6,730 6,730
Australia Sub Total 80.2   MTIS(6) MTIS(6) GAR(7) GAR(7)
  Measured 704.7 423.1 5,930 5,780
  Indicated 816.0 512.9 5,900 5,480
  Measured and Indicated 1,520.7 936.0 5,920 5,620
  Inferred in Mine Plan(8) 13.6 20.1 6,910 6,790
Coal Resources – Mine Leases(6)
Canada
    Tonnes CV
Attributable %(2) Classification 2008 2007 2008 2007
Trend (OC) 74.0   MTIS(6) MTIS(6) GAR(7) GAR(7)
  Measured 3.2 7,500
  Indicated 0.1 7,500
  Measured and Indicated 3.3 7,500
  Inferred in Mine Plan(8) 2.4 2.5 7,500 7,500
Canada Sub Total 74.0   MTIS(6) MTIS(6) GAR(7) GAR(7)
  Measured 3.2 7,500
  Indicated 0.1 7,500
  Measured and Indicated 3.3 7,500
  Inferred in Mine Plan(8) 2.4 2.5 7,500 7,500
Coal Resources – Mine Leases(6)
Colombia
   
Tonnes

CV
Attributable %(2) Classification 2008 2007 2008 2007
Cerréjon (OC) 33.3   MTIS(6) MTIS(6) GAR(7) GAR(7)
  Measured 667.1 204.1 6,400 6,520
  Indicated 712.8 990.2 6,290 6,210
  Measured and Indicated 1,379.9 1,194.3 6,340 6,270
  Inferred in Mine Plan(8) 1.9 7,220
Colombia Sub Total 33.3   MTIS(6) MTIS(6) GAR(7) GAR(7)
  Measured 667.1 204.1 6,400 6,520
  Indicated 712.8 990.2 6,290 6,210
  Measured and Indicated 1,379.9 1,194.3 6,340 6,270
  Inferred in Mine Plan(8) 1.9 7,220
Coal Resources – Mine Leases(6)
South Africa
    Tonnes CV
Attributable %(2) Classification 2008 2007 2008 2007
Goedehoop (UG/OC) 100   MTIS(6) MTIS(6) GAR(7) GAR(7)
  Measured 135.4 132.9 5,010 5,910
  Indicated 83.8 100.6 5,320 5,430
  Measured and Indicated 219.2 233.5 5,130 5,700
  Inferred in Mine Plan(8)
Greenside (UG) 100   MTIS(6) MTIS(6) GAR(7) GAR(7)
  Measured
  Indicated
  Measured and Indicated
  Inferred in Mine Plan(8) 27.7 26.6 5,120 6,560
Isibonelo (OC) 100   MTIS(6) MTIS(6) GAR(7) GAR(7)
  Measured
  Indicated 25.8 25.8 5,330 5,330
  Measured and Indicated 25.8 25.8 5,330 5,330
  Inferred in Mine Plan(8)
Kleinkopje (OC) 100   MTIS(6) MTIS(6) GAR(7) GAR(7)
  Measured 31.9 4,960
  Indicated
  Measured and Indicated 31.9 4,960
  Inferred in Mine Plan(8)
Kriel (UG/OC) 73.0   MTIS(6) MTIS(6) GAR(7) GAR(7)
  Measured 61.8 56.9 5,280 5,490
  Indicated 34.7 39.5 4,710 4,740
  Measured and Indicated 96.5 96.5 5,080 5,180
  Inferred in Mine Plan(8)
Landau (OC) 100   MTIS(6) MTIS(6) GAR(7) GAR(7)
  Measured 34.0 11.2 5,750 5,970
  Indicated 66.3 62.7 6,050 6,090
  Measured and Indicated 100.2 73.9 5,950 6,070
  Inferred in Mine Plan(8)
Mafube (OC) 50.0   MTIS(6) MTIS(6) GAR(7) GAR(7)
  Measured 4.2 12.6 5,300 5,400
  Indicated 41.9 5,420
  Measured and Indicated 4.2 54.5 5,300 5,410
  Inferred in Mine Plan(8) 10.7 5,420
New Denmark (UG) 100   MTIS(6) MTIS(6) GAR(7) GAR(7)
  Measured
  Indicated
  Measured and Indicated
  Inferred in Mine Plan(8) 78.7 78.6 5,840 5,850
New Vaal (OC) 100   MTIS(6) MTIS(6) GAR(7) GAR(7)
  Measured 2.5 4,230
  Indicated 8.4 3,820
  Measured and Indicated 2.5 8.4 4,230 3,820
  Inferred in Mine Plan(8)
Nooitgedacht 5 Seam (UG) 100   MTIS(6) MTIS(6) GAR(7) GAR(7)
  Measured 1.1 1.1 6,240 6,240
  Indicated
  Measured and Indicated 1.1 1.1 6,240 6,240
  Inferred in Mine Plan(8)
Zondagsfontein (UG/OC) 73.0   MTIS(6) MTIS(6) GAR(7) GAR(7)
  Measured 90.8 202.1 4,480 5,150
  Indicated 220.3 343.2 5,200 5,120
  Measured and Indicated 311.2 545.3 4,990 5,130
  Inferred in Mine Plan(8)
South Africa Sub Total 85.8   MTIS(6) MTIS(6) GAR(7) GAR(7)
  Measured 361.7 416.8 4,990 5,470
  Indicated 430.9 622.1 5,320 5,260
  Measured and Indicated 792.6 1,038.9 5,170 5,340
  Inferred in Mine Plan(8) 117.1 105.2 5,630 6,030
Coal Resources – Mine Leases(6)
Venezuela
    Tonnes CV
Attributable %(2) Classification 2008 2007 2008 2007
Guasare (OC) 25.0   MTIS(6) MTIS(6) GAR(7) GAR(7)
  Measured 26.9 26.9 7,910 7,910
  Indicated 79.5 79.5 7,860 7,860
  Measured and Indicated 106.5 106.5 7,870 7,870
  Inferred in Mine Plan(8)
Venezuela Sub Total 25.0   MTIS(6) MTIS(6) GAR(7) GAR(7)
  Measured 26.9 26.9 7,910 7,910
  Indicated 79.5 79.5 7,860 7,860
  Measured and Indicated 106.5 106.5 7,870 7,870
    Inferred in Mine Plan(8)
  Tonnes CV
Coal Resources – Mine Leases(6) Attributable %(2) Classification 2008 2007 2008 2007
Total Mine Leases 62.8   MTIS(6) MTIS(6) GAR(7) GAR(7)
  Measured 1,760.5 1,074.2 5,950 5,860
  Indicated 2,039.2 2,204.9 5,990 5,830
  Measured and Indicated 3,799.7 3,279.0 5,970 5,840
  Inferred in Mine Plan(8) 133.1 129.7 5,800 6,190

Mining method: OC = Open Cast, UG = Underground.

Attributable percentages for country totals are weighted by Measured and Indicated MTIS.

Summary of Material Changes appear at the end of the section

(2)
Attributable (%) refers to 2008 only. For the 2007 Reported and Attributable figures, please refer to the 2007 Annual Report.
(6)
Coal Resources are quoted on a Mineable Tonnage In-Situ (MTIS) basis in million tonnes which are in addition to those resources which have been modified to produce the reported Coal Reserves. Coal Resources are on an in-situ moisture basis.
(7)
The coal quality for the Coal Resources is quoted on an in-situ heat content as Calorific Value (CV) on a Gross As Received (GAR) basis. CV is rounded to the nearest 10 kcal/kg.
(8)
Inferred in Mine Plan refers to Inferred Coal Resources that are included in the life of mine schedule of the respective collieries but which are not reported as Coal Reserves.

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