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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 Reserves(1)
Australia
    ROM Tonnes(3) Yield(4) CV/CSN(5) Saleable Tonnes(3)
Attributable %(2) Classification 2008 2007 2008 2007 2008 2007 2008 2007
Callide (OC) 100   million million % % kcal/kg kcal/kg million million
Domestic Power   Proved 134.6 204.8 97.4 98.7 4,530 4,610 131.0 202.1
    Probable 87.7 27.0 99.2 98.1 4,550 4,480 87.0 26.5
    Total 222.3 231.8 98.1 98.6 4,540 4,590 218.0 228.5
Capcoal (UG/OC) 71.6   million million % % kcal/kg kcal/kg million million
Export Thermal   Proved 125.8 135.6 38.9 41.1 7,400 7,400 53.1 57.8
    Probable 90.3 90.1 39.1 41.3 7,400 7,400 38.6 38.6
    Total 216.1 225.6 39.0 41.2 7,400 7,400 91.7 96.5
    % % CSN CSN million million
Coking   Proved   29.8 29.9 8.5 8.5 39.1 42.6
  Probable   17.2 17.3 8.5 8.5 16.3 16.3
  Total   24.5 24.9 8.5 8.5 55.4 58.9
Dawson (OC) 51.0   million million % % kcal/kg kcal/kg million million
Export Thermal Proved 205.1 213.6 53.2 53.3 6,600 6,610 114.1 117.8
  Probable 123.0 123.0 30.5 30.6 6,620 6,570 38.9 39.1
  Total 328.1 336.6 44.7 45.0 6,610 6,600 153.0 156.9
    % % CSN CSN million million
Coking Proved   28.0 28.0 7.5 7.5 59.6 62.9
  Probable   47.5 47.5 7.5 7.5 61.4 61.4
  Total   35.3 35.1 7.5 7.5 121.0 124.3
Drayton (OC) 88.2   million million % % kcal/kg kcal/kg million million
Export Thermal Proved 26.5 30.7 69.8 69.8 6,720 6,720 18.5 21.4
  Probable 14.4 14.6 69.8 69.8 6,740 6,740 10.1 10.2
  Total 40.9 45.3 69.8 69.8 6,730 6,730 28.6 31.6
    % % kcal/kg kcal/kg million million
Domestic Power Proved   25.0 25.0 5,780 5,780 6.6 7.7
  Probable   25.0 25.0 5,780 5,780 3.6 3.7
  Total   25.0 25.0 5,780 5,780 10.2 11.3
Moranbah North (UG) 88.0   million million % % CSN CSN million million
Coking Proved 118.4 119.5 75.8 77.4 7.5 8.0 95.0 97.7
  Probable 17.3 23.3 74.0 73.0 8.0 7.5 13.6 17.9
  Total 135.8 142.8 75.6 76.7 7.5 8.0 108.6 115.6
Australia Export Thermal 61.8   million million % % kcal/kg kcal/kg million million
  Proved 610.4 704.1 50.8 51.5 6,840 6,860 185.7 197.1
  Probable 332.8 278.0 38.8 39.9 6,980 6,950 87.6 87.9
  Total 943.2 982.1 45.4 46.5 6,880 6,890 273.3 285.0
Australia Coking 69.1     % % CSN CSN million million
  Proved   51.8 52.2 8.0 8.0 193.7 203.1
  Probable   46.0 47.1 8.0 7.5 91.4 95.7
  Total   48.6 49.2 8.0 8.0 285.0 298.9
Australia Domestic Power 99.5   % % kcal/kg kcal/kg million million
  Proved   93.9 96.0 4,590 4,650 137.6 209.7
  Probable   96.3 89.2 4,600 4,640 90.7 30.1
  Total   94.8 95.2 4,590 4,650 228.3 239.9

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Coal Reserves(1)
Canada
    ROM Tonnes(3) Yield(4) CV/CSN(5) Saleable Tonnes(3)
Attributable %(2) Classification 2008 2007 2008 2007 2008 2007 2008 2007
Trend (OC) 74.0   million million % % kcal/kg kcal/kg million million
Export Thermal Proved 10.4 11.4 2.0 5,660 0.2
  Probable 4.2 4.2 2.8 5,660 0.1
  Total 14.6 15.6 2.2 5,660 0.3
    % % CSN CSN million million
Coking Proved   68.0 67.4 7.0 7.0 7.4 8.0
  Probable   67.3 66.4 7.0 7.0 3.0 2.8
  Total   67.8 67.1 7.0 7.0 10.4 10.8
Canada Export Thermal 74.0   million million % % kcal/kg kcal/kg million million
  Proved 10.4 11.4 2.0 5,660 0.2
  Probable 4.2 4.2 2.8 5,660 0.1
  Total 14.6 15.6 2.2 5,660 0.3
Canada Coking 74.0       % % CSN CSN million million
  Proved   68.0 67.4 7.0 7.0 7.4 8.0
  Probable   67.3 66.4 7.0 7.0 3.0 2.8
  Total   67.8 67.1 7.0 7.0 10.4 10.8

                   
Coal Reserves(1)
Colombia
    ROM Tonnes(3) Yield(4) CV/CSN(5) Saleable Tonnes(3)
Attributable %(2) Classification 2008 2007 2008 2007 2008 2007 2008 2007
Cerréjon (OC) 33.3   million million % % kcal/kg kcal/kg million million
Export Thermal Proved 519.3 649.0 96.9 100 6,200 6,130 502.9 661.2
  Probable 241.0 211.2 96.9 100 6,200 6,220 233.4 215.4
  Total 760.2 860.2 96.9 100 6,200 6,160 736.3 876.6
Colombia Export Thermal 33.3   million million % % kcal/kg kcal/kg million million
  Proved 519.3 649.0 96.9 100 6,200 6,130 502.9 661.2
  Probable 241.0 211.2 96.9 100 6,200 6,220 233.4 215.4
  Total 760.2 860.2 96.9 100 6,200 6,160 736.3 876.6

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Coal Reserves(1)
South Africa
    ROM Tonnes(3) Yield(4) CV/CSN(5) Saleable Tonnes(3)
Attributable %(2) Classification 2008 2007 2008 2007 2008 2007 2008 2007
Goedehoop (UG/OC) 100   million million % % kcal/kg kcal/kg million million
Export Thermal Proved 50.5 46.7 49.9 57.5 6,200 6,160 26.3 27.5
  Probable 81.2 103.7 54.2 52.9 6,130 6,170 45.1 56.1
  Total 131.7 150.4 52.6 54.4 6,150 6,160 71.4 83.6
    % % kcal/kg kcal/kg million million
Metallurgical Proved   2.0 3.3 6,990 7,080 1.0 1.5
  Probable   4.2 7,010 4.4
  Total   0.8 3.9 6,990 7,030 1.0 5.9
Greenside (UG) 100   million million % % kcal/kg kcal/kg million million
Export Thermal Proved 19.5 9.3 63.2 64.2 6,240 6,200 12.6 6.3
  Probable 12.2 47.6 60.3 60.3 6,220 6,190 7.5 30.4
  Total 31.7 56.9 62.1 60.9 6,230 6,200 20.1 36.7
Isibonelo (OC) 100   million million % % kcal/kg kcal/kg million million
Domestic synfuel Proved 90.6 91.5 100 100 4,660 4,870 90.6 91.3
  Probable
  Total 90.6 91.5 100 100 4,660 4,870 90.6 91.3
Kleinkopje (OC) 100   million million % % kcal/kg kcal/kg million million
Export Thermal Proved 81.9 75.2 32.9 57.7 6,220 6,170 27.3 43.8
  Probable 25.4 64.0 49.0 52.8 6,230 6,180 12.6 33.9
  Total 107.4 139.2 36.7 55.4 6,220 6,170 39.9 77.7
    % % kcal/kg kcal/kg million million
Domestic Power Proved   40.6 4,530 33.2
  Probable  
  Total   31.0 4,530 33.2
Kriel (UG/OC) 73.0   million million % % kcal/kg kcal/kg million million
Domestic Power Proved 82.1 94.8 100 100 4,800 4,920 82.1 94.8
  Probable 62.4 61.4 100 100 4,500 4,730 62.4 61.4
  Total 144.5 156.2 100 100 4,670 4,850 144.5 156.2
Landau (OC) 100    million million % % kcal/kg kcal/kg million million
Export Thermal Proved 37.5 37.8 50.1 58.5 6,270 6,250 18.8 22.2
  Probable 27.8 35.7 48.4 64.9 6,260 5,730 13.4 23.5
  Total 65.3 73.5 49.4 61.6 6,270 5,980 32.3 45.7
    % % kcal/kg kcal/kg million million
Domestic Power Proved   10.6 3,340 4.0
  Probable   15.3 4,690 4.2
  Total   12.6 4,040 8.2
Mafube (OC) 50.0   million million % % kcal/kg kcal/kg million million
Export Thermal Proved 40.6 44.3 54.2 53.6 6,290 6,260 22.0 23.9
  Probable 66.8 36.9 6,270 24.7
  Total 107.3 44.3 43.4 53.6 6,280 6,260 46.7 23.9
    % % kcal/kg kcal/kg million million
Domestic Power Proved   28.0 25.9 5,380 5,050 11.4 12.1
  Probable   31.3 5,080 20.9
  Total   30.1 25.9 5,190 5,050 32.3 12.1
New Denmark (UG) 100   million million % % kcal/kg kcal/kg million million
Domestic Power Proved 41.9 62.6 100 100 4,900 5,140 41.9 62.6
  Probable 87.6 102.1 100 100 4,850 5,100 87.6 102.1
  Total 129.5 164.7 100 100 4,870 5,120 129.5 164.7
New Vaal (OC) 100   million million % % kcal/kg kcal/kg million million
Domestic Power Proved 444.9 477.2 91.2 91.7 3,500 3,720 417.6 448.0
  Probable
  Total 444.9 477.2 91.2 91.7 3,500 3,720 417.6 448.0
Nooitgedacht 5 Seam (UG) 100   million million % % kcal/kg kcal/kg million million
Export Thermal Proved 2.9 3.6 39.9 6,200 1.2
  Probable
  Total 2.9 3.6 39.9 6,200 1.2
    % % kcal/kg kcal/kg million million
Metallurgical Proved   30.5 71.9 6,510 6,470 0.9 2.6
  Probable  
  Total   30.5 71.9 6,510 6,470 0.9 2.6
Zondagsfontein (UG/OC) 73.0   million million % % kcal/k kcal/kg million million
Export Thermal Proved
  Probable 117.7 40.1 6,340 47.5
  Total 117.7 40.1 6,340 47.5
    % % kcal/kg kcal/kg million million
Domestic Power Proved  
  Probable   40.5 4,880 49.8
  Total   40.5 4,880 49.8
South Africa Export Thermal 86.0   million million % % kcal/kg kcal/kg million million
  Proved 892.4 943.0 48.0 57.7 6,240 6,200 108.2 123.8
  Probable 481.0 414.5 46.3 56.4 6,240 6,100 150.9 143.8
  Total 1,373.4 1,357.5 46.5 56.9 6,240 6,150 259.1 267.6
South Africa Metallurgical 100     % % kcal/kg kcal/kg million million
  Proved   15.8 46.5 6,760 6,700 1.9 4.2
  Probable   4.2 7,010 4.4
  Total   15.2 24.8 6,760 6,860 1.9 8.6
South Africa Domestic Power 91.6     % % kcal/kg kcal/kg million million
  Proved   88.4 93.2 3,870 4,070 590.1 617.5
  Probable   78.8 100 4,780 4,970 225.0 163.5
  Total   85.4 94.6 4,120 4,260 815.1 780.9
South Africa Synfuel 100     % % kcal/kg kcal/kg million million
  Proved   100 100 4,660 4,870 90.6 91.3
  Probable  
  Total   100 100 4,660 4,870 0.6 91.3
                     
Coal Reserves(1)
Venezuela
    ROM Tonnes(3) Yield(4) CV/CSN(5) Saleable
Tonnes(3)
Attributable %(2) Classification 2008 2007 2008 2007 2008 2007 2008 2007
Guasare (OC) 25.0   million million % % kcal/kg kcal/kg million million
Export Thermal Proved 136.6 141.0 100 100 7,320 7,100 141.1 145.5
  Probable
  Total 136.6 141.0 100 100 7,320 7,100 141.1 145.5
Venezuela Export Thermal 25.0   million million % % kcal/kg kcal/kg million million
  Proved 136.6 141.0 100 100 7,320 7,100 141.1 145.5
  Probable
  Total 136.6 141.0 100 100 7,320 7,100 141.1 145.5

                   
  ROM Tonnes(3) Yield(4) CV/CSN(5) Saleable
Tonnes(3)
Total Coal Reserves Attributable %(2) Classification 2008 2007 2008 2007 2008 2007 2008 2007
Export Thermal 47.7   million million % % kcal/kg kcal/kg million million
  Proved 2,169.1 2,448.5 82.6 74.7 6,500 6,390 938.1 1,127.6
  Probable 1,059.0 907.9 69.9 61.9 6,360 6,330 472.0 447.2
  Total 3,228.0 3,356.4 77.9 69.7 6,450 6,370 1,410.1 1,574.7
Metallurgical 100     % % kcal/kg kcal/kg million million
  Proved   15.8 46.5 6,760 6,700 1.9 4.2
  Probable   4.2 7,010 4.4
  Total   15.2 24.8 6,760 6,860 1.9 8.6
Coking 69.3     % % CSN CSN million million
  Proved   52.4 52.7 8.0 8.0 201.1 211.1
  Probable   46.7 47.7 7.5 7.5 94.3 98.5
  Total   49.2 49.8 8.0 8.0 295.4 309.7
Domestic Power 93.3     % % kcal/kg kcal/kg million million
  Proved   89.5 93.9 4,010 4,220 727.7 827.2
  Probable   83.8 98.3 4,730 4,910 315.6 193.6
  Total   87.5 94.7 4,230 4,350 1,043.4 1,020.8
Synfuel 100     % % kcal/kg kcal/kg million million
  Proved   100 100 4,660 4,870 90.6 91.3
  Probable  
  Total   100 100 4,660 4,870 90.6 91.3

Mining method: OC = Open Cast, UG = Underground.
For the multi-product operations, the ROM tonnage figures apply to each product.
The Saleable tonnage cannot be calculated directly from the ROM reserve tonnage using the air dried yields as presented since the difference in moisture content is not taken into account.
Attributable percentages for country totals are weighted by saleable tonnes and should not be directly applied to the ROM tonnage.
Summary of Material Changes appear at the end of the section

Export Thermal refers to low- to high-volatile thermal coal primarily for export in the use of power generation; quality measured by calorific value (CV).
Coking refers to a high-, medium- or low-volatile semi-soft, soft or hard coking coal primarily for blending and use in steel industry, particularly from Australian operations; quality measured as crucible swell number (CSN).
Metallurgical refers to semi soft, soft, hard, semi-hard or anthracite coal, other than Coking Coal, such as pulverized coal injection (PCI) or other general metallurgical coal for the export or domestic market with a wider range of properties than Coking Coal.
Domestic Power refers to low- to high-volatile thermal or semi-soft coal primarily for domestic consumption for power generation, predominantly in Australia and South Africa; quality measured by calorific value.
Synfuels refers to a coal specifically for the domestic production of synthetic fuel and chemicals; quality measured by calorific value.

(1)
Coal Reserves are quoted on a Run Of Mine (ROM) reserve tonnage basis which represents the tonnes delivered to the plant. Saleable reserve tonnage represents the product tonnes produced. Coal Reserves (ROM and Saleable) are on the applicable moisture basis.
(2)
Attributable (%) refers to 2008 only. For the 2007 Reported and Attributable figures, please refer to the 2007 Annual Report.
(3)
The tonnage is quoted as metric tonnes and where applicable abbreviated as Mt for million tonnes.
(4)
Yield (%) represents the ratio of Saleable reserve tonnes to ROM reserve tonnes and is quoted on a constant moisture basis or on an air dried to air dried basis. The total yield is calculated on the ROM reserves and may differ from the individual yields given for Proved and Probable Reserves.
(5)
The coal quality for the Coal Reserves is quoted as either Calorific Value (CV) or Crucible Swell Number (CSN) on a Gross As Received (GAR) basis. Coal quality parameters for the Coal Reserves for Coking, Metallurgical and Export Thermal collieries meet the contractual specifications for coking coal, PCI, metallurgical coal, steam coal and domestic coal. Coal quality parameters for the Coal Reserves for Domestic Power and Domestic Synfuels collieries meet the specifications of the individual supply contracts. CV is rounded to the nearest 10 kcal/kg and CSN to the nearest 0.5 index.

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