Coal & Carbon expertise for a sustainable future

The FFF Carbon (FFF-C) is an impartial, independent non-profit organisation which serves the techno-intellectual needs of the multidisciplinary fossil fuel and energy community in Africa through communication, information distribution, coordination, education, promotion, and networking.

Multi-pollutant Emission Technology - The solution

FFF Carbon Webinar
24, November 2023
1pm – 2pm

Growing coal events, expanding knowledge

The FFF-Carbon provides

  • Information, communication, and education via techno-transfer through conferences, courses, colloquia, seminars, workshops, webinars.
  • Networking, mentoring, and guidance along the fossil fuel value-chains, and related energy industries.
  • Specific services or data drawn from specialists in key topics or disciplines for the purpose of developing media and journal articles, conferences, lectures, webinars, and courses.
  • Coordination of projects of national concern and lobbying by accredited specialists.


Membership to the FFF-C is open to all – individuals (students, professionals, academics, consultants, retirees, etc), companies, government bodies and non-profit organisations.


The following is a list of courses on coal related matters designed for a wide range of disciplines and professions in the coal industry.

News & Articles

Article summarising the IRP reports that had been presented to Parliament and Parliaments views.

Affiliated Members

Corporate Members


Glencore bets on US love of coal with new fossil fuel giant

November 20, 2023

17th November 2023 By: Bloomberg Glencore is preparing to unleash a new coal supermajor on the New York market that would – based on recent performance – churn out bigger profits than the current top 10 US listed coal miners combined. The world’s No. 1 shipper of thermal coal on Tuesday unveiled the first step in the process, with a deal to […]

Renewable energy hits the red light as electricity minister shoots it down

November 15, 2023

By Mandisa Nyathi The department of mineral resources and energy has hit back at critics who have spoken against its latest draft report on South Africa Renewable Energy Master Plan released in July. The renewable energy industry faces a serious setback after electricity minister Kgosientsho Ramokgopa said that renewables cannot be a solution to the energy […]

Events & Courses


The topics cover the full coal value chain from origin and formation of Southern African coals and their sampling, analysis, characterisation and classification, through geology, mining, beneficiation and utilisation processes to environmental aspects, trade and marketing with economic aspects. Specialist lecturers are provided. Courses are convened on request and are subject to a minimum number of attendees. Venues may be at a central location or on site if so requested.