Bisichi PLC (Bisichi) is committed to protecting your privacy. You can visit most pages on our site without giving us any information about yourself. But sometimes we do need information to provide services that you request, and this privacy statement explains data collection and use in those situations. This privacy statement only applies to; it does not apply to any other website, product or service. Please read the complete privacy statement.

Collection of your Personal Information
We will ask you when we need information that personally identifies you (personal information) or allows us to contact you. Generally, this information is requested for e-mail newsletters or joining a limited-access site. Personal information collected by often is limited to e-mail address, language, country or location, but may include other information when needed to provide a service you requested. also collects certain information about your computer hardware and software. This information may include: your IP address, browser type, operating system, domain name, access times and referring Web site addresses. This information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of also collects information about which pages our customers visit within This site visitation (page hit) data is used to gather statistics on popular areas of the site in order to maintain a quality service and guide us as to the most popular areas within the site.

Use of your Personal Information
We use your personal information for the following purposes:

To ensure our site is relevant to your needs.

To deliver services, such as newsletters.

To help us create and publish content most relevant to you.

To allow you access to limited-entry areas of our site as appropriate.

We will merge site-visitation data with anonymous demographic information for research purposes, and we may use this information in aggregate to provide more relevant content. In some limited-entry sections of, with your approval, we will combine site-visitation data with your personal information in order to provide you with personalized content. If you decline permission, we will not provide you the personalized service and won’t merge your personal information with site-visitation data.

Bisichi may disclose your personal information if required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Bisichi or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Bisichi, or (c) act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of Bisichi employees or members of the public.

Access to your Personal Information
We will provide you with the means to ensure that your personal information is correct and current.

Security of your Personal Information is committed to protecting the security of your personal information. We use a variety of security technologies and procedures to help protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. For example, we store the personal information you provide in computer servers with limited access that are located in controlled facilities.

Protection of Children’s Personal Information is a general audience site and does not knowingly collect any personal information from children.

Use of Cookies
When someone visits the site, a cookie is placed on the customer’s machine (if the customer accepts cookies) or is read if the customer has visited the site previously. One use of cookies is to assist in the collection of the site visitation statistics described above.

We also use cookies to collect information on which newsletter links are clicked by customers. This information is used to ensure we are sending information customers want to read. It is collected in aggregate form and never linked with your personal information.

Welcome to our website. If you continue to browse and use this website, you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following terms and conditions of use, which together with our privacy policy govern Bisichi PLC’s relationship with you in relation to this website. If you disagree with any part of these terms and conditions, please do not use our website.

The term ‘Bisichi’ or ‘Bisichi PLC’ or ‘us’ or ‘we’ refers to the owner of the website whose registered office is 24 Bruton Place, London, W1J 6NE

Our company registration number is 112155 (England and Wales). The term ‘you’ refers to the user or viewer of our website.

The use of this website is subject to the following terms of use:

The content of the pages of this website is for your general information and use only. It is subject to change without notice.

This website uses cookies to monitor browsing preferences.

Neither we nor any third parties provide any warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy, timeliness, performance, completeness or suitability of the information and materials found or offered on this website for any particular purpose. You acknowledge that such information and materials may contain inaccuracies or errors and we expressly exclude liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law.

Your use of any information or materials on this website is entirely at your own risk, for which we shall not be liable. It shall be your own responsibility to ensure that any products, services or information available through this website meet your specific requirements.

This website contains material which is owned by or licensed to us. This material includes, but is not limited to, the design, layout, look, appearance and graphics. Reproduction is prohibited other than in accordance with the copyright notice, which forms part of these terms and conditions.

All trademarks reproduced in this website, which are not the property of, or licensed to the operator, are acknowledged on the website.

Unauthorised use of this website may give rise to a claim for damages and/or be a criminal offence.

From time to time, this website may also include links to other websites. These links are provided for your convenience to provide further information. They do not signify that we endorse the website(s). We have no responsibility for the content of the linked website(s).

Your use of this website and any dispute arising out of such use of the website is subject to the laws of England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

Directors Responsibility Statement

The directors of Bisichi PLC are responsible for the maintenance and integrity of the corporate and financial information relating to the group which is included in this website. Legislation in the United Kingdom governing the preparation and dissemination of financial statements may differ from legislation in other jurisdictions.


Managing Director

Andrew Heller is a qualified Chartered Accountant and serves as Managing Director of Bisichi PLC. After joining the company in 1994, Andrew was appointed an Executive Director in 1999. Andrew has over 20 years’ experience in the Mining industry and has been involved in coal mining in South Africa since 1994.


Director of Mining

Robert joined the company in 2000 as General Manager of Black Wattle Colliery and was appointed Director of Mining of Bisichi PLC in 2008. Robert is a Certificated Coal Mine Manager with over 40 years coal mining experience and is a member of the Engineering Council of South Africa.


Finance Director

Garrett Casey joined the Board of Bisichi PLC in 2010 after starting at the company as Group Finance Manager in 2008. Garrett qualified as a Chartered Accountant in South Africa and has had previous roles in both the European and South African property sector as well as the accounting profession.



Sir Michael Heller is a qualified Chartered Accountant and serves as Executive Chairman of the Board of Bisichi PLC. Sir Michael became an Executive Director in 1972 and Executive Chairman in 1981. Sir Michael was knighted in the 2013 New Year Honours List for Philanthropy.

The strong performance of Black Wattle, our South African coal mining operation, can be attributed to increased mining production from our opencast reserves and the successful completion of coal infrastructure improvements to our washing plant. This allowed the group to benefit from the higher prices achievable for our coal, particularly in the second half of the year.