Our Mines


From an initial supply of 4653 tons in 2009, Palesa increased to a total sales volume of 2182 413 tons in 2017.


Located 37km north of Bronkhorstspruit, Palesa forms part of the Thembisile Hani Local Municipality and borders Nkangala Township within the City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality. Palesa was granted the mining rights over portions of the farm Loopspruit 435 JR by the Department of Mineral Resources in June 2008. Production began in 2009 with the initial supply of 4 653 tons to Eskom. In March 2010, Palesa signed an eight-year contract to supply 160 000 tons of coal p/m to Eskom and in April, an additional 30 000 tons was negotiated. In 2014, the Department of Minerals and Resources granted another mining right over portions of the farms Rooipoort 440 JR.

Social Upliftment at Palesa 

As per our social and labour plan (SLP) Palesa is committed to employing locally. Through our tender processes we ensure that local black entrepreneurs are aware and benefit from the opportunities generated by our mining activities.


HCI Coal

HCI Coal Proprietary Limited is a junior mining company with the purpose of mining coal resources to sell to local and export markets. HCI Coal is a wholly owned subsidiary of Hosken Consolidated Investments Limited (HCI).