Palesa coal mine

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Palesa Coal Mine is a surface mine in Thembisile Hani, Mpumalanga, South Africa.[1]


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HCI Coal operates the mine, which is owned by Hosken Consolidated Investments Ltd. The mining rights cover portions of the farm Loopspruit and the farm Rooipoort. Mining began in 2009. The primary consumer of coal from the mine is Eskom, the state-owned South African electricity company. [1]

Mine Details

  • Operator: HCI Coal [1]
  • Owner: Hosken Consolidated Investments Ltd. [1]
  • Location: Thembisile Hani, Mpumalanga, South Africa [1]
  • Coordinates: -26.221656, 28.850291 (Exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Capacity: 2.73 million tonnes per annum (Mtpa)[2]
  • Total Reserves: XX million tonnes
  • Mineable Reserves: 60.18 million tonnes[2]
  • Coal Type: Thermal
  • Mine Type: SURFACE
  • Start Year: 2009 [1]
  • Source of Financing:

Articles and resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 HCI Coal, "Our Mines", HCI Coal website, Accessed March 2021
  2. 2.0 2.1 Hosken Consolidated Investments, "Integrated Annual Report", HCI Ltd. website, Accessed March 2021

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