Careers and Training

HCI Coal is proud of its history, ongoing innovation and future prospects accompanying our business. We are committed to social investment, sustainability, transformation and environmental practices. From learnerships for artisans at our mines, to internships for top performing graduates, we are committed to growing and training local talent.


All advertisements for vacancies and positions for Palesa Mining have closed. Unfortunately, we cannot consider any further applications due to the over-whelming response received.

We are currently busy with the recruitment process. Should you not here from us within the next 10 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.


We are committed to upskilling youth within the vicinity of our mines, with portable skills to obtain employment or start their own businesses.


We are committed to providing bursaries for learners to pursue high school and tertiary education based on merit and financial need.


From learnerships for artisans, to internships for top performing graduates, we are committed to growing and training local talent to its full potential.


From IT and operations at our head office to mining and innovation at our operating environments, start your career with HCI Coal.


We recruit, train and equip people with important skills for a successful career within HCI Coal and the broader mining industry. We focus on preparing, young black talent from local communities, for the world of work.

Core Business Trainees


Learnerships and Internships

Portable Skills Training


The dynamic work environment at HCI Coal offers many opportunities to develop skills and grow an impressive career in coal mining. Divisions we recruit for:

Human Resources







HCI Coal does not entertain payment of any kind from candidates for employment. Should you encounter anyone offering employment that requires payment of cash or in forms of cash deposit into specified bank accounts, please note that these are fake job offers. HCI Coal reserves the right to recruit based on our business requirements. Upon application for a position within HCI Coal, should applicants not hear from us within 21 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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).