Mafube Coal: Internships 2024/2025

Mafube Coal, a joint venture between Thungela and Exxaro Resources invites unemployed graduates to apply for Internship Programme 2024 / 2025.

Internship Application Closing Date: 19 July 2024

Internship Location: Middelburg, Mpumalanga, South Africa

Mafube Coal, a joint venture between Thungela and Exxaro Resources, is offering an exciting opportunity for unemployed graduates to join their Internship Training Programme. Located in Middelburg, Mpumalanga, Mafube Coal operates an opencast mine primarily supplying coal to the export market.

Programme Details:

  • Duration: 24-month contract

Available Internship Opportunities:

  • Mine Planning (Ref: PLANMAF001)
  • VOHE (Ref: VOHEMAF001)
  • Information Management (Ref: IMMAF001)

Roles and Responsibilities: Successful candidates will gain practical, on-the-job experience and will be responsible for:

  • Completing a comprehensive two-year training programme.
  • Attending monthly meetings and presentations.
  • Receiving mentorship and coaching from qualified experts.


  • Minimum Grade 12 or equivalent qualification.
  • Relevant qualification for the specific internship applied for:
    • Mine Planning: National Diploma/Advanced Diploma/BTech in Mine Survey.
    • VOHE: Diploma in Information Systems.
    • Information Management: Diploma in Information Systems.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Sound knowledge of Safety Systems, Regulations, and Standards with a high regard for safety.
  • Willingness to work shifts, standby, and call outs when required.
  • Computer literacy, strong communication (written and verbal), and excellent planning and organizing skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure, schedule, and manage activities.

Company Overview: Mafube Coal is a diversified mining business committed to innovative practices and the latest technologies in discovering resources, mining, processing, and marketing products globally. The company promotes an inclusive and diverse workplace where every colleague is valued and respected.

How to Apply: To apply for these internship roles, please send your CV, certified copies of qualifications, and cover letter to, quoting the specific reference number of the internship you are applying for in the subject line.

Additional Information:

  • Background checks, including fingerprint screenings, may be conducted.
  • Mafube Coal collects and processes personal data confidentially and in accordance with statutory provisions. Review their privacy policy before submitting your application.

Closing Date: Applications must be submitted by 19 July 2024.

Conclusion: Don’t miss out on this opportunity to kickstart your career in the mining industry with Mafube Coal’s Internship Training Programme. Apply now and take the first step towards gaining valuable experience and contributing to a world-class mining operation.

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