The World Bank's Inspection Panel has confirmed that it is investigating the awarding of the bank's $3.75bn loan to South African power utility Eskom.
Trade union Solidarity says that it has reached a "favourable" wage agreement with coal producer Exxaro Coal.
Mining group Deep Yellow has announced an upgrade and expansion of the mineral resource estimate at its INCA uranium deposit in Namibia.
First Uranium shares have staged a partial recovery from their recent lows on both the JSE and TSX in response to better news in the June quarter production report.
Coal of Africa says that development of the Vele Project has progressed according to schedule and first sales of coking coal are expected during the next quarter.
Resgen, the Australian company with a secondary listing on the JSE, has spent A$2.4 million on exploration and evaluation this year to date.
Some striking workers at the Richards Bay Coal Terminal have resumed work after accepting a 9.5% wage rise offer by RBCT, a company official says.
Keaton Energy says its 74%-held subsidiary Keaton Mining has concluded negotiations with Eskom to supply 16.5 million tonnes of steam coal from Phase 2 of its new Vanggatfontein Project near Delmas.
Namibia's total uranium output rose 4% in the second quarter of 2010 compared with the first three months of the year, data showed.
MF Global reckons the coking coal market has better fundamentals than the iron ore market and Mozambique stands to benefit significantly but only when the required infrastructure is provided.