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First Uranium recovers some lost ground

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.

Deep Yellow upgrades Jorc Resources

Mining group Deep Yellow has announced an upgrade and expansion of the mineral resource estimate at its INCA uranium deposit in Namibia.

CoAL expects 1st sales from Vele in next quarter

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 spent millions on exploration

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.

RBCT workers end wage strike

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 to supply 16.5mt of coal to Eskom

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.

Uranium output on the up

Namibia's total uranium output rose 4% in the second quarter of 2010 compared with the first three months of the year, data showed.

Bullish outlook for coking coal

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.

Resgen goes for it in the Waterberg

Australian junior Resource Generation has big plans for its proposed coal mine in the Waterberg but success will depend on solving critical railway and port infrastructure bottlenecks.

Mining at Smitspan colliery to start mid 2011

Firestone Energy, says mining at the Waterberg Coal Project's Smitspan colliery site is targeted to commence by mid 2011.