Eskom may not have enough power during peak hours for platinum mines in the Rustenburg area to resume operations when the strike is finally resolved.
Observers say the ex-finance minister is the right man to implement the NDP at municipal level.
The new mineral resources minister begins his tenure with a difficult task - seeking a solution to the country's longest ever mines strike.
The outcome of a newspaper dispute is expected to set a precedent on predatory pricing practices.
PwC research indicates that compliance with the latest changes in industry regulation will result in an increase in costs for pension fund members.
Some say the decision by a judge to take the labour deadlock back to mediation with her as mediator is "highly unusual".
Lonmin says it has fired 235 of its workers "who have been absent since January 23" - the day Amcu members downed tools demanding a higher salary.
The cost of Amcu's 15-week wage strike and the data gathered from the mining companies' SMS polls will be made public at the Labour Court.
The cracks between Helen Zille and Lindiwe Mazibuko began showing themselves a while ago. Is a difference in opinion between members good for the DA?
It has cut jobs and reduced its investment arm – now the group is looking south for a lifeline.