The Mapela community has resolved to take legal action to overturn a R175m mining deal signed between their chief and an Anglo Platinum subsidiary.
Anglo American Platinum, may sell some mines after profits for the first half of the year fell 88%, following a five-month strike.
Supra Mahumapelo has called on communities in Sefikile, in the platinum belt, to exercise restraint after two houses were allegedly petrol bombed.
The NUM says its members will not return to work at the platinum mines until "conditions are safe and the intimidation" by Amcu stops.
Joseph Mathunjwa is worried about what is happening in the platinum belt, saying it is reminiscent of the run-up to the Marikana massacre.
A fund to help mineworkers will receive a boost as residents and businesses in the North West platinum belt continue to face economic hardships.
Amplats have made a new wage offer to the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union in a bid to end the ongoing strike in the platinum sector.
In the first sign of compromise by the union during wage strikes this year, Amcu has revised its demand. But firms say it is still too high.
Platinum miners would rather endure the "short-term pain" of losing millions each day than give up ground on a wage settlement.
Wage negotiations between major platinum producers and Amcu collapsed last week but are expected to begin again on Tuesday as the strike continues.
Negotiations between the world's three largest platinum producers and the majority union have stalled as protest actions ensue in the North West.
The rand has dropped to fresh five-year lows as majority union Amcu decides whether to strike at the country's three biggest platinum mines.
The biggest union in the platinum sector can now strike with a 48-hour notice after rejecting a pay increase offer from the platinum giant.
Anglo American Platinum's majority union says its members will decide whether to go back to work at the mine after hearing a new job-cut proposal.
Amplats should ride out the current strike rather than give in to Amcu's demands to retract its planned job cuts, says Coronation Asset Management.
Anglo American Platinum, the world's top platinum producer, has said it will shed around 4 800 jobs through its restructuring process.
Anglo American Platinum will begin the formal process to cut 6 000 mining jobs at the end of this week, the company has said.
The National Union of Mineworkers will oppose the retrenchment of 6 000 workers at Anglo American Platinum, the union has said.