DRDGold says it has sent a written submission to Parliament's water affairs portfolio committee head following comments he made about the company.
The head of Parliament's water affairs committee has demanded that the executives of DRDGold explain what he called their "blackmail" of government.
Eight mine workers were killed and at least 40 injured when a bus overturned on the R501 in Doornfontein on Friday morning.
South Africa's fourth-biggest gold producer, DRDGold, reported a 4% rise in gold production for the third quarter.
DRDGold reported a 4% rise in gold production for the quarter to end-December and a return to profit owing to lower operating costs.
Trade union Solidarity has lodged an application with the Labour Court for an urgent interdict against JSE-listed mining company DRDGold.
DRDGold said on Monday it would seek a high court order to place its troubled Blyvoor mine under judicial management to save it from liquidation.
Wage-related strike action by DRDGold's employees has entered its third week, the gold miner said on Wednesday.
The strike over wages at DRDGold's operations continued on Friday, the National Union of Mineworkers said.
DRDGold said on Thursday it was seeking a court order to declare illegal a strike that has affected two of its mines.
DRDGold said on Wednesday a total of about 4 400 workers at two of its mines were on strike, and output at the operations had been affected.
DRDGOLD said on Monday it had reached a wage settlement with UASA, but may face a strike over pay by members of the NUM.
Retrenchments in the South African mining industry could be reduced by 40% to 60%, Solidarity deputy general secretary Dirk Hermann said on Thursday.
DRDGold said on Tuesday it had bought the remaining 35% interest in the Elsburg Gold Mining joint venture, so far held by Australia's Mintails.
DRDGold said on Tuesday it had halted drilling and blasting at the ERPM gold mine's only producing shaft because of pumping problems.
South Africa's fourth-biggest gold producer, DRDGold, on Thursday said production in the first quarter was unchanged at 70 861 ounces.
A miner has died in an accident at DRDGold's Blyvooruitzicht mine near Carletonville, an official confirmed on Thursday.
Gold miner DRDGold has announced the appointment of a CEO-designate in anticipation of the termination of CEO John Sayers's contract.
It is unclear whether proposed job cuts in the mining industry are caused by power cuts and electricity rationing, or other factors, Public Enterprises Minister Alec Erwin said in Parliament on Wednesday. "I've been a trade unionist for many years, and you often use an event like this to explain something you're going to do anyway," he said.
Anti-foreigner violence in South Africa has already hit the mining sector, a mainstay of the domestic economy, and threatens to undermine confidence among international investors, analysts say. Even before the unrest broke out, the outlook for the South African economy was clouded by uncertainty.