The Labour Court has handed down a final order preventing Amcu, a minority union on the gold mines, from embarking on a strike.
An improved gold price and higher-quality ore saw the gold miner benefit in spite of a number of production challenges.
Our weekly roundup includes the Harmony Gold mining tragedy, Sochi’s Olympic-sized woes, the Zille-Ramphele debacle, and a lesson on good looks.
Operations at Harmony Gold's Doornkop mine will halt until the area is declared safe, says mineral resources minister Susan Shabangu.
While the search continues for one miner after the news of the death of eight others, the minister will visit Harmony Gold's Doornkop mine.
Reports say the bodies of eight miners have been recovered after a fire and rock fall at a gold mine in Jo'burg, while one miner remains missing.
Rescue workers have reached eight miners trapped in Harmony Gold's Doornkop mine after an earthquake damaged electric cables, triggering a fire.
Nine miners remain unnaccounted for while eight are trapped in a refuge bay a mile underground after a fire broke out at Harmony Gold's Doornkop mine.
Harmony looks to the Constitutional Court to reverse a ruling that cost it millions.
Acquisitions could help the industry survive cost increases and lower commodity prices.
Gold’s decline has resulted in thousands of job losses and closed mines like Blyvoorzicht, which has left behind miners who can only cling to hope.
Union leaders have warned that mine owners' handling of pay talks could provoke violence in Tuesday's strikes in the gold sector.
Gold producers and labour groups appear too far apart in pay talks to reach a settlement, according to the majority union.
South African gold-mining stocks surged to a four-year high as the nation’s currency plummeted and pushed the rand-price of gold higher.
The South Gauteng High Court has been scheduled to hear an urgent application to grant miners access to Harmony Gold's Kusasalethu mine hostel.
Harmony Gold's Kusasalethu mine was in a dire position as a result of unprotected labour action last year, and might have to retrench workers.
First half of 2013 will remain tense as wage talks and possible job losses loom large, writes Chantelle Benjamin.
Stranded workers have been seeking legal recourse after operations were suspended due to ongoing violence. Kwanele Sosibo reports.
Harmony Gold's Kusasalethu mine could be shut permanently, ending about 6 000 jobs, after managers received death threats and police were shot at.