There is growing concern that Zimbabwe's diamond production has dipped.
The Parliamentary Legal Committee is set to reverse mining fee regulations enacted by Minister Obert Mpofu that it says are unconstitutional.
SA's gold mines are estimated to have the highest number of new TB cases in the world, making the disease a leading export to neighbouring countries.
Violence witnessed in the mining sector this year stems from "underlying social problems that remain", says Anglo American's CEO Cynthia Carroll.
Neither the state nor the private sector will take responsibility for the destitute residents of Comet Village in the East Rand.
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It is unlikely that many of the ANC's policy proposals on state intervention in the mining sector will come to fruition, a business leader has said.
Correspondence between Pamodzi Gold and Aurora Empowerment Systems reveals bitter divisions among those representing different interests.
The National union of Mineworkers called the South African Chamber of Mines liars for saying there has been an improvement on safety in mines.
Businessman Patrice Motsepe would back nationalising the country's mines if it was in the country's best interests.
ANC Youth League leader Julius Malema on Saturday called for the government to institute a 50% ownership scheme in South African mines.