Lonmin has not been notified that Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union members intend going on strike, says a spokesperson.
Amcu has threatened to serve a 48-hour strike notice if they don't get what they want by Wednesday, but Lonmin says an agreement can be reached.
Government is far too close to the National Union of Mineworkers for a peacekeeping intervention to be nonpartisan, say analysts.
The National Union of Mineworkers is up against the wall as it cries conspiracy since eight of its members have been suspended over fraud allegations.
Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant's heart is in the right place, but her attempts to engage with mines' employees and unions could be misplaced.
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.
Cosatu affiliate NUM is in the middle of tough wage negotiations, a conflict with a rival union and debates over the future of Cosatu.
Lonmin has back-pedalled on its agreement to give the NUM until July to vacate its Marikana offices, pushing the deadline up to May 31.
The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union is clearly the National Union of Mineworkers's worst nightmare.
The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union's battle to consolidate power over the NUM has taken on martial proportions.
Given what happened last year at Lonmin's Marikana mine, it's as well to approach the recent developments there carefully.
Following the death of North West regional organiser Mawethu Joseph Steven, Amcu's president Joseph Mathunjwa held a briefing about union safety.
There has been a mixed response locally to the news of the death of Britain’s 'Iron Lady' and former prime minister Margaret Thatcher.
Workers at Lonmin's Saffy and Newman shafts in Marikana have stopped working in the largest single strike since the shooting at the mine last year.
Mamphela Ramphele's decision to resign as Gold Fields chairperson is long overdue, says the National Union of Mineworkers.
It has been an interesting week at the Farlam commission of inquiry as "underprepared" advocate Dali Mpofu faced NUM president Senzeni Zokwana.
The case of the NUM marksmen that caused the injuries of two Lonmin protesters near their offices on August 11 "has been left to rot".
The National Union of Mineworkers provided weapons so its members could protect themselves at Marikana, the Farlam commission of inquiry has heard.
Union membership is declining, but public servants are swelling the federation's ranks.
Amcu have claimed the planned retrenchments in the mining sector were an attempt to thwart their continued growth in former NUM strongholds.