The ANC Youth League is "seriously considering" opening branches at mines after the National Union of Mineworkers criticised its president Julius Malema.
Sanlam has criticised the lack of transparency in the planned deal to offer a 26% stake in AcerlorMittal South Africa to black investors.
The Department of Mineral Resources has squandered a massive opportunity to transform the mining sector, KIO Advisory Services founder Duma Gqubule said.
National Union of Mineworkers Spokesperson Frans Baleni has urged the ANC to end the "love relationship' between besieged Aurora Empowerment Systems management and its liquidators.
Government's proposed public-private partnership for environmental conservation has in principle been accepted by the mining sector to address acid mine drainage.
South Africa's production of ferrochrome, a steel-making ingredient, is forecast to more than double by 2015.
Metmar, the commodity trader, said first half earnings would be up to 27% higher after selling an investment.
An Australian mining company says it has discovered deposits in Mozambique of rare minerals with a variety of industrial uses.
Resources giant BHP Billiton plans to later this week file a motion to have Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan's lawsuit dismissed as the proposed hostile bid heats up.
South Africa had prioritised social transformation ahead of economic growth, the reverse of the model that had worked so well for China, an Xstrata executive said in Johannesburg.