Battle lines are drawn between AngloGold Ashanti and the liquidators of Pamodzi Gold, with fresh allegations surfacing that promise to make this a drawn out and messy affair.
Gold may rise as high as $1 400 an ounce in 2010 as investors buy the metal as both a safe store of value and a haven from risk amid rising fears over sovereign debt, Investec says.
The news from South Africa's gold sector remains grim. Gold output has fallen again in the first quarter of the year as an inexorable slide in production continues.
Jubilee Platinum is moving rapidly to build a commercial plant to treat chrome-rich platinum concentrate, an important development in the South African platinum sector.
The National Union of Mineworkers has warned De Beers that it will fight plans to retrench more than 350 workers at its Finsch mine in the Northern Cape.
UPDATED - Aurora's gold ambitions receive a body blow as AngloGold Ashanti terminates services to the Orkney mine because of unpaid debt.
Members of the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) and the world's largest diamond miner De Beers Consolidated Mines have agreed to sign a wage deal, the union says.
Resources giant Rio Tinto has added its voice to the chorus of miners that have expressed disappointment at the misrepresentation of the level of taxes it pays on its Australian operations.
Rockwell Diamonds is still battling the after-effects of the collapse in the diamond market but is looking to expand cautiously after refinancing its balance sheet.
Village Main Reef Gold Mining says it intends to raise between R150m and R200m to fund future acquisition opportunities.