Shares in Lonmin, the world's third-biggest platinum producer, fell around 3% as analysts say a South African government ban on its sales could be a serious threat to its business.
The Department of Mineral Resources has slapped an order on Lonmin to stop sellng base metals with immediate effect as yet another mining rights controversy brews up.
Wesizwe Platinum CEO Mike Solomon will call it a day at the end of September when his contract expires despite being cleared by the Wesizwe board of all allegations against him.
The Bakgatla Tribe has taken legal action against Platmin and Barrick Gold over the Sedibelo transaction apparently in an attempt to improve the terms of the deal.
Northam Platinum has resumed operations at its Zondereinde mine, after shutting down a shaft last week due an accident that killed two workers.
Aquarius Platinum may close its newly acquired Blue Ridge mine for up to seven months in order to carry out fundamental alterations to the mining infrastructure.
The National Union of Mineworkers has announced its members have "overwhelmingly" agreed to suspend a strike action at Impala Platinum, the world's second largest platinum producer.
The National Union of Mineworkers says that over 5 000 workers have downed tools at Northam Platinum's mine in Rustenburg to mourn the deaths of the two mineworkers last week.
JP Morgan Cazenove analysts Steve Shepherd and Allan Cooke reckon Lonmin should swap its Akanani project for Anglo Platinum's stake in Pandora because the deal would benefit both groups.
Jubilee Platinum has unveiled a slew of management changes, including the resignation of the CEO, following the acquisition of Braemore Resources by the platinum miner.