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Zimbabwe signs $4,2-billion platinum deal

A Cypriot investor signed a $4.2 billion deal on Thursday to develop a platinum mine and refinery in Zimbabwe, an investment that President Emmerson...

Moti Group to double Zim investment

SOUTH Africa’s Moti Group, is preparing to double its investments in Zimbabwe to $500 million after the removal of Mr Robert Mugabe as President...

Govt amends Indigenisation Act

Oliver Kazunga, Senior Business Reporter GOVERNMENT has amended the Indigenisation and Economic Empowerment Act in line with guidelines enunciated in the 2018 national budget statement. Presenting...

“Transfer skills to small scale miners”

Lovemore Zigara, Midlands Correspondent MIDLANDS Provincial Minister of State Owen Ncube has said there is a need to transfer mining skills from big mines to...

Sabi Mine ramps up gold production

Midlands Correspondent SABI Gold Mine in Zvishavane has ramped up production to 35kg per month on the back of capital injection from its new partner,...

50 workers to re-process Shabanie-Mashava dumps

An initial 50 workers have been engaged to re-process dumps at Shabanie-Mashava Mines in an effort to raise part funding required for re-opening of...

Small-scale gold miners upstage big mines

ZIMBABWE’S small-scale and artisanal gold miners have for the first time in more than 10 years, emerged as the cornerstone of the sector after...

Zim to resume diamond sales

Source: Zim to resume diamond sales | Herald (Business)  12 January 2018. Zimbabwe is planning to resume auction of diamonds next month, having suspended sales in February...

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Endress+Hauser introduces the Picomag The pocket-sized flow measuring technology

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RBZ working on nostro stabilisation facility; targeting increased gold exports

THE Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) has said it is targeting a minimum of US$20 million per week in gold exports as volumes have begun rising...

Kamativi reopening in limbo

THE revival of Kamativi Tin Mine in Matabeleland North is hanging in the balance after it has emerged that the new joint venture company...

Dollar shortages threaten Zimbabwe mining production

Dollar shortages threaten Zimbabwe mining production HARARE, June 6 (Reuters) - Zimbabwe could lose the equivalent of four months of mining output this year because an acute dollar shortage...

$1,4bn needed to establish vibrant local smelting, refinery industry

Prosper Ndlovu ZIMBABWE needs approximately $1,4 billion investment to establish a vibrant local smelting and refinery industry to promote efficient value addition and beneficiation of...

Zim urged to broaden minerals exploitation

Zimbabwe has to broaden its mineral base from the current five to mitigate against high concentration risk, Mines and Mining Development minister Walter Chidhakwa...

Mimosa output up 4pct in Q1, Zimplats flat -Implats

BULAWAYO, October 31 (The Source)- Zimbabwe’s largest platinum mine, Zimplats recorded a 0.8 percent decline in output while the second largest Mimosa in Zvishavane...

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ZCDC acquires $30m diamond equipment

Source: ZCDC acquires $30m diamond equipment | The Herald February 28, 2017 Business Reporter THE Zimbabwe Consolidated Diamond Company will soon take delivery of $30 million equipment from Belarus...

Mines forced to shut down

Source: Mines forced to shut down – Sunday News Dumisani Nsingo, Senior Business Reporter AT least 70 percent of small-scale and artisanal miners across the country have been forced...

Upgrade local geologists’ skills

MINERALS economist and chairperson of the University of Zimbabwe’s Institute of Mining Research, Lyman Mlambo has called on government to upgrade geologists’ skills in...