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Armed robbers raid Chiadzwa diamond fields

Tinashe Makichi/Taurai Mangudhla The Joint Operations Command is investigating a case where armed robbers suspected to be comprised of artisanal miners and security details is...

Zim targets $12bn mineral exports by 2021

Livingstone Marufu Zimbabwe is targeting $12bn worth of minerals export earnings by 2021 if long-term capital and machinery investments are put in place, says Finance...

Local investors eye majority stake in ZimAlloys

TINASHE MAKICHI A consortium of local investors is planning to snap up a controlling stake in Midlands-based ferrochrome producer, ZimAlloys. While looking for an investor,...

Govt to offset debt with diamonds

TAURAI MANGUDHLA The Mines Ministry has committed to set off a $2,7 million diamond parcel as part payment for a $14,6 million debt owed to United...

Gold deliveries plummet after the Monetary Policy

SIMBA RUSHWAYA Mines and Mines Development deputy minister Polite Kambamura has said only 20 kilograms of gold have been delivered to Fidelity Printers and Refiners...

Diamond mining firm on expansion drive

PHILLIMON MHLANGA IN VICTORIA FALLS The Zimbabwe Consolidated Diamond Company (ZCDC) will soon embark on a comprehensive exploration in the Mutare District to determine the...

Gold won’t solve your budget problems

  Most of us have a few coins lost down the backs of our sofas. Only the foolish think they can solve their money worries...

Zim new dumping ground for second hand Chinese chrome smelters

Tinashe Makichi Zimbabwe has become a target for Chinese companies that are looking at dumping second-hand chrome smelters following the promulgation of an environmental law prohibiting use of heavy...

Digitalisation boosts productivity in mining sector

  JOHANNESBURG – EXPERTS have forecast innovation and technology to play increasingly valuable roles in boosting performance and sustainable efficiency in mines throughout Africa. Marc Ramsay,...

Falcon Gold shares suspended from ZSE

GAMUCHIRAI TSOKOTA Shares in resources concern, Falcon Gold Zimbabwe Limited have been suspended from trading on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) after it failed to...