Mining News

3 days ago | July 19, 2019

Platinum giant shows profitability

The world’s leading primary producer of platinum, Anglo American Platinum — parent company for Unki Mine — has issued a ...

Mining industry remains bright

The future of Zimbabwe’s mining industry remains bright in the medium-to-long term with output for most minerals poised ...

‘Govt takes women miners seriously’

The era of discriminating against women in the mining industry is over as Government is putting in place policy measures ...

Christmas comes early for rare earth miners

So the saga continues, China holds the threat of withdrawing REMs from the US, threatening to undermine global supply ...

1 month ago | June 20, 2019

Small scale chrome miners earnings surge, as Govt commits more support

HARARE - Small scale chrome miners have in  the past five years significantly improved production on a comparative  ...

1 month ago | June 13, 2019

Gold steady amid Fed rate cut views, trade uncertainty

Gold held steady in early Asian trade on Thursday as festering Sino-U.S. trade tensions and hopes of an interest rate ...

2 months ago | June 7, 2019

Miners back Govt

Zimbabwe’s gold and platinum producers in the country have committed themselves to partner Government towards ...

Biggest platinum producers

The assets of Anglo American Platinum Limited (Amplats) consist of 11 managed mines across South Africa and in Zimbabwe ...

2 months ago | May 31, 2019

Local consortium bids for Metallon mines

LOCAL consortium, Vara Mining, has made a bid for Metallon Corporation’s Mazowe and Shamva gold mines, according to ...

2 months ago | May 28, 2019

President Mnangagwa to open miners’ AGM

PRESIDENT Mnangagwa will officially open this year’s edition of the Chambers of Mines of Zimbabwe (CoMZ’s) Annual ...

Copper mining lesson from Zambia

Vedanta Resources is learning the hard way that when it comes to Zambia’s copper-mining industry, history tends to ...

BHP sees coal era ending

The BHP Group, the world’s biggest miner, sees the outlook for thermal coal as challenged and won’t add production as it ...

3 months ago | May 3, 2019

RioZim in trouble

RIOZIM Limited says foreign currency shortages experienced last year, plunged the firm in “material uncertainty”, but ...

Zimplats records 2pc output increase

The country’s largest platinum producer, Zimbabwe Platinum Holdings (Zimplats), has reported a 2 percent rise to 1 707 ...

Central banks buy gold in quest for safety

Net buying by central banks reached 145,5 tonnes in the first quarter, 68 percent higher year-on-year. This is the ...

Use it or lose it concept spot on — Miners

GOVERNMENT should expedite the implementation of the”use it or lose it” concept as announced by President Mnangagwa so ...

Lancashire Steel deal collapses

A DEAL in which Indian firm, Whinstone Enterprises, was set to inject capital into Lancashire Steel in a joint venture ...

3 months ago | April 17, 2019

Heritage Diamond project to begin in 4 months

The Heritage Diamond project can become operational in four months’ time, Vast Resources CEO Andrea Prelea has said.

Blanket gold production slows . . . but still on course full year

Caledonia Mining Corporation, the owners of Blanket Mine in Zimbabwe, says the mine is still expecting to produce ...

3 months ago | April 12, 2019

Russia to build $4 billion platinum mine

Zimbabwe has signed an agreement with Russia to build a new platinum mine in the southern African country, finalising a ...