Mining News

13 hours ago | September 25, 2020

Zim enjoys limited benefits from mining sector

Business Writer Downstream linkages between the mining sector and the rest of the Zimbabwean economic sectors, are weak ...

4 weeks ago | August 28, 2020

RioZim optimistic diamonds demand to bounce

Zimbabwe’s second-largest diamond miner sees demand picking up, after the coronavirus pandemic forced RioZim Ltd. to ...

Lubu coal gets offtakers

London listed natural resource development company, Contango Holdings Plc, has signed two offtake agreements for coal ...

2 months ago | July 31, 2020

Mining firms halt expansion projects

Martin Kadzere Some Zimbabwean mining companies have halted expansion projects due to lack of capital with most ...

4 months ago | June 12, 2020

Caledonia’s TSX delisting unlikely to affect funding

Tawanda Musarurwa Zimbabwe-focused mining group Caledonia Mining Corporation’s move to delist from the Toronto Stock ...

6 months ago | March 27, 2020

Caledonia to weather supply chain disruption

London- and TSX-listed Caledonia Mining Corporation expects its Blanket mine, in Zimbabwe, to suffer some knock-on ...

Mining industry about to come to a standstill

South Africa’s iconic mines, from the ever-deepening gold shafts on which the economy was founded to massive iron ore ...

Mining in Zimbabwe: Time to use it or lose it

Between colonial intervention and a weak regulatory framework, mining in Zimbabwe has struggled to live up to its ...

6 months ago | March 20, 2020

Govt gets tough on EPOs

Government is tightening rules and regulations controlling the administration of Exclusive Prospecting Orders (EPOs) ...

7 months ago | February 21, 2020

Defaulting miners get ultimatum

Zimbabwe has given holders of mining concessions up to the end of April to pay $11 million in outstanding annual fees or ...

Mining to drive economy in 2020 — analysts

The mining sector is expected to be one of the key drivers for economic growth in 2020 on the back of its export ...

7 months ago | February 14, 2020

Who wins if Zim joins EITI?

Recent news, which the Government has not refused, suggested that Zimbabwe is not keen on joining the Extractive ...

SMM in move to pay off debts

Troubled asbestos mining concern, SMM Holdings (Pvt) Limited is seeking to dispose an array of mineral rich claims and ...

8 months ago | February 7, 2020

Marange diamonds mining lacked accountability

Diamonds production figures and revenues reportedly earned from gems exploited in Marange - Manicaland, might have been ...

Miners seek higher forex retention

The Zimbabwe Miners Federation (ZMF) is pressing Government for an upward increase of gold foreign currency retention ...

Mining sector has so much potential

As the world gathered at the Mining Indaba, which was held between the 3rd and 6th of February 2020, last week, I ...

Does Zimplats need a rethink on palladium?

Last month palladium hit an all-time record price of US$2556,95 per ounce, higher than the platinum price at below ...

8 months ago | January 31, 2020

Palladium stockpiles fading

As palladium’s record-breaking rally makes guessing the size of stockpiles more important than ever, one thing at least ...

China coal imports to rebound

LAUNCESTON, Australia. — China’s coal imports are likely to show an impressive bounce in January after customs delays ...

Anglo American Platinum earnings double

The world’s leading primary producer of platinum group metals, and parent company for Unki Mine- Anglo American ...