Mining News

4 weeks ago | October 18, 2019

Humps along $12bn journey

On Monday, Zimbabwe unveiled a strategic roadmap to propel the country’s mining sector to US$12 billion industry by ...

4 weeks ago | October 16, 2019

Gold to anchor mining sector revolution

HARARE – Gold production of 100 tons and  earnings of US$4 billion per annum will anchor the attainment of a ...

1 month ago | October 11, 2019

China in gold-buying spree

China has added more than 100 tonnes of gold to its reserves since it resumed buying in December, reinforcing its ...

Hunt for palladium sends SA miners abroad

JOHANNESBURG. — Southern Africa is home to the world’s richest platinum deposits, but when Impala Platinum Holdings ...

1 month ago | October 8, 2019

ZCDC plans huge diamond output leap

HARARE - The Zimbabwe Consolidated Diamond  Company (ZCDC) said on Friday it is aiming to ramp up output to 10  million ...

1 month ago | October 4, 2019

Eureka tipped to be major gold producer

Delta Gold’s Eureka Mine near Guruve in Mashonaland Central Province, is set to become the country’s largest gold ...

Coal piling up in Europe

Stockpiles of coal are surging at some of Europe’s largest ports as utilities from Germany to Spain are increasingly ...

Gem forced labour: Activists surprised

A move by the United States to bar Marange diamonds on the basis of “forced labour” has surprised even the activists ...

De Beers diamond sales fall 39pc

The latest sales data from De Beers reinforces why this is one of the worst years for the diamond industry in a long time.

1 month ago | September 30, 2019

Gold dips as U.S.-China trade woes support dollar, palladium hits ...

Gold fell on Monday as uncertainties around the U.S.-China trade war drove some investors to the safety of the dollar, ...

2 months ago | September 27, 2019

Lifting the lid on illegal small-scale mining in Ghana

Small-scale gold mining in what is modern day Ghana can be traced as far back as the 15th century. It continues to be an ...

Premier seeks EPO for Zulu lithium project

PREMIER African Minerals would soon meet the Mines Affairs Board over the company’s application for an Exclusive ...

2 months ago | September 20, 2019

Bleak outlook for SA coal mining industry

South Africa’s coal mining industry is on the brink of permanent decline as the country’s main export markets prepare to ...

What is lithium worth?

Different generations find different uses for raw materials, changing the value of these inputs over time.

2 months ago | September 13, 2019

Shirishanu: Home of superior customer service

Shirishanu (Pvt) Ltd is a cutting-edge technology company specialising in superior software development services and ...

‘Privatise Zim’s diamond sector’

A leading minerals expert has called upon Zimbabwe’s Government to scale up private sector investments into its diamonds ...

Global disinvestment tops $11 trillion mark

Global disinvestment from fossil fuels has crossed the $11 trillion mark — a massive leap from committed disinvestment ...

2 months ago | September 6, 2019

Mining firm seeks control of BNC

Six months after Bindura Nickel Corporation (BNC) terminated plans for its disposal to a “United Kingdom-based nickel ...

2 months ago | September 2, 2019

Inactive mining claims to be repossessed

The Government has threatened to withdraw and re-allocate coal mining claims that are not being developed  as part of ...

3 months ago | August 30, 2019

Zim to agree mining rights for Zisco deal

Government says the agreement with Chinese investor, R and F, for the US$1 billion revival of former steel making giant ...