Mining News

2 months ago | January 18, 2019

Alrosa eyes Zim diamond industry

Business Writer A Russian mining group, Alrosa, is set to launch operations in Zimbabwe with the support of the Government.

Caledonia exploration extends Blanket Mine life

Golden Sibanda Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) listed Caledonia Mining Corporation, whose main and only producing asset is ...

China’s slowdown biggest fear this year

A worsening of the ongoing economic slowdown in China, consumer of about half the world’s commodities, is the single ...

2 months ago | January 11, 2019

Zim lines up 10 diamond auctions

Martin Kadzere Zimbabwe is set to conduct 10 diamond auctions this year, as it seeks to generate more money from the ...

All eyes on DRC

The Democratic Republic of Congo is in uncharted waters as the nation awaits election results marking the end of ...

Govt to fund Premier African Minerals project

Oliver Kazunga Zimbabwe focused diversified mining group, Premier African Minerals says the Government is keen to inject ...

3 months ago | December 14, 2018

Minerals specific policy to pay dividends

Ishemunyoro Chingwere There has been numerous cases of rampant pilfering of minerals, under-invoicing of exports and in ...

Zim explores markets for lithium carbonates . . . Ships sample to ...

Golden Sibanda Zimbabwe is on the verge of attaining global prominence through the widely sought-after lithium after ...

4 months ago | December 7, 2018

Good news for platinum miners

. . . as palladium outshines gold Moneyweb/Business Writer Palladium is more valuable than gold for the first time since ...

Lithium Consolidated acquires Bepe, Kondo mines

Michael Tome Lithium Consolidated Limited, an Australian Securities Exchange-listed firm, has acquired Bepe and Kondo ...

Diamond policy to unlock value in the sector

Business Writer Cabinet this week approved the Zimbabwe National Diamond Policy that is expected to regulate the ...

Gold deliveries decline

Ishemunyoro Chingwere Small-scale miners have called on Government to pay 100 percent foreign currency for all gold ...

4 months ago | November 30, 2018

La Mancha to expand African footprint

LONDON – La Mancha Group plans to buy more underground gold mines in Africa and is ready to snap up mines that ...

Miners upbeat about 2019 prospects

Africa Moyo Mining executives are planning to spend large in recapitalising their operations, while at the same time ...

New artificial insemination technology for Zim

Business Writer Zimbabwe is ready to pilot a new artificial insemination technology with capacity to produce 4 000 semen ...

4 months ago | November 23, 2018

Platinum sector seeks $7bn to optimise production

Kudzanai Sharara The country’s platinum group of minerals (PGM) sector requires at least $7 billion in capital if it is ...

Policies choke miners

Africa Moyo The mining sector says it is ready to play a key role in economic transformation, but is calling on ...

4 months ago | November 14, 2018

Mimosa set to increase production

Munyaradzi Musiiwa MIDLANDS – Zvishavane-based platinum mine, Mimosa is set to increase its production to 270 000 tonnes ...

5 months ago | November 7, 2018

ZMDC tender “oversubscribed”, winners to be announced by month end

HARARE – The Zimbabwe Mining Development Corporation (ZMDC) received over 150 bids for its struggling mining  ...

Caledonia completes Fremiro acquisition

  BH24 Reporter HARARE – Toronto Stock Exchange-listed Caledonia Mining Corporation says it has signed a ...