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Government eyes US$1 billion diamonds target

The government launched an ambitious plan to transform the mining sector into a US$12 billion export industry by the end of 2023.
By Freeman Makopa Mar. 26, 2023

Uproar over Mines Bill

Chief among the issues were contradicting clauses with regards to areas open to prospecting, strategic minerals and the composition of the Mining Affairs Board (MAB).
By Melody Chikono Mar. 24, 2023

US$12bn mining exports achievable: Muzenda

The plan was launched in October 2019 as a key pillar to sustainable economic growth, but this will represent a 275% jump from the US$3,2 billion realised through minerals exports in 2018.
By Vanessa Gonye Mar. 20, 2023

Experts poke holes in Mines Bill

Other participants demanded that locals must also be employed by mining companies operating in their area.
By Lorraine Muromo Mar. 9, 2023

Zela pokes holes into Mines Bill

The proposed amendments to the Mines and Minerals Act have roundly been criticised for failing to incorporate community representation, which has led to unsustainable mining practices.
By Lorraine Muromo Mar. 7, 2023

Dolomite miner ramps up output after court win

The state-run IDCZ holds full control in agricultural chemicals maker, Chemplex Corporation, which in turn controls 100% stock in G&W Industrial Minerals.
By Staff Writer Mar. 3, 2023

Mines Bill undergoes public scrutiny

PARTICIPANTS at public hearings on the Mines and Minerals Amendment Bill want government to do away with the Mines Affairs Board.
By Harriet Chikandiwa and Nizbert Moyo Feb. 28, 2023

Mnangagwa asked to intervene in mine row

The State-controlled IDCZ, through its subsidiaries, has lost the case several times in the courts.
By Freeman Makopa Feb. 25, 2023

Lithium: A ‘wonder metal’ or another tale of Marange?

Sadly, the hope was dashed not because the diamonds were not found but because what people thought was El Dorado was actually a myth.
By Gorden Moyo Feb. 24, 2023