Prospect plans to sell Step Aside lithium asset

In 2021, Prospect sold the Arcadia lithium fields to Chinese giant Zhejiang Huayou Cobalt for US$378 million, after which it pounced on Step Aside.
By Mthandazo Nyoni Jun. 21, 2024

‘Zim not yet ready to develop lithium batteries’

He said the government was looking to channel e-mobility to address the transport crisis in the country.
By Priviledge Gumbodete Oct. 13, 2023

Prospect exports US$40m lithium

PLZ deputy general manager Trevor Barnard told NewsDay Business that the company was undertaking feasibility studies on further processing.
By Melody Chikono Jul. 7, 2023

Zim presses miners to produce battery-grade lithium locally

Some of these companies’ projects have started production and are expected to build up to a combined annual output of nearly 1,5 million tonnes of lithium concentrates over the next year.
By Reuters Jun. 5, 2023

Report pokes holes in Zim lithium strategy

The report is titled "Implications of the Lithium Mining Rush in Zimbabwe, Analysis of the Legal Developments".
By Rugare Mubika May. 5, 2023

Govt to declare lithium strategic mineral

Due to the mineral's importance as a crucial component in EV batteries at a time when EV sales throughout the world are surging, interest in lithium has increased.
By Freeman Makopa Apr. 21, 2023

Candid Comment: Zim must be sincere on lithium ban

Lithium miners are still dribbling authorities, and the precious mineral is finding its way out of Zimbabwe through our porous borders.
By Tinashe Makichi Apr. 21, 2023

Lithium miner to start exports

Prospect general manager Henry Zhu was upbeat about the company’s prospects, as well as the upcoming commissioning of the plant.
By Rugare Mubika Apr. 21, 2023

Our investment puts Zim on global map: Chinese firm

The Chinese firm acquired the Prospect Lithium Zimbabwe (PLZ) asset in 2021 for about US$378 million.
By Freeman Makopa Apr. 21, 2023