A government minister has admitted to what many in the mining industry have always said; the gold being sold through official channels may be just a third of what the country actually produces, with the bulk being lost to smuggling....
The Zimbabwe government likes to tell us that rising gold output from informal mining is a good thing, but the dozens of bodies floating inside a mine shaft near Kadoma today suggest that it isn’t.
The last mine trucks rolled out of Kamativi over 24 years ago. Tin prices had collapsed, and the mine was forced to shut down.  Now the old tin mine is about to reinvent itself, but this time producing a different...
VAST Resources, the AIM-listed diversified miner, has reported a record quarterly output at its Pickstone-Peerless gold mine and said work to begin production at new investment Eureka Mine was “progressing encouragingly”. Pickstone-Peerless, near Chegutu, delivered a 56 percent increase in...
Six decades ago, explorers from a British firm, Atomic Energy Authority, dug around these red hills for beryl, a mineral used for alloys to make everything from springs to aircraft and missiles.  It was the atomic age and they were convinced...
Caledonia Mining says its earnings per share will fall by US$5.4 million after central bank dropped the export incentive scheme. The London-listed company, which owns Blanket gold mine, will not be the only one taking a...
Caledonia Mining Corporation is to move ahead with the acquisition of a further 15% of the Blanket gold mine in Zimbabwe from local investment group Femiro. The terms of the deal were first set out in a memorandum of understanding...
Vast Resources has concluded an agreement that will give it access to the Marange diamond fields in Chiadzwa, the London-listed company has said. Vast will partner with Red Mercury a company owned by the Marange-Zimunya Community Share Ownership Trust Community...
London-listed miner Vast Resources will be allowed to mine diamonds in Zimbabwe, Mining Minister Winston Chitando says.  There has been speculation over the future of Vast’s involvement in Chiadzwa after government left the company...
Zimbabwe Lithium Company (ZLC) expects to complete a pilot plant and start production of lithium concentrates in the second quarter of 2019 after a legal dispute delayed work on the project, its chief executive said on Monday. John McTaggart said...
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