Govt to lower mining royalties

HARARE, December 3 (The Source) – Government will lower royalties from mineral sales, particularly for gold miners in a bid to shore up deliveries and resuscitate its refinery, Fidelity Printers, the mines minister has said. Zimbabwe wants to reopen Fidelity, a subsidiary of the central… Read More

Chidhakwa wants tougher mining laws

HARARE, December 2 (The Source) – Zimbabwe’s mines minister, Walter Chidhakwa  says African countries should have tougher mining laws to benefit more from their natural resources. “This why in Zimbabwe we say without any fear or apologies that when you come to Zimbabwe, you are… Read More

Zimbabwe-EU set for diamond trade talks

By Chipo Musoko, HARARE, November 11 (The Source) – Government and diamond mining officials left the country on Monday for Antwerp, Belgium to tie up agreements on Zimbabwe exports, two months after the European Union lifted sanctions on the state-owned mine Zimbabwe Mining Development Corporation,… Read More

South African miner eyes Kamativi – ZMDC

BULAWAYO, November 7 (The Source) – The Zimbabwe Mining Development Corporation is talking to a South African company over a possible multi-million dollar joint venture to revive Kamativi Tin Mine in Matabeleland North, an official said on Thursday. “We have been working with a South… Read More