Zimbabwe could seize idle mining claims

HARARE, May 20 (The Source) –  Zimbabwe says it could repossess unused mining claims from large companies and redistribute them to small-scale miners in a bid to increase mineral output.   Mining plays a critical role in the southern African nation, accounting for 60 percent of… Read More

Mineral beneficiation – points to ponder

By Mukasiri Sibanda, HARARE, October 19 (The Source) – Mining, essentially value addition and beneficiation, is one of the growth engines for the country’s development plans under the Zimbabwe Agenda and for Sustainable Socio-Economic Transformation (ZimAsset) and the Ten Point Plan. This objective is inspired… Read More

Miners to challenge 3pct salary increase

By Chipo Musoko, HARARE, February 24 (The Source) – Mining companies are bracing to challenge the recent three percent wage increase awarded to workers citing viability challenges, The Source has learnt. The Chamber of Mines and the Associated Mine Workers Union of Zimbabwe reached an… Read More