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Zimplats production increases by 30%

Zimbabwe Platinum Mines’ (Zimplats) tonnes mined for the half-year-ended December 31, 2015 increased by 30% to 3,27 million from the same period in 2014 due to the ore supply contribution from the Ngezi South open pit.


Murowa Diamonds to invest $60 million

Murowa Diamonds has committed $60 million in the next four years as part of its expansion and development programme to increase revenue and ramp up output, signalling its confidence in the future of the diamond sector.

MDC leader Welshman Ncube

Ncube speaks on Essar deal

Following the collapse of a $750 million Zisco/Essar deal last year, a lot has been said with no comprehensive answers of what really went wrong. NewsDay business reporter (ND), Mthandazo Nyoni caught up with the former Industry and Commerce minister Welshman Ncube (WN) on what went wrong on the deal as well as problems he […]

Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa

Gold production to surpass 20 tonnes

THE mining sector will surpass the 20 tonnes target set by government for gold production in 2016, with half of the production coming from the small-scale miners, Zimbabwe Miners’ Federation (ZMF) national chairperson, Lufeyi Shato has said

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