US$3bn investment underlines coal boom

Muchesu Coal Mine began production last year following a US$20 million investment.
By Freeman Makopa Feb. 2, 2024

Hwange Colliery pays off US$350m debt

The Colliery runs a direct conveyor belt from its coalfields in Matabeleland North, to the State-controlled Hwange Thermal Power Station a few kilometres east.
By Freeman Makopa Dec. 15, 2023

Powers cuts, high tarrifs weigh down Zim mines

Zimbabwe’s electricity shortages have been worsened by constant breakdowns at the Hwange Thermal Power Station and low water levels at Kariba Dam.
By Nizbert Moyo Nov. 19, 2023

Association of Mines Managers of Zimbabwe annual conference kicks off

This comes as power cuts continue to negatively impact on the miners’ ability to continue operations or to scale up the production of their minerals.
By Nizbert Moyo Nov. 16, 2023

Zimbabwe’s Look East Policy bears fruit as Chinese investments spike

China is now the biggest source of investments for Zimbabwe’s agriculture, mining and informal sectors of the economy. It is also this Harare’s third largest trading partner.
By Own Correspondent Nov. 12, 2023

Sanctions must stay: ED

Mnangagwa made the remarks at Hwange Stadium during the commissioning of Hwange Thermal Power Station’s Units 7 and 8.
By Nizbert Moyo Aug. 4, 2023

In-Depth Interview: ‘Zim may begin power exports’

But that demand is being met, and we hope if we get better rains next year, we will have much room to export or reduce our imports.
By Freeman Makopa Jul. 7, 2023

Hwange 7: Why Zesa boss panicked

Gata exclusively told The Standard how the events leading to last week’s milestone unfolded, including how at some point there were doubts that the exercise would go according to plan.
By Silence Mar. 26, 2023

Let’s migrate from Zesa to solar, gas

The old equipment at Hwange thermal power station, most of it over 40 years old, is continually breaking down.
By The Zimbabwe Independent Mar. 3, 2023