Kuvimba hits jackpot with Sandawana lithium find

The mine, once owned by Rio Tinto, is rich in vast mineral resources that include lithium, tantalite, copper and gold.
By Freeman Makopa Feb. 23, 2024

Zim joins International Energy Forum

Zimbabwe has a rich lithium reserve which is poised to play a key role in the country’s transition to green energy.
By Donald Nyandoro Feb. 21, 2024

Lithium sector may cull over 1 000 jobs

Prospect Lithium Zimbabwe also had plans to reduce the labour force by about 164 employees effective from January 2024, citing lithium prices, according to workers’ unions.
By Mthandazo Nyoni Feb. 18, 2024

Premier updates mineral resource estimate at Zulu

In addition, there are over a thousand tonnes of tantalum (pentoxide) at Zulu, the resource outfit said in a shareholder update last week.
By Mthandazo Nyoni Feb. 12, 2024

Zimbabwe’s gold production up 25%

According to statistics obtained by Standardbusiness last week, small-scale miners produced 1 895,9 kg, up 32% compared to the same period last year.
By Belinda Chiroodza Feb. 11, 2024

Budding emphasis on ESG in mining

Rivers have been and remain at high risk of being contaminated by the discharge of potentially toxic chemicals from mineral extraction.
By Nyasha Mpahlo Feb. 9, 2024

Workers bemoan poor working conditions at Chinese lithium mines

According to the Zimbabwe Investment and Development Agency, China had US$2,79 billion worth of investment licences issued as of the third quarter of last year.
By Tatira Zwinoira Feb. 9, 2024

Feature: Zim pivots to China for place in EV battery supply chain

Zimbabwe’s reserves could help ease some of that pressure. The government aims to supply a fifth of the world’s demand.
By Climate Home News Feb. 2, 2024

Prospect to double exports

She expressed satisfaction that PLZ was following international and Zimbabwean rules pertaining to the extraction and processing of lithium.
By Julia Ndlela and Gamuchirai Nyamuziwa Jan. 11, 2024