Govt lifts EPOs registration for ‘fuelling speculative behaviour’

Over the years, authorities have stressed that some EPO holders were involved in speculation.
By Freeman Makopa Mar. 15, 2024

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

No one has complained about mining royalties: Mines minister

The country has a massive competitive advantage in the mining sector with a highly diversified mineral resource base of over 40 commercially exploitable minerals.
By Freeman Makopa Jan. 5, 2024

‘Mining breaches US$12bn mark’

Pfungwa Kunaka, the permanent secretary in the ministry, said while official figures would be released soon, he was confident the target had been surpassed.
By Freeman Makopa Dec. 15, 2023

Govt to address granite mining concerns

Mines and Mining Development permanent secretary Pfungwa Kunaka said local authorities were getting US$2 500 for each unit of granite.
By Freeman Makopa Nov. 24, 2023

Zim lithium miners to feel the heat as China ends EV subsidy

Last month’s decision to end Chinese EV subsidies means prices will start rising, leading to a slowdown in demand for the cars, and for lithium.
By Freeman Makopa Sep. 15, 2023

‘Zimbabwe to see a 37% dip in platinum exports’

As a result, power outages have over the past months been grounding industries for up to 18 hours a day, triggering extensive production costs.
By Freeman Makopa Jun. 23, 2023

Govt dispatches audit team to mining areas

“The responsive audit team has been on the ground starting 11 May to check on compliance of the laws of the land.
By Freeman Makopa May. 28, 2023

Fresh fears of diamond leakages

The document was submitted to Mines and Mining Development minister Winston Chitando by the community trust at a recent meeting.
By Freeman Makopa May. 19, 2023