Manhize steel plant gathers pace

By Tafara Chikumira CONSTRUCTION works at the US$1 billion Manhize steel plant are moving at a fast pace following the arrival of the furnaces at the site, a show of…

Blast furnace components now in Manhize

By ZBC Reporter BLAST furnace components for the construction of what will be Africa’s biggest steel plant near Mvuma have arrived in the country. The blast furnace components which came…

National project status for Mvuma steel plant propels progress

By Tafara Chikumira THE granting of National Project status to the Manhize Steel plant near Mvuma has come as a major boost for the setting up of key infrastructure and…

Call for industry to value add cotton

By Yolanda Moyo THE clothing manufacturing industry is calling for a multi-stakeholder approach to strengthen cotton value chains and propel the growth of the sector. The call was made by…

Harare-Feruka pipeline expansion project on course

By John Nhandara IMPLEMENTATION of Phase One of the Harare-Feruka Pipeline Expansion Project is expected to commence in the first quarter of next year at a cost of US$15 million,…

Zimbabwe’s steel industry eyes enhanced import substitution

By Davison Vandira THE desire to reduce the country’s import bill on steel products has resulted in engineering, iron and steel stakeholders coming up with a strategic plan to spearhead…

Muzarabani: Oil & gas exploratory drilling commences in July

By Owen Mandovha THE exploration of oil and gas in Muzarabani Basin is progressing well, with the actual drilling of wells expected to start in July. The Invictus Energy Oil…

Global scramble for metals thrusts Africa into mining spotlight

REUTERS-JOHANNESBURG-The need to secure new sources of metals for the energy transition has increased the Africa risk appetite for major miners, who have few alternatives to the resource-rich continent. Companies…

Construction industry records massive growth

By Stanley James, Business Editor                             ENERGY and infrastructure development projects dominated Zimbabwe’s construction industry activities during the first quarter of the year, with stakeholders focusing on consolidating the gains…

ZITF a platform for SME’S to seal business deals

By Yolanda Moyo THE huge number of exhibitors at the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair (ZITF), which begins next week, has been described as a positive signal that local companies have…