Gold sector formalisation agenda gathers momentum

By ZBC Reporter GOVERNMENT is forging ahead with the gold sector formalisation agenda, with more than 12 gold buying centres now operational countrywide. Key: Honourable Edmond Mukaratirwa (Parliamentary Portfolio Committee…

ZIMCN Radnor Mine officially opened

By ZBC Reporter THE multi-million ZIMCN Radnor Mine which was officially opened this Friday, has been described as the beginning of more things to come for the people of Mudzi…

Mining sector on course to achieve 2023 targets

By Owen Mandovha PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa has been commended for spelling out a clear roadmap for achieving mining sector targets and re-energising players in the industry. Mines and Mining Development…

Kuvimba to acquire shares in Great Dyke Investments

By Stanley James, Business Editor  PLANS to roll out full scale platinum mining in Darwendale are progressing well, with state-owned mining concern, Kuvimba Mining House, finalising talks to acquire 50…

Mining conference to promote growth of sector

By ZBC Reporter The Annual Mining Conference to be held in Victoria Falls from the 2nd to the 4th of June is expected to assist in promoting the development and…

Vigilant Mine targets delivery of one tonne of gold annually

KWEKWE-based gold mining firm, Vigilant Mine, is targeting to deliver a tonne of gold to the national coffers annually by 2023, after successfully concluding a takeover bid that had affected…

Govt suspends five percent levy on raw platinum exports

By Stanley James, Business Editor THE government has suspended the five percent levy on raw platinum exports after miners presented their platinum beneficiation plans. After a series of meetings held…

Value addition of granite stones set to transform local economies

By ZBC Reporter A Chinese-owned firm is set to invest US$5 million into a cutting and polishing plant in Mutoko, a move which embraces government’s calls for granite companies to…

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…

Europe looking to get a million tonnes of coal annually from Botswana, says President Masisi

REUTERS-CAPE TOWN – BOTSWANA has been inundated with inquiries to supply coal to Europe and estimates that demand from Western countries could top a million tonnes a year, President Mokgweetsi…