Zimbabwe to be first African country to put lithium in lead batteries

Zimbabwe will in coming weeks sign agreements on the development and value addition of lithium lead batteries as the country seeks to transform the mining sector into a $12 billion industry in the nex...

By Staff reporter | Published: 23 September 2019


Zimbabwe scraps 15% tax on raw platinum exports

Zimbabwe's platinum mining companies have come up with a roadmap for refinery plants that have seen the government considering the removal of a 15 percent tax on raw exports for the commodity.While co...

By Staff reporter | Published: 16 July 2019


Zimbabwe to pursue local lithium beneficiation

Zimbabwe intends to vigorously pursue local value addition of its lithium resources to maximise export earnings from the mineral, a Cabinet Minister has said. Lithium is used to make various items inc...

By Staff reporter | Published: 25 April 2019


Zimbabwe seals $5 billion deal for new steel plant

GOVERNMENT yesterday signed an investment deal worth more than $5 billion with a Chinese steel manufacturing giant, Tsingshan, for the setting up of a new steel plant in Mvuma and to bankroll a number...

By Staff reporter | Published: 24 April 2019


Zimbabwe targets US$4bn in mining exports

Zimbabwe is this year targeting a 28 percent increase in mineral export earnings as the sector gears towards Vision 2030 target of an annual haul of US$12 billion per annum by 2023. Zimbabwe last year...

By Staff reporter | Published: 24 April 2019


Mining sector to meet Chitando over forex allocation

MINE workers and the Chamber of Mines have agreed to approach the government and table a request for the sector to get at least 80% of their foreign currency earnings, businessdigest has learnt.This c...

By Staff reporter | Published: 19 January 2019


Chitando not scared of Hwange Colliery audit

MINES minister Winston Chitando yesterday told Parliament that he was not afraid of what would come out from the forensic audit on Hwange Colliery Company, saying that it must proceed to its conclusio...

By Staff reporter | Published: 20 November 2018


Mnangagwa minister implicated in Hwange looting

A FORENSIC auditor engaged by Hwange Colliery to investigate financial impropriety has fingered Mines and Mining Development minister Winston Chitando, who he said was likely in cahoots with shady cha...

By Staff reporter | Published: 15 November 2018


Minister Chitando sued over land invasion

A MATABELELAND South farmer has sued local quarry miner and Mines minister Winston Chitando for conducting illegal mining operations at his rented Wallingford A Farm in Insiza district.In an urgent ch...

By Staff reporter | Published: 06 July 2018


Good times for chrome miners

Small-scale miners who account for a larger part of Zimbabwe's ferrochrome producers should more than double their production if they are to fully utilise the $1 billion stainless steel plant set to b...

By Staff reporter | Published: 04 July 2018


'Govt violated mining law,' says Chitando

THE Ministry of Mines has been violating an important mining legislation on the protection of precious mining titles resulting in miners using cash to renew titles, Mines Minister Winston Chitando has...

By Staff reporter | Published: 24 May 2018


Chitando summoned over Kamativi deal

Mines and Mining Development Minister Winston Chitando together with the ZMDC board is today appearing before the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Mines and Energy hearing into the Kamativi deal w...

By Staff reporter | Published: 21 May 2018


Mimosa not replacing Chitando

ZIMBABWEAN platinum producer Mimosa Mining Company, has abolished the post of executive chairman previously held by Mr Winston Chitando, who left the mining concern to join Government as Mines and Min...

By Staff reporter | Published: 05 April 2018


Chitando under fire over Hwange Colliery

LEGISLATORS yesterday took Mines minister Winstone Chitando to task over the plight of Hwange Colliery workers saying since he had failed to resolve the impasse, he should refer the matter to Presiden...

By Staff reporter | Published: 23 March 2018


Investor interest in Zimbabwe is still high

Mines and Mining Development Minister Winston Chitando told The Sunday Mail Business that a stable operating environment has provided better opportunities for planning and execution of mining projects...

By Staff reporter | Published: 25 February 2018


Zimbabwe under-explored, says Chitando

Zimbabwe's Mines minister Winston Chitando has admitted that the country has no record of its untapped mineral resources because there has not been any exploration work for the past decades.Chitando ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 08 February 2018


Chitando unveils Zimbabwe's mining vision

Newly appointed Mines and Mining Development Minister Mr Wiston Chitando has shared his vision for the extractive industry, which he said will be driven by increased capacity utilisation, ability to ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 10 December 2017


Chitando urged to 'restore sanity' at Chiadzwa

STAKEHOLDERS in the mining sector have urged new Mines minister Winston Chitando to move swiftly to restore sanity and stop the alleged looting of mineral resources, particularly diamonds.Manicaland-b...

By Staff reporter | Published: 05 December 2017


Mines sector welcomes Chitando

The Chamber of Mines has welcomed Winston Chitando's appointment as Minister of Mines and Mining Development as a positive step towards enhancing mining productivity and raising Government revenue bas...

By Staff reporter | Published: 04 December 2017

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