INDUSTRIALS & ENERGY

Preps for Hwange expansion underway

PRELIMINARY works for the $1,5 billion Hwange Thermal Power Station expansion project have begun with engineers already onsite undertaking geo-technical surveys and site clearance, an official said.La...

By Staff reporter | Published: 16 July 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Hwange, Zinwa bury hatchet

THE protracted war over the management of water between Hwange Local Board (HLB) and Zimbabwe National Water Authority (Zinwa) has ended following the latter's decision to hand over sewer reticulation...

By Staff reporter | Published: 12 July 2018

POLITICS

Chiwenga calls Hwange Board to order

VICE-PRESIDENT Dr Constantino Chiwenga has called on the Hwange Colliery Company Board to heed calls by Government to step down, saying corruption investigations into suspended managers would be follo...

By Staff reporter | Published: 08 July 2018

POLITICS

Hwange targets 4 major projects

HWANGE Local Board (HLB) has embarked on four major "Quick win" projects which are at various stages of implementation as it seeks to improve service delivery.Speaking in an interview on the sidelines...

By Staff reporter | Published: 05 July 2018

MINING & RETAIL

Govt to transform Hwange Colliery

VICE President General Constantino Chiwenga (Rtd) yesterday said Government has put in place a raft of measures for Hwange Colliery Company Limited to return to its status as one of the biggest employ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 05 July 2018

INDUSTRIALS & ENERGY

Govt forms new power company

GOVERNMENT has formed a new company, Hwange Electricity Supply Company (Hesco), to manage power generation under the $1,5 billion Hwange Thermal Power Station expansion project.Energy and Power Develo...

By Staff reporter | Published: 02 July 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Power station expansion excites Hwange residents

PEOPLE from Hwange District are excited about the Hwange Power Station expansion project which they say is a game changer in the development of the district.President Emmerson Mnangagwa  on Wedne...

By Staff reporter | Published: 29 June 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Hwange Town gets municipal status

PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa has directed the Ministry of Local Government, Public Works and National Housing to elevate Hwange Town Council to municipal status.The directive was made after the Minist...

By Staff reporter | Published: 29 June 2018

POLITICS

Mnangagwa misses Hwange rally

PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa inexplicably failed to address thousands of Zanu-PF supporters who had turned up at the Colliery Stadium yesterday.Instead, the Zanu-PF leader proceeded to the resort town...

By Staff reporter | Published: 28 June 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Mnangagwa to commission $1bn Hwange project

President Mnangagwa is today expected to commission the construction of the $1 billion Hwange 7 and 8 Power extension project as his administration continues to drive the country towards energy self-s...

By Staff reporter | Published: 27 June 2018

POLITICS

Mnangagwa to address rally in Hwange

PRESIDENT Mnangagwa will address a rally in Hwange tomorrow soon after presiding over a ground-breaking ceremony at the Zimbabwe Power Company expansion project.The ground-breaking ceremony will be he...

By Staff reporter | Published: 26 June 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Mnangagwa to commission Hwange expansion project

President Mnangagwa is on Wednesday expected to preside over the ground-breaking ceremony for the expansion of Hwange Thermal Power Station, which is estimated to cost $1,5 billion.The expansion proje...

By Staff reporter | Published: 25 June 2018

MINING & RETAIL

Hwange Colliery board nominees announced

Government, the largest share in the coal mining concern Hwange Colliery Company, has announced its nominees for the company's board of directors.The six appointments include:Allan Mashingaidze, forme...

By Ngoni Shenjere | Published: 22 June 2018

MINING & RETAIL

Forex crisis hits Hwange underground mining

RESUMPTION of underground mining operations at Hwange Colliery Company Limited (HCCL) has been affected by the foreign currency shortages crippling the country, a report by Parliament has indicated.In...

By Staff reporter | Published: 22 June 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Exim Bank avails funds for Hwange Power Station

CHINA Exim Bank has released the initial $200 million to immediately kick-start the $1,5 billion Hwange Thermal Power Station expansion project in Matabeleland North province.President Emmerson Mnanga...

By Staff reporter | Published: 20 June 2018

MINING & RETAIL

'Reconstitute HCCL board'

THE Hwange Colliery Company board should be immediately reconstituted as it lacks capacity and experience to transform the ailing giant coal mine, the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Mines and En...

By Staff reporter | Published: 18 June 2018

MINING & RETAIL

'Hwange should give workers houses in lieu of salary arrears'

THE Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Mines and Energy has recommended that Hwange Colliery and Kamativi Mine give their houses to former and current workers in lieu of salary and pension arrears.T...

By Staff reporter | Published: 15 June 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Hwange, Zinwa strike water, sewer management deal

THE Hwange Local Board (HLB) and the Zimbabwe National Water Authority (Zinwa) have struck an agreement that will see the latter hand over all water and sewer management tasks to council after years o...

By Staff reporter | Published: 13 June 2018

TRANSPORT & TOURISM

Goods train derails in Hwange

THE National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ) passenger train between Bulawayo and Victoria Falls was on Tuesday delayed for about 10 hours after a goods train derailed and blocked the railway line in Hwang...

By Staff reporter | Published: 07 June 2018

MINING & RETAIL

Colliery adopts new business model

HWANGE Colliery Company has adopted a new integrated business management system meant to enhance competitiveness on the global market while ensuring safe working conditions for its workers.Speaking du...

By Staff reporter | Published: 07 June 2018

MINING & RETAIL

Hwange eyes 300 000 tonnes

HWANGE Colliery Company Limited (HCCL) is expected to haul 300 000 tonnes of coal beginning this month, as the coal miners eyes a return to profitability.This was said here yesterday by HCCL board mem...

By Staff reporter | Published: 07 June 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Hwange firms slammed for sidelining locals

Hwange-based companies came under fire yesterday as residents complained bitterly that they are deliberately being excluded in terms of employment, even for junior positions of cleaners, which they cl...

By Staff reporter | Published: 06 June 2018

MINING & RETAIL

Hwange gets $1.4bn for expansion

Zimbabwe has closed a $1.4 billion funding project for a 600MW coal fired expansion project at Hwange, drawing on financing from China and other partnership with Standard Bank and Utho Capital among o...

By Staff reporter | Published: 05 June 2018

MINING & RETAIL

Hwange Colliery strike ends

Hwange Colliery Company Limited (HCCL) has finally climbed down from its hardline position to end a nearly 120-day long protest by wives of employees who were owed thousands of United States dollars i...

By Staff reporter | Published: 01 June 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Hwange begins $1bn draw-down

The Zimbabwe Power Company (ZPC) yesterday started drawing down on the $1 billion facility extended by the Chinese Government through China Export Import Bank meant to finance the Hwange Power Station...

By Staff reporter | Published: 01 June 2018
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