Wednesday, December 19, 2018
Australia-listed lithium company, Prospect Resources says the laboratory at its Arcadia project is now fully operational and achieving consistent high Quality Assurance (QA) and Quality Control (QC) in all assays including trace analysis in lithium carbonate being produced from the pilot plant. The Arcadia project is located approximately 38 km...
HARARE - Australia-listed lithium company,  Prospect Resources says the laboratory at its Arcadia project is now  fully operational and achieving consistent high  Quality Assurance (QA) and Quality Control (QC) in all assays including  trace analysis in lithium carbonate being produced from the pilot plant. The Arcadia project is located approximately...
Kudzanai Sharara HARARE - Caledonia’s Blanket Mine plans to increase production from 56,136 ounces of gold in 2017 to approximately 80,000 ounces by 2021. This is according to the Group’s second quarter trading update released on Thursday this week. Blanket Mine’s target production for 2018 is between 55,000 to 59,000 ounces. Approximately 12,657...
After a gravity-defying run, nickel has now also succumbed to weakness in the industrial metals complex as global trade fears mount, declining to $14,125 per tonne on Monday. The metal, mainly used in stainless steel manufacture, is down 10% or more than $1,600 a tonne from more than three-year highs hit...
Enacy Mapakame LISTED mining group, Falcon Gold (Falgold) Zimbabwe says its operations in the half year ended March 31, 2018 were affected by a strike which lasted for three months at its Golden Quarry mine. Workers at the Midlands-based gold mine downed tools from January 15 until March 13 demanding outstanding salaries dating...
Mukasiri Sibanda Led by Honourable Themba Mliswa, the Parliament Portfolio Committee on Mines and Energy (PPCME) produced a report on its findings and recommendations concerning the allegedly missing $15 billion Marange diamond revenue. Although the figure of $15 billion has been factually proven as an incorrect tally of Zimbabwe’s diamond earnings...
Middlemen emerge n Accused of paying low prices...Producers call for tight regulations Martin Kadzere Failure by government to capacitate Applebridge Investments, its special purpose vehicle charged with marketing chrome ore, has resulted in emergence of middlemen whom producers are accusing of paying low prices for their commodity. Created in 2015, the ABI...
Panashe Sachikonye While giving his address at the Chamber of Mines Zimbabwe conference in Victoria Falls recently, Mines and Mining Development Minister Winston Chitando, stated that most mining companies have been facing difficulties in raising capital and this has seen most projects failing to take off. He also said that there...
Golden Sibanda It was good while it lasted, but Government will have none of it, not anymore. The honeymoon is over for speculators on mining ground. And it had to happen; mining is strategic to Zimbabwe’s economy. At least, this is in no way new, but simply enforcement of law that already...
Ishemunyoro Chingwere The Ministry of Mines and Mining Development will purse deliberate policies and strategies that feed into President Mnangagwa’s vision to help quicken Zimbabwe’s aspiration to become a middle income economy by 2030, Minister Winston Chitando has said. Minister Chitando said this while announcing reconstituted boards for the Zimbabwe Mining...