CHROME ORE PRODUCTION INCREASES
Written by Mahove Takudzwa on May 25, 2018
The Minerals Marketing Corporation of Zimbabwe says chrome ore production in the country increased by over 400 percent in the first four months of the year compared to the same period last year.
Chrome ore production jumped to 139 562.34 tonnes from 18 701.70 tonnes in 2017.
Chrome concentrates also increased by 121 percent from 154 726.19 tonnes in 2017 to 341 888.48 tonnes in the first quarter of 2018.
Zimbabwe Miners Federation (ZMF) spokesperson Dosman Mangisi told YA FM News said in 2017 the incessant rainfall as well as price protection by MMCZ through Apple Bridge affected production.