CHAMBER OF MINES SPEAKS ON CHALLENGES AFFECTING PLATINUM GROUP OF METALS
Written by yafmnews on May 31, 2019
Zimbabwe Chamber of Mines says although Platinum Group Of Metals industry (PGMs ) are playing a pivotal role in uplifting the country’s economy through increased revenue to the government and employment creation , the sector is characterized with challenges such as access to technological advanced equipment.
Addressing stakeholders at the on going two day Annual General Mining Conference in Victoria Falls , Zimbabwe Chamber of Mines Chief Executive Officer Isaac Kwesu underscored the need for PGM’s to be assisted in accessing such equipment as government has set the target for platinum annual output.
As part of increasing production one of the PGMs , Anglo American Zimbabwean Division Unki Mines recently commissioned a US $62 million platinum metal group facility smelter which will smelt concentrate into furnace matte before exporting it for processing in South Africa
Meanwhile the president is set to officially launch the Zimbabwe Chamber of Mines Hosted AGM conference today. Great Dyke news will keep you updated on this event’s developments as they unfold.