Mining News

An employee at Bikita Minerals lost his life on Wednesday night after being trapped in a conveyor belt that he was trying to adjust. A security guard who witnessed the incident and confirmed the deceased as  Kudzai Manjonjo said he was trapped in the conveyor belt and sustained severe head injuries that led to his […]

The ”together protecting the environment ” adage made full sense in Mberengwa yesterday as local miners joined hands in a national clean-up campaign with Environmental Management Agency setting aside their alleged cat and mouse relationship for a common cause. Speaking on the sidelines of the cleanup campaign at Mberengwa Business Centre,  Zimbabwe Miners Federation Chairperson Makumba […]

Small-scale miner in Mberengwa has bemoaned continuous fuel crisis in Zvishavane saying it has negatively impacted on their production. Miners that spoke to our News Reporter Takudzwa Mahove said due to fuel shortages they are forced to increase operation costs. In a separate interview, Mberengwa miners association Chairperson Anderson Tsikira appealed to fuel retailers to […]

Mining have been urged to give locals priority in terms of employment opportunities in the areas that their mines are based. Officiating at the ground-breaking ceremony of the Arcadia Lithium Mine in Goromonzi President Emerson Mnangagwa said mining companies should improve the living conditions of the communities in which they operate. The project, which is […]

The Environment Management Agency, EMA has singled out artisanal miners as a causative agent for this year’s veld fires as they were continuously burning vegetation to detect minerals.  EMA’Ss Midlands Provincial Manager, Mr. Benson Bhasera  challenged the country’s security sector to embark on more environmental safeguarding programs  He said institutions such as the defence forces […]


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