Mining News

ZIMBABWE REVENUE AUTHORITY HAS DECENTRALISED SERVICE TO REGIONAL MANAGERS IN LINE WITH THEIR MOTTO OF EFFECTIVELY SERVING THE COMMUNITY. THIS FOLLOWS CALLS BY MINERS FOR THE AUTHORITY TO IMPROVE ITS PACE IN THE PROCESSING OF APPLICATIONS AS IT WAS NOT FEASIBLE FOR THE COMMISSIONER TO ATTEND ALL APPLICATIONS. IN AN INTERVIEW REGION 3 REGIONAL MANAGER […]

 The call for Zimbabweans living in the Diaspora  to retrace their footsteps and invest back home seems to be bearing fruits as one chrome miner who has cut his 20 year spell  in the United Kingdom is currently earning huge through chrome mining. . Ishmael Sibanda who has created employment for local communities through his […]

 Trade Unions representing miners say although they are working together with Zimbabwe  Congress of Trade Union ( ZCTU) in anticipating for payment of employees in United States Currency, they stand against the union’s  move in staging violent protest engaging political activists.  ZImbabwe Diamond and Allied  Minerals Workers Union  Secretary General , Mr Justice Chinhema said […]

Women and Youths in mining say as vulnerable groups in the industry, they continue fearing for their lives during operations as suspected criminals who are supposed to be in the hands of the low continue walking free and  terrorizing their mines.. Chairperson for Zvishavane Women in mining Mrs Shuvai Maphosa  urged law enforcement agents to […]

Chief Mazvihwa has raised concern over the prolonged time taken by authorities to retrieve the decaying body of illegal miner, Phineas Moyo who gained access to a shaft at Sabi gold mine and got trapped and died with his body still unretrieved since the 24th of December last month. . Moyo’s family and community members […]

Miners in Mberengwa have been advised to exercise caution in their work during this rainy season to avoid mine collapses and unneccesary loss of life . In a telephone interview with Ya FM news Mberengwa Miners Association Chairperson Anderson Tsikira encouraged miners not to  mine in disused mines and to check their timbering before going […]

A number of illegal gold panners are feared dead after the collapse of a mine shaft at Wanderer Mine in Shurugwi. Police are yet to ascertain the exact number of miners that could have been trapped underground when the unfortunate incident occurred. In a telephone interview Midlands Provincial Mining Director Nelson Munyanduri told Ya FM […]

Small-scale miners in Zvishavane and Mberengwa have applauded the strides government has taken in promoting mining operations in the Great Dyke in 2018. In a telephone interview with Ya FM News, Mberengwa Miners Association Chairman Anderson Tsikira said, miners have been impressed with the support they have received from the government in 2018. He added […]

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 […]


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