Tongaat Hullet targets doubling ethanol production

By Gay Matambo AGRO-processing firm, Tongaat Hullet Zimbabwe is on an expansion drive, which is expected to boost ethanol production from 40 million litres to 80 million litres per year.…

Chikomba community excited about Manhize steel plant

By Tafadzwa Chigwedere THE Chikomba community is hoping to benefit from the new steel plant being established in Manhize, on the confluence of Midlands, Mashonaland West and Mashonaland East provinces.…

Manhize steel plant gathers pace

By Tafara Chikumira CONSTRUCTION works at the US$1 billion Manhize steel plant are moving at a fast pace following the arrival of the furnaces at the site, a show of…

Blast furnace components now in Manhize

By ZBC Reporter BLAST furnace components for the construction of what will be Africa’s biggest steel plant near Mvuma have arrived in the country. The blast furnace components which came…

National project status for Mvuma steel plant propels progress

By Tafara Chikumira THE granting of National Project status to the Manhize Steel plant near Mvuma has come as a major boost for the setting up of key infrastructure and…

Call for industry to value add cotton

By Yolanda Moyo THE clothing manufacturing industry is calling for a multi-stakeholder approach to strengthen cotton value chains and propel the growth of the sector. The call was made by…

Harare-Feruka pipeline expansion project on course

By John Nhandara IMPLEMENTATION of Phase One of the Harare-Feruka Pipeline Expansion Project is expected to commence in the first quarter of next year at a cost of US$15 million,…

Zimbabwe’s steel industry eyes enhanced import substitution

By Davison Vandira THE desire to reduce the country’s import bill on steel products has resulted in engineering, iron and steel stakeholders coming up with a strategic plan to spearhead…

Optimism dries up for UK services industry – CBI survey

REUTERS – LONDON – Confidence is draining away from the services firms that dominate Britain’s economy, especially in consumer-facing companies which are most exposed to the worsening cost-of-living crunch, a…

Muzarabani: Oil & gas exploratory drilling commences in July

By Owen Mandovha THE exploration of oil and gas in Muzarabani Basin is progressing well, with the actual drilling of wells expected to start in July. The Invictus Energy Oil…