African Chrome Fields employees clash with management over PPEs, slave wages

By Tafara Chikumira Workers at African Chrome Fields (ACF) are up in arms with management at the ferrochrome producing firm, amid accusations of inadequate personal protective equipment and unfair labour…

Kuvimba Mining House eyes Globe & Phoenix gold mine

By Bruce Chahwanda KUVIMBA Mining House is set to takeover Globe and Phoenix Gold Mine after the government gave the nod to the transaction which will also see the mining…

Government owns 65 % of Kuvimba Mining House Group

By Tapiwa Machemedze/Bruce Chahwanda A new mining group, Kuvimba Mining House, in which government has 65 percent shareholding, has been launched amid expectations that the country will benefit more from…

Preserve the environment, miners told

By ZBC Reporter The Midlands community and other stakeholders have been challenged to assist in the preservation of the environment by planting trees to counter the effects of deforestation. Speaking…

Ran mine accident: Relatives await govt decision after rescue efforts halt

By Tapiwa Machemedze Relatives of artisanal miners affected by the Ran Mine accident and the Bindura Civil Protection Department are still waiting for the government’s decision on the way forward.…

Mining accidents: Govt to strengthen inspection of small scale mining operations

By ZBC Reporter Government is restructuring and capacitating its mining inspectorate department to curb mining accidents which have claimed many lives across the country. The country has recorded numerous deaths…

Bindura mine disaster: 40 metres of water dewatered

By ZBC Reporter RESCUE operations continue at Ran mine where scores of miners were trapped underground last week with the rescue team now closer to accessing the bodies. Safety remains…

Bindura mine disaster: Steady progress in dewatering of Ran mine

By ZBC Reporter STEADY progress has been made by the team carrying out rescue and recovery of trapped miners at Ran mine in Bindura following the provision of additional equipment.…

Bindura mine disaster: Rescue efforts underway

By ZBC Reporter THE disaster at Bindura’s Ran Mine in which scores of miners were trapped underground has left the local community soul searching amid an increase of such incidents…

Mining sector: Adoption of modern technologies key to improving productivity

By Owen Mandovha The adoption of modern technologies by the mining industry will be key in harnessing the operational efficiency of local mining companies to achieve the envisaged 12 billion…