Contact Us

C o n t a c t U s

Three Zimbabwe gold mines shut down operations over forex

Feb 08, 2019 HARARE Operations at three Zimbabwe gold mines owned by ZSE listed RioZim have been suspended as the company which also runs the Murowa diamond mine

Zimbabwe mine shaft collapse leaves dozens trapped World

Nov 27, 2020 Ran Mine was closed 10 years ago and retrenched workers remained behind to informally mine for residual gold. Mining is a major source of foreign currency for Zimbabwe, where gold alone accounts for 60 percent of exports. The gold sector provides jobs to nearly 10 percent of the country's population, according to the International Crisis Group

All That Glitters is Not Gold: Turmoil in Zimbabwe’s

Nov 24, 2020 Absent such steps, further cycles of violence in Zimbabwe’s gold mining areas are likely, as is further damage to individual livelihoods and Zimbabwe’s struggling economy. Harare/Nairobi/Brussels, 24 November 2020. I. Introduction. Over the past year, a wave of violence has rocked Zimbabwe.

Govt Says Investors Scrambling for Zim's Closed Mines

Dec 05, 2018 “Under the # TSP government will re-open previously closed mines. Already, Eureka Gold Mine in Guruve, with the capacity to become the largest gold mine in the country, producing 200 kgs of gold monthly and a total of 2.5 tons per year, has been re-opened,” they said.

Shamva Gold Mine resumes operations Zimbabwe Situation

Nov 20, 2020 Minister Chitando said the coming back on stream of Shamva Gold Mine augured well for Government’s mining sector expansion drive and will go a long way in helping the attainment of the 2023 target of 100 tonnes of gold per year. “As you are aware, this mine had been closed and it has recently re-opened, but not only has it re-opened, it has

Shamva gold mine re-opens for business Mining Zimbabwe

The mine was closed in January of last year and resumed operations in May of this year, and was re-opened for business today, Top ten gold producers in Zimbabwe. Top Ten operating mines in Zimbabwe 2019. Procedures and criteria of obtaining Mining Claims Gold deposits map of Zimbabwe.

Venice Mine Complex (VMC) is a complex of 8 mines in Zimbabwe

It has extensive underground and surface infrastructure and over 100 years of recorded production. VMC was closed down in 2002 whilst under the management of Falcon Gold Zimbabwe Limited citing a lack of adequate exploration and development on the mine, deteriorating economic climate in Zimbabwe and a low gold price.

List of gold mines in Zimbabwe Mine Exploration

List of gold mines in Zimbabwe . Use the tools below to search for mines, quarries & sites. You can combine all inputs, e.g. just searching by name, or by combining with other search parameters. All inputs are optional, use as many or as few as you wish. You can

Zimbabwe mine shaft collapse leaves dozens trapped World

Nov 27, 2020 Ran Mine was closed 10 years ago and retrenched workers remained behind to informally mine for residual gold. Mining is a major source of foreign currency for Zimbabwe, where gold alone accounts for 60 percent of exports. The gold sector provides jobs to nearly 10 percent of the country's population, according to the International Crisis Group

Zimbabwe mine shaft collapse leaves dozens trapped

Nov 26, 2020 Ran Mine was closed 10 years ago and retrenched workers remained behind to informally mine for residual gold. Mining is a major source of foreign currency for Zimbabwe, where gold alone accounts

Govt Says Investors Scrambling for Zim's Closed Mines

Dec 05, 2018 “Under the # TSP government will re-open previously closed mines. Already, Eureka Gold Mine in Guruve, with the capacity to become the largest gold mine in the country, producing 200 kgs of gold monthly and a total of 2.5 tons per year, has been re-opened,” they said.

All That Glitters is Not Gold: Turmoil in Zimbabwe’s

Nov 24, 2020 In 2019, killings by machete-wielding gangs at Zimbabwe’s gold mines jogged the government into preventive action. But police sweeps alone cannot make the sector safe. Harare should adopt reforms that allow more citizens to mine legally and

Zimbabwe gold mines lure investor despite economic ruin

Jul 12, 2020 Still, the quality of Zimbabwe’s assets and the rally in gold justify investor backing for the mines, said Brown. Zimbabwe’s gold output fell to 27 tonnes last year, down from 33 tonnes in 2018, as producers struggled with a myriad of challenges from power outages to shortages of foreign currency.

Zimbabwe: Losing millions from illicit gold mining trade

Dec 07, 2020 Inside Zimbabwe’s illicit gold mining trade The Ministry of Finance says it has been losing about $1.8bn of mineral revenues; especially from gold smuggling. Kazembe Kazembe, the Minister of Home Affairs, said Zimbabwe has been losing some $100m worth of gold every month through international smuggling rings and the country’s porous borders.

Undermined by forex crisis, Zimbabwe gold producers warn

Oct 28, 2018 Zimbabwe needs up to $11 billion over the next five years to modernise plants and bring production to capacity, according to the Chamber of Mines. The mining industry requires US$400 million in 2018 just to sustain operations, Chamber officials say. Zimbabwe forecasts mining output growth of 26 percent in 2018 and a further 16 percent in 2019.

Zimbabwe: All That Glitters Is Not Gold Turmoil in

Nov 24, 2020 Artisanal gold miners play a curious role in Zimbabwe's political economy. On one hand, they are an irritant to the industrial mining companies that hold most of Zimbabwe's gold

A closer look at Zimbabwe's mining sector

In addition, the issuance of gold dealership licences to gold producers has resulted in mining houses securing lines of credit, critical in increasing production. As a result, Zimbabwe’s largest gold mine, Metallon Gold, which closed down its five mines, has since re‐opened two of them, and is expecting to reopen the other three by year‐end.

Abandoned Mines -TOP 14

Find 14 Amazing Abandoned Mines relics from around the World.

Gold miner RioZim shuts down 3 mines

HARARE Gold miner RioZim, a listed company, has closed three of its mines Cam and Motor, Dalny and Renco in Zimbabwe after running out of consumables and spare parts.

Zimbabwe gold mine collapse leaves at least 2 dead, 20

A gold mine collapsed Wednesday in Zimbabwe, killing at least two miners and trapping 20 others underground while they illegally plundered the excavation site, state media reported.

Athens Gold Mine In Midlands, Zimbabwe The Diggings™

The Athens Gold Mine is in Midlands, Zimbabwe. The Athens Gold Mine was closed at the time of data entry with no known plans to re-open. The ore mined is composed of chalcopyrite, gersdorffite and covellite. The ore body has a lenticular or lens shaped form of unknown dimensions.

Dozens feared dead in mine collapse as pandemic-fueled

Dec 02, 2020 The decommissioning of mines due to a lack of continuing profitability for Zimbabwe’s mining sector has led to the proliferation of abandoned mines around the country, in which common people, facing chronic joblessness, take up work mining these abandoned shafts, often selling what little gold they find for paltry sums.

Zimbabwe gold mine collapse leaves at least 2 dead, 20

A gold mine collapsed Wednesday in Zimbabwe, killing at least two miners and trapping 20 others underground while they illegally plundered the excavation site, state media reported.

Zimbabwe mine shaft collapse leaves dozens trapped

Nov 26, 2020 Ran Mine was closed 10 years ago and retrenched workers remained behind to informally mine for residual gold. Mining is a major source of foreign currency for Zimbabwe, where gold alone accounts

First body pulled from Zimbabwe gold mine disaster

Nov 30, 2020 First body pulled from Zimbabwe gold mine disaster. Around 40 people are thought to be stuck underground in the town of Bindura, around 70 kilometres (43 miles) northeast of

Zimbabwe: Losing millions from illicit gold mining trade

Dec 07, 2020 Inside Zimbabwe’s illicit gold mining trade The Ministry of Finance says it has been losing about $1.8bn of mineral revenues; especially from gold smuggling. Kazembe Kazembe, the Minister of Home Affairs, said Zimbabwe has been losing some $100m worth of gold every month through international smuggling rings and the country’s porous borders.

Zimbabwe gold mines lure investor despite economic ruin

Jul 12, 2020 Still, the quality of Zimbabwe’s assets and the rally in gold justify investor backing for the mines, said Brown. Zimbabwe’s gold output fell to 27 tonnes last year, down from 33 tonnes in 2018, as producers struggled with a myriad of challenges from power outages to shortages of foreign currency.

Undermined by forex crisis, Zimbabwe gold producers warn

Oct 28, 2018 Zimbabwe needs up to $11 billion over the next five years to modernise plants and bring production to capacity, according to the Chamber of Mines. The mining industry requires US$400 million in 2018 just to sustain operations, Chamber officials say. Zimbabwe forecasts mining output growth of 26 percent in 2018 and a further 16 percent in 2019.

Athens Gold Mine In Midlands, Zimbabwe The Diggings™

The Athens Gold Mine is in Midlands, Zimbabwe. The Athens Gold Mine was closed at the time of data entry with no known plans to re-open. The ore mined is composed of chalcopyrite, gersdorffite and covellite. The ore body has a lenticular or lens shaped form of unknown dimensions.

CAM & MOTOR Mine RioZim

The mine was once the largest producer of gold in Zimbabwe and produced in excess of 150 tonnes of gold in its entire life. Three main ore bodies were mined by the Cam and Motor Gold Mining Company, the previous owners of the mine. These were the Motor Lode, Cam Lode and Petrol Lode.

A closer look at Zimbabwe's mining sector

In addition, the issuance of gold dealership licences to gold producers has resulted in mining houses securing lines of credit, critical in increasing production. As a result, Zimbabwe’s largest gold mine, Metallon Gold, which closed down its five mines, has since re‐opened two of them, and is expecting to reopen the other three by year‐end.

Abandoned Mines -TOP 14

Find 14 Amazing Abandoned Mines relics from around the World.

Zimbabwe Gold Smugglers Shipping Over $1.5 Billion a Year

Nov 24, 2020 “Zimbabwe’s centralized gold-buying scheme underpays producers, a practice that encourages smuggling and erodes industrial mining profits, leading companies to close mines

First Body Pulled From Zimbabwe Gold Mine Disaster How

Dec 01, 2020 Although the site was officially closed 10 years ago, some workers remained behind to extract residual gold along with other unemployed people who came to work there. Mining is a major source of foreign currency for Zimbabwe, where gold alone accounts for 60 percent of exports and employs nearly 10 percent of the population.

'There's a lot of money down there': the deadly cities of

Oct 24, 2019 The rise of the burgeoning illicit gold trade, which is estimated to cost South African coffers more than £753m a year, is largely a product of the formal mining industry’s collapse. Gold was

Zimbabwe mine shaft collapse leaves dozens trapped

Nov 26, 2020 Ran Mine was closed 10 years ago and retrenched workers remained behind to informally mine for residual gold. Mining is a major source of foreign currency for Zimbabwe, where gold alone accounts for 60 percent of exports. The gold sector provides jobs to nearly 10 percent of the country's population, according to the International Crisis Group