Articles tagged 'murowa diamonds'

Murowa mine 'scandal' deepens 13 June 2016 HARARE - Controversy continues to dog Rio Tinto's disposal of its 78 percent shareholding in Murowa Diamonds, amid fresh claims that the mine was sold for a song under suspicious circumstances to a Virgin Islands-registered company, RZ Murowa Holdings, in contravention of Zimbabwe's laws. When...
ZSE probes Murowa sale 17 May 2016 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) says it is investigating Rio Tinto's disposal of its shareholding in Murowa Diamonds to a foreign firm amid allegations that local listing rules were violated. This comes as government also recently indicated that it was seized with the matter after i...
Namibian miner courts Murowa boss 13 January 2016 HARARE - Namibia's largest uranium mine, Rossing, is reportedly targeting Murowa Diamonds (Murowa) managing director Zebra Kasete to take up a senior position at the company, businessdaily has learnt. Kasete once worked at Rio Tinto's Namibia unit since 1987 and rose through the ranks to becom...
Murowa to resume operations 20 May 2015 HARARE - Murowa Diamonds (Murowa) is expected to resume full scale mining operations in a few weeks' time after it has finalised contracts of companies subcontracted to do work at the mine, deputy Mines minister Fred Moyo has said. This comes as concerns were raised by Senate last week over th...
Murowa 2014 diamond output up 7pc 23 January 2015 HARARE - Global miner Rio Tinto says production at its Zimbabwe-based Murowa Diamonds (Murowa) went up seven percent to 344 000 carats in the year to December 2014 from 322 000 carats produced prior year. It said the performance is on the back of improved throughput and grades, and increased o...
Murowa Diamonds production up 16 February 2014 HARARE - Global mining group Rio Tinto(‘s) Zimbabwe-based Murowa Diamonds (Murowa)’s production increased by three percent to 322 000 carats in 2013. Murowa’s fourth-quarter production stood at 105 000 carats, a seven percent increase compared with the same quarter in 2012. In June last yea...
Murowa Diamonds brings Eye Clinic to Mazvihwa 10 December 2013 HARARE - Rio Tinto’s Murowa Diamonds is partnering with leading ophthalmologist Solomon Guramatunhu to bring an Eye Camp to community members in the Mazvihwa area of Zvishavane. The diamond miner will purchase equipment worth over $20 000 for the eye camp which is to be carried out early in 20...
Corporates key to community development 10 December 2013 HARARE - The initiative undertaken by Murowa Diamonds to partner renowned ophthalmologist Solomon Guramatunhu in establishing an Eye Camp in the Mazvihwa area of Zvishavane should be given due credit. It is indeed a milestone in the health delivery system of the Mazvihwa community who have bee...