Articles tagged 'winstone chitando'

Chitando invites De Beers, Vast Resources to explore diamonds 15 December 2018 HARARE - De Beers and Vast Resources will be allowed to explore for diamonds in Zimbabwe, which would make them the first listed companies to mine there in that sector for two years, Mining minister Winston Chitando said. A spokesman for De Beers, an Anglo American unit, said in an email it wa...
Lifeline for diamond companies 22 May 2018 HARARE - At least six diamond companies that were ordered to shut down by government more than two years ago could make a comeback following the drafting of a new diamond policy. In February 2016, government moved to consolidate the diamond mining industry and ceased operations for the other s...
Shabanie Mine de-watering on course 3 May 2018 HARARE - A de-watering exercise at former asbestos mining giant, Shabanie and Mashaba Mines Holdings (SMM), is expected to be complete by the first quarter of next year as it seeks to restore underground access to the mines' main working levels, Mines and Mining Development minister Winston Chita...
Diamonds to be put on sale in February 15 January 2018 HARARE – Diamonds worth millions of dollars are due to be put on sale next month, the first auction after the Zimbabwe Consolidated Diamond Company (ZCDC) started operations. Mines and Mining Development minister Winston Chitando confirmed the sale but declined to disclose the quantities invol...
Shabanie Mine re-opening delayed 15 January 2018 HARARE - Mines minister Winstone Chitando said Shabanie Mashava Mine (SMM) will not be resuming operations due to lack of capital and massive water bodies that have clogged the mine. “There is currently some activity happening in the area which is two-fold,” he told legislators in the National...