Articles tagged 'fertiliser'

Fertiliser shortage looms 29 October 2018 HARARE - The Commercial Farmers Union (CFU) says lack of foreign currency currently affecting the production of fertiliser at Sables Chemicals may result in serious shortages of fertiliser during the 2018/19 agricultural season. Last year, government allocated $130 million to the industry for ...
'Zimphos plant on course' 22 June 2017 HARARE – Local fertiliser manufacturer Zimphos' Msasa sulphuric acid plant is now 25 percent complete amid indications it will come online by first quarter 2018, a junior minister said. Deputy Industry minister Chiratidzo Mabuwa said the country has invested about $1,8 million in the project t...
ZimPhos faces disconnection over water debt 13 June 2017 HARARE - Mining and industrial chemicals manufacturing firm, Zimbabwe Phosphate Industries (ZimPhos) risks having its water supplies cut off by the Harare City Council (HCC) over an outstanding water bill dating back four years ago. According to audit committee minutes, HCC officials were conc...
Sable seeks fertiliser funding 13 September 2013 HARARE - Sable Chemicals Industries Limited (Sable) says it is seeking finance to import ammonia in order to boost local fertiliser production and supply. The agro-based company — Zimbabwe's sole ammonium nitrate fertiliser producer — is currently experiencing working capital constraints due t...
Fertiliser shortages loom: Biti 31 October 2012 HARARE - Finance minister Tendai Biti says Zimbabwe is faced with a 400 000 tonnes fertiliser shortage for the coming farming season. The input shortages are sparking fears of another poor harvest in a country that has experienced acute food shortages over the past decade. Biti yesterday told jou...