Artisanal miners being duped, losing $16 per gram – Fidelity Printers

HARARE - Fidelity Printers and Refiners (FPR) said on Monday artisanal miners, who are contributing  significantly to the country’s gold production, were being  duped by middle-men who are buying the yellow metal from them at low  prices  taking advantage of their lack of...
Posted On 16 Oct 2017

Prospect Resources to set up Zim lithium processing plant

BH24 Reporter — HARARE – Junior miner Prospect Resources is mulling the development of a lithium chemical plant at its Arcadia Lithium project in Harare.
Posted On 09 Oct 2017

Blanket Mine sets new quarterly output record

HARARE – Blanket Mine’s gold output posted an increased in production to 14 389 ounces in the third quarter to September 30, 2017, a new quarterly record.
Posted On 05 Oct 2017

Zim tungsten project gets £3, 5m boost

HARARE – Implementation of the Bulawayo-based RHA Tungsten project has received a major boost after diversified miner Premier African Resources raised £3, 5 million for the project.
Posted On 04 Oct 2017

Why lithium, why now?

By Richard Mills — Our ‘who cares’ attitude towards pollution and habitat destruction are all increasing what were once tolerable pressures towards, and sometimes already beyond, the breaking point in ecosystems all over the world.
Posted On 04 Oct 2017

Zimbabwe chrome popular in China

HARARE – Zimbabwe exported over 136 000 tonnes of ferrochrome to China during the first five months of 2017, according to trade statistics just released.
Posted On 02 Oct 2017

Zinc deficits persist in the short term: BMI

By Valentina Ruiz Leotaud — A new report from BMI Research states that the global refined zinc market will remain in deficit over the next few years as producers curb output due to an ore shortage.
Posted On 27 Sep 2017

Tullow shares rise on Ghana, Ivory Coast ocean boundary ruling

A view of Tullow Oil’s Floating Production, Storage and Offloading vessel (FPSO) Prof. John Evans Atta Mills which was completed at Sembcorp Marine’s Jurong Shipyard in Singapore January 20, 2016. 
Posted On 25 Sep 2017

RHA Tungsten mine gets estimates upgrade

BH24 Reporter — HARARE – Zimbabwe’s  RHA Tungsten Project, under development, near Bulawayo has received has had its underground mineral resource estimates upgraded.
Posted On 18 Sep 2017

Iron ore price drops as Chinese steel begins to pile up

By Frik Els — The Northern China import price of 62 percent Fe content ore slumped on Friday as the country’s steelmakers stoke production ahead of mandated cuts going into winter which could result in a sudden drop-off in iron ore demand.
Posted On 18 Sep 2017