Welcome to yet again another edition of ZiMining, your favorite magazine forexclusively mining news.It is difficult not to talk about current events, isn’t it? The world is currently battling with the global Covid-19 pandemic- infections and deaths are the order of the day. Millions, worldwide, continue to lose their jobs across all industries. Seeing the world grappling
with the invisible enemy weighs heavily on my heart. After all, I’m human- just like you.As you know, mining contributes significantly to the country’s economy, and President Emmerson Mnangagwa identified the industry as an essential service that can be allowed to operate during the lockdown, albeit under strict lockdown regulations. It’snot business as usual.
However, ZiMining- in the midst of the anxiety and uncertainty- continues to give you exclusively mining news, and giving you an opportunity to peep into the industry. Stakeholders in mining continue to pressure government to urgently address disparities in the antidiluvian Mines and Minerals Act. Mr Farai Maguwu, Director for the Centre for Natural Resource Governance, is the latest to make the call.Experts and commentators believe an amended Mines and Minerals Act will level the mining field to benefit artisanal and small-scale mines. Adios to Turnall boss, Mrs Rita Likukuma who recently resigned from the asbestos manufacturing company. ZiMining wishes her well in her in future endeavors. Remember to stay safe. Wash your hands regularly with soap and running water. Don’t forget to sanitize.
Till next time
Thomas, Editor, ZiMining.
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