Rushwaya’s fate to be decided next week

By Amanda Mavhaza The fate of incasarated and suspended Zimbabwe Miners Federation (ZMF) president Henrietta Rushwaya is likely to be sealed next week at the federation’s Annual General Meeting to be held in Kwekwe. Rushwaya…

ASSA not giving up on Mines Bill fight

By Amanda Mavhaza Artisanal and Small Scale Miners Association looks determined not to throw in the towel any time soon as they have scaled up their fight against some provisions of the Mines and Minerals…

Facing death head-on: Health and safety in the…

By Joshua Chibvuma The safety of informal miners is always compromised the world over due to lack of proper organisation and planning. Despite its contribution to the economy, safety issues for the informal miners is…

MINING AND ITS IMPACTS ON FORESTRY RESOURCES

By ZiMining Special Correspondent Globally, forest ecosystems are being wiped out at a rate of approximately 25 million acres annually. Zimbabwe is grappling with a staggering annual forest loss of 330 000 hectares attributable to…

Mining investors urged to respect human rights

By Thomas Chidamba Mining investors must ensure that they uphold national, regional and international frameworks on responsible investment including the Constitution of Zimbabwe, the Mines and Mineral’s Act, and United Nations Guidelines on business and…

Save lives with TogaBless’ shaft timbering services

By ZiMining Reporter Underground mining poses many risks and challenges in maintaining mine shafts and saving lives. To ensure safety of miners, timbering of mine shafts is one practice that is highly recommended. The proper…