21/6/2016 Zimbabwe's Blood Diamond Killing Fields ... CEO of the mining company who ... the international body charged with stopping trade in conflict diamonds, will decide whether Zimbabwe ...
The world’s top diamond producer by output, is returning to Zimbabwe after almost two years, as the company continues to expand beyond ... Russia’s Alrosa back to mining diamonds in Zimbabwe.
Zimbabwe Consolidated Diamond Company (Pvt) Ltd (ZCDC) is a diamond mining company wholly owned by the Government of Zimbabwe. The Company has mining operations in Manicaland in Mutare’ s Chiadzwa area and in Chimanimani.
Zimbabwe’s government is letting two new private companies mine diamonds in the country and may even allow foreign investors to hold majority stakes in local operations on condition that part of ...
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The US government banned imports of rough diamonds from Zimbabwe earlier this month over concerns that forced labour was being used in the African nation's mines. Zimbabwe has dismissed the allegations. Secretary for Information Nick Mangwana says the US has no evidence of this, and that Washington has been "misinformed or misled".
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"Companies that have been mining diamonds have robbed us of our wealth. That is why we have now said the state must have a monopoly," Mugabe said. Zimbabwe was the eighth largest diamond producer in the world with 4.7 million carats in 2014, according to industry group Kimberly Process.
Zimbabwe’s Marange fields were a source of contention, after state security forces killed nearly 200 citizens in 2008 in an effort to clamp down on informal mining, resulting in the country’s removal from the Kimberley Process (KP). The KP reinstated Zimbabwe in 2011, but US sanctions against Marange diamonds remain in place.
The history of Diamond mining can only be described as bloody. And diamond mining in Zimbabwe is no exception. In 2001 diamonds were first discovered in the Marange area in Eastern Zimbabwe. Since then these diamond field has been beset by conflict, bloodshed, forced
Apart from Alrosa, other important diamond mining companies include BHP Billiton, which is the world's largest mining company; Rio Tinto Group, the owner of the Argyle (100%), Diavik (60%), and Murowa (78%) diamond mines; and Petra Diamonds, the owner of several major diamond mines in Africa.
Zimbabwe is targeting to ramp up diamond production from 3,2 million carats to 6 million carats by end of 2023 after the country launched a diamond mining policy recently. Diamonds are a critical component of Zimbabwe’s plans to grow the mining sector into a US$12 billion industry by 2023 with revenue from exporting the precious mineral set ...
Where is Zimbabwe’s Diamond Money Going? ... Diamonds: A Good Deal for Zimbabwe? Several directors of one of the largest mining companies operating in Zimbabwe’s controversial Marange diamond fields are drawn from the Zimbabwean military and police. Diamonds Campaign.
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Murowa Diamonds, formerly majority-owned by Rio Tinto until June 2015, is the only private company mining diamonds in south central Zimbabwe. “Four is a number which was felt that it would give government and all stakeholders the effective monitoring of
The mining sector is highly diversified, with close to 40 different minerals. The predominant minerals include gold, platinum, chrome, coal, and diamonds. The government intends to make amendments to the Mines and Minerals Act to make it more progressive and investor friendly in order to attract more investment into the sector. Leading Sub-Sectors
By Business Reporter – Thursday 6 February 2020. HARARE (Mining Index) – THE most valuable diamonds that fetch the highest price on the international market have reportedly been discovered at the Zimbabwe Consolidated Diamond Company (ZCDC) mining operations in Chiadzwa, sources close to Mining Index revealed.Colourless diamonds D, E and F are rare in nature and they only make up
How Zimbabwe squandered its diamond riches. ... Then there is Anjin mining in which the Zimbabwe Defence Industries has a 40% stake. ... Diamonds fund Zimbabwe's secret police, ...
“The state will now own all the diamonds in the country,” Mugabe said during a two-hour interview with state broadcaster ZBC TV. “Companies that have been mining diamonds have robbed us of ...
Mining in Zimbabwe has one of the longest mining histories, dating back to approximately 320 AD. Currently, Zimbabwe has a huge and highly diversified mineral resource base, but focuses on coal, diamonds, gold, lithium, nickel and PGM for the time being.
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Marchenko said that Alrosa is “committed to productive work in the exploration of new promising areas and subsequent diamond mining”. He added that Alrosa specialists have been working in Zimbabwe for more than three months, choosing “various projects for the joint venture, and part of them is to be launched this autumn.
Children forced to mine Zimbabwe diamonds ... The atrocities follow a massacre last year in which more than 200 people were killed when troops seized control of mining and trading.
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Zimbabwe’s assertion that the deals weren’t appropriately approved by ZMDC officials and the nation’s mines minister were rejected by the court. Amari will seek to seize fixed assets owned by Zimbabwe and ZMDC both in the country and elsewhere and may also target shipments of diamonds and tobacco, Small-Smith said.
The Zimbabwe operation, together with that in Romania should see the mining firm increase its revenue streams as it transforms from being an exploration company to a mining company. Vast, has operations in Romania and Zimbabwe’s Chiadzwa diamond fields in Marange, which are all expected to be the launch pads for the group’s growth strategy.
The Management of Diamonds in Zimbabwe The Ministry of Mines and Mining Development (MMMD) is mandated to facilitate development of a sustainable mining sector from exploration, mining, beneficiation and marketing by designing and implementing appropriate mining laws, regulations and programs. The ministry works in partnership with the Minerals ...
THE Zimbabwe Consolidated Diamond Company (ZCDC) has disputed reports that it is exporting diamonds to Botswana, but says it is drawing lessons from the neighbouring country's mining and ...
Zimbabwe does not plan to change its ownership rules for diamonds and platinum, its mining minister said on Monday, denting hopes among some miners the country will open up ownership as it ...
THE Zimbabwe Diamonds and Allied Workers’ Union (ZIDAWU) has added its voice to the growing calls for authorities to take tough action against machete-wielding gangs that have since invaded parts of...
In a report, titled “An inside job Zimbabwe: the state, the security forces, and a decade of disappearing diamonds”, Global Witness confirms the Zimbabwe Independent investigations that the military is the single biggest local beneficiary of Anjin Investments Pvt Ltd’s diamond mining revenues.
Vast Resources, the AIM-listed diamond mining company, has established a road map with all key stakeholders which will enable it to mine diamonds on the Heritage Concession in Zimbabwe.
The other, Murowa Diamonds, majority-owned by Rio Tinto until June 2015, is the only private company mining diamonds in south central Zimbabwe. In early 2016, ...
The Chamber of Mines of Zimbabwe (COMZ) is a private sector voluntary organization established in 1939 by an Act of Parliament. The members include mining companies, suppliers of machinery, spare parts, and chemicals, service providers including banks, insurance companies, consulting engineers, and various mining related professional bodies and individuals.