Zimbabwe Mining Industry Publications – Chamber of Mines of Zimbabwe
The Mine Rescue Association of Zimbabwe (MRAZ) was established to provide a coordinated response to mine rescue requirements within the mining industry. It was established following the Kamandama Mine disaster in 1972.
Zimbabwe’s gold sector will register modest production growth over the coming years on the back of rising gold prices and expansion plans by junior miners.
Policies are based on “best practices” (i.e., world class regulatory environment, highly competitive taxation, no political risk or uncertainty, and a fully stable mining regime) and Zimbabwe ranks highly.
The resource curse, also known as the paradox of plenty, refers to the paradox that countries with an abundance of natural resources (like fossil fuels and certain minerals), tend to have less economic growth and worse development outcomes than countries with fewer natural resources.
Zimbabwe is the fifth largest producer of Lithium in the world (right after Australia, Chile, Argentina and China). Latest data available (2016) estimates production at the level of 900 MT (4,791 MT Lithium Carbonate Equivalent).
Mine surveying is a specialist area of surveying that involves all measurements, calculations and mapping, which serve the purpose of ascertaining and documenting information at all stages from prospecting to exploitation and utilising mineral deposits both by surface and underground working”
Zimbabwe Telecomms Industry – Econet Wireless, POTRAZ