Sep 15, 2021 Only 4 companies approved to explore and mine diamonds Zimbabwe National Diamond Policy June 5, 2019 Chamber of Mines Zimbabwe CoMZ elects female president May 26, 2020 Miners welcome 100 USD payment for gold, but query the US45 flat rate December 1, 2019 Vast Resources revises Chiadzwa deal with Botswana Diamonds December 3, 2019
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 ...
May 29, 2021 Diamonds from Zimbabwe have Kimberley Process certification, which means they are supposed to be traceable. However, in recent months critical questions about accountability and transparency in the countrys diamond-mining sector have resurfaced. Chinese investment in Zimbabwe. In 2000, under Mugabes rule, Zimbabwe embarked on a chaotic land reform
Ranch diamonds in 2007 during a court case about smuggling and laundering at the mine.10 The discovery of Murowa diamond kimberlites in 1997 instigated a mine commission in 2004. Murowa Diamonds Private Limited runs the mine in accordance with the standards required for conflict-free diamonds, so Zimbabwe can export Murowa diamonds.11
Zimbabwe. Even after killings, torture, and outrageous human rights abuses in Zimbabwes diamond industry, Zimbabwe has been welcomed into the community of diamond producing nations. In 2008, the Zimbabwean army seized the valuable Marange diamond deposit in eastern Zimbabwe, massacring more than 200 diamond miners who stood in the way.
Oct 19, 2019 The Marange mining region in the east of Zimbabwe is estimated to have one of the worlds richest diamond reserves and is a vital revenue earner for a country in a dire economic straits.
Sep 12, 2017 The report singles out Kusena Diamonds, Anjin Diamonds, Jinan Diamonds, Mbada Diamonds and the Diamond Mining Corp. as the main firms that have ties to Zimbabwe
Mar 15, 2016 The diamond mining in Marange has been shrouded in secrecy and diamonds worth millions of dollars were shunted out of the area with no benefit to the local people. ... The Zimbabwe
Jun 26, 2009 Children forced to mine Zimbabwe diamonds This article is more than 11 years old Robert Mugabes army is compelling villagers to dig for gems, and
May 20, 2019 In fact, in some countries, the diamond mining industry relies heavily on slave labor in places like Liberia, Zimbabwe, and parts of India, children are enslaved to do the diamond mining work. To add insult to injury, diamond miners often dont have access to
Aug 08, 2011 Marange could represent as much as a fifth of the worlds diamonds deposits. A torture camp run by Zimbabwes security forces is operating in the countrys rich Marange diamond fields, BBC ...
Apr 13, 2021 Production of rough diamonds at the Murowa mine in Zimbabwe declined 15 in 2020 amid a move to lower-grade resources.Output came to 579,000 carats for the full year, compared with 685,000 carats in 2019, owner RioZim said last week. The drop in
Oct 14, 2020 In 2018, he joined Vast Resources PLC Diamond Business as a ConsultantExecutive Director in charge of directing and leading in the firms aspirations of becoming a prominent mining house in the country as well as internationally with particular focus on diamonds and setting up the Zimbabwe mining operations.
Sep 24, 2013 Press release Today the Antwerp World Diamond Centre AWDC received noticed from the Federal Public Service Economy that European Union EU sanctions on the Zimbabwe Mining Development Corporation ZMDC were lifted.Rough diamonds with Kimberley Process Certificates will be permitted into the EU beginning September 25, 2013. The notice The European Commission
Ushonje Mountain Range which became the major diamond mining area was once protected under customary and traditional law. 1.4 Political Context When the artisanal diamond mining started in Chiadzwa in 2006, Zimbabwe was suffering an acute economic depression arising from a polarised political environment between the
Dec 04, 2018 Only four companies including the Zimbabwe Consolidated Diamond Company and Murowa Diamonds are to be allowed to mine diamonds in Zimbabwe. The other two companies are still to be approved. Acting Information Minister Mangaliso Ndlovu said cabinet today approved the Zimbabwe National Diamond Policy which covers all stages of the diamond value chain from
Nov 03, 2011 Illegal diamond mining in the rich diamond area of Marange in Zimbabwe is more widespread than has been previously reported, my two-month
HARARE, Zimbabwe The Partnership Africa Canada PAC, an international organization seeking to prevent human rights violations in Africa, is in an intense struggle against the government of Zimbabwe to stop human rights abuses in the countrys diamond mines. In its June report entitled Diamonds and Clubs The Militarised Control of ...
Expected in mining industry Sierra Leone and Zimbabwe involved in blood diamond conflict Zimbabwes mines are state owned Both smuggle diamonds to the West Guinea and Sierra Leone have made the greatest strides in transparency Sierra Leone with law Guinea with optimistic planning 15
Nov 07, 2009 New Reclamation will reportedly manage mining on the diamond deposit through its company Grandwell Holdings Ltd. in partnership with Marange Resources Ltd., a unit of the state-owned Zimbabwe ...
Mar 17, 2015 Zimbabwes diamond industry will soon be controlled by one firm as top government officials behind the countrys major diamond mining companies have agreed to
Nov 09, 2011 The government then granted licenses to Sino-Zimbabwe, a joint commercial entity between the Chinese government and Zimbabwe, Anjin, a Chinese company and Pure Diamonds, a Lebanese firm. 10 It is clear that China stands to gain much from its extensive investments in the mining sector.
Aug 30, 2021 Zimbabwes mining sector is highly diversified, with close to 40 different minerals. The predominant minerals include platinum, chrome, gold, coal, and diamonds. The country boasts the second-largest platinum deposit and high-grade chromium ores in the world, with approximately 2.8 billion tons of platinum group metals and 10 billion tons of ...
Zimbabwe is targeting to grow diamond production from 3,5 million to 12 million carats by 2025, Mines and Mining Development Minister Winston Chitando has said. Before Zimbabwe attains such lofty output it has to achieve an ambitious but achievable target of growing the diamond sector to a US1 billion industry. The government has a grand
Feb 10, 2017 Zimbabwes President Robert Mugabe and the then Minister of Defence Hon. Emmerson Mnangagwa at the granting of a diamond mining licence. This law is a colonial relic. In a privatised form of colonialism, Cecil Rhodes the founder of De Beers diamond firm mixed his own personal mining interests with violent imperialism in the creation of ...
Apr 18, 2019 There are some big changes afoot in Zimbabwes diamond sector. A Chinese backed company, Anjin, part owned by the Zimbabwean army, is set to resume mining in the Marange diamond fields in May this year following a three year hiatus, while Russias diamond mining giant Alrosa will reportedly complete setting up its office by the end of this month.
Apr 09, 2021 Controversial Chinese mining company, Anjin operates diamond mining in Zimbabwe at the Chiadzwa mining fields in Marange. Anjin had to shut operations back in 2015 after the Mugabe administration forced the closure of seven mining companies and the subsequent merger of their assets into the Zimbabwe Consolidated Diamond Company ZCDC.
Jun 26, 2009 Children forced to mine Zimbabwe diamonds This article is more than 11 years old Robert Mugabes army is compelling villagers to dig for gems, and the revenue is being funnelled off by senior Zanu ...
Nov 11, 2019 In a recent case announced last month, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection CBP admitted that gold from artisanal mines in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and rough diamonds mined from Marange Diamond Fields in Zimbabwe are produced, in whole or in part, using forced labor.
Sep 12, 2017 The report singles out Kusena Diamonds, Anjin Diamonds, Jinan Diamonds, Mbada Diamonds and the Diamond Mining Corp. as the main firms that have ties to Zimbabwes intelligence and military ...
Apr 10, 2020 The diamond mining sector in Zimbabwe was complicated by the involvement of the armed forces and politically connected miners which made transparency a key challenge. This was the result of ...
May 29, 2021 Diamonds from Zimbabwe have Kimberley Process certification, which means they are supposed to be traceable. However, in recent months critical questions about accountability and transparency in the countrys diamond-mining sector have resurfaced. Chinese investment in Zimbabwe. In 2000, under Mugabes rule, Zimbabwe embarked on a chaotic land reform programme, which saw the displacement of ...
Mar 16, 2018 The United States maintains an embargo on diamonds from Marange, while the European Union only lifted its ban in 2013, four years into formal diamond mining in the region. Maranges diamond are generally small, with a brownish-green, somewhat tarnished tint. A large percentage of Maranges production goes into industrial use.
Jun 09, 2021 Diamond Mining in Zimbabwe is mainly conducted in the East of the country which is home to one of the worlds richest diamond deposits. Diamond is a gemstone of
Dec 18, 2017 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