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Ethiopia identifies 20 new mineral deposits this year

Ethiopia has identified 20 new mineral deposits this year which include gypsum, limestone, marble and potash says a report from the Geological Survey of Ethiopia (GSE). The discovery of the various deposits in the northern African state, has led to an increase in the national total up in the 2013/14 …

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Zimbabwe plots to revive three of its gold mines

With gold mining being one of Zimbabwe’s mineral resources, the country’s development agency seeks to use a phased recovery approach to revive three of its gold mines which were put under care and maintenance due to under capitalization. According to Zimbabwe Mining Development Corporation (ZMDC) acting general manager Nelson Chinzou, …

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Zimbabwe seeks US$ 26.5m to revamp smelting plant

South Africa based Mwana Africa Limited will need over US$26 million to revive its smelting plant next year and help sustain operations for Bindura Nickel Corporation, its subsidiary company located in Zimbabwe. The revival of the smelter at an estimated cost of US$26.5 million is envisaged to save the company’s …

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