mining and refining of minerals/jewels; steel, metal fabrication; petroleum extraction and refining, natural gas and natural gas liquefaction, fishing and fish processing, cement, glass, textiles, clothing, food processing, beer, soft drinks, rubber, machinery, electrical machinery.
Committed to affecting sustainable change for the mining and energy sectors in Zambia, ZIMEC is back for its 8 th edition showcasing the dynamism and progress of the extractive industry and serving the region's mining and energy communities with an authoritative and lucrative platform to brand, learn and synergise with the promulgators of the ...
The current turbulence in the mining industry in South Africa has its roots in several different factors. First, the fall in global demand for platinum and other minerals due to recession; second, the consequences of the Marikana disaster in destabilising labour relations; and third, the structural character of our mining industry.
What President Magufuri is doing in relation to the Mining policy, and indeed the Extractive Industry in general, is on the right track. In fact he has been generous to offer an opportunity for "re-negotiations" based on the new recently introduced legislations.
Mining was Zimbabwe's leading industry in 2002, contributing 27% of export trade. The chief minerals were coal, gold, copper, nickel, tin, and clay, and Zimbabwe was a world leader in the production of lithium minerals, chrysotile asbestos, and ferrochromium, with more than half of the world's known chromium reserves.