2020-2-18 · Illegal mining in Zimbabwe 2020-02-18 - It is a deeply disturbing to think that anyone in Zimbabwe can dig anywhere in the country in a search for precious minerals without permission, licence or resources to do so. Illegal mining in Zimbabwe is going on at an alarming large scale whilst the government is turning a blind eye.
2020-9-7 · Rhinos, giraffes, cheetahs and other endangered species face a new threat in Zimbabwe''s Hwange national park: Chinese mining companies. Zhongxin Coal Mining Group and Afrochine Smelting have received permission from the government to …
2020-9-24 · The Chinese Embassy in Harare has publicly admonished President Mnangagwa''s administration to put Zimbabwe citizens first in its new mining policies. According to New Zimbabwe, China Commended Zimbabwe''s government for the new measures put in place to ban all mining …
2021-4-28 · Zimbabwean government accuses Chinese Company of illegal mining On Apr 28, 2021 A Chinese-owned mining company denied on Tuesday it had drilled holes in a burial site in Zimbabwe after local people complained about what they viewed as the desecration of graves.
The Zimbabwe Situation quoted Mrs Fiona Kwaramba who said the rampant illegal mining activities in the area was threating both their lives and that of the Mavuradonha Wilderness Area: "We are losing a lot of livestock due to these mining activities as the miners leave open pits.
2020-8-30 · Chinese miners partner with small-scale chrome producers in the Mapanzure area of Zvishavane and across the country. Locals, who usually do not own their own mining machinery, depend on the Chinese for equipment. In exchange, Zimbabwean miners say, they must sell ore back to their Chinese partners — or risk losing the relationship.
2020-11-20 · The recent mining disaster at Premier Estate in Mutasa district, where at least ten artisanal miners are suspected to have been buried alive by a Chinese gold firm has lifted a lid on an illegal river bed gold mining by the Asian venture.
2021-4-28 · Zimbabwean government accuses Chinese Company of illegal mining. On Apr 28, 2021. A Chinese-owned mining company denied on Tuesday it had drilled holes in a burial site in Zimbabwe after local people complained about what they viewed as the desecration of graves. Pictures posted on social media last weekend showed deep holes near graves in the ...
2020-8-23 · The Chinese are major shareholders in the Zimbabwe Mining and Alloy Smelting Company, known as ZIMASCO, one of the country''s largest chrome-mining companies. They also invest heavily in gold, platinum and diamonds, giving them outsize influence over Zimbabwe''s vast minerals industry.
2021-7-6 · The Chinese-owned Premier Estate mining site in Mutasa District, Manicaland Province, faced criticism in late November 2020 after it called off a search for ten illegal Zimbabwean gold miners believed to have been "buried alive" inside a mine shaft earlier that same month.
2016-7-4 · These days mining of the precious stone is funding illegal armed groups and driving extremism and corruption in the northern province of Badakhstan, a two-year investigation by Global Witness, a London-based campaign group, has revealed. China – as the major end market for the stone – is in a strong position to help end that threat.
All Chinese mining companies operating in Zimbabwe have a duty to discharge this obligation in respect of human rights. The Government of Zimbabwe, its institutions and agencies have a duty to monitor and enforce human rights compliance in the conduct of business by Chinese investors.
2021-6-15 · Munetsi said illegal mining activities had gone out of hand and fuelling criminality in his area. "People are mining all over and everywhere from Govakova area, Maondera village, Mwarazi… google , pub-3787448768440954, DIRECT, f08c47fec0942fa0 [google-translator]
2020-8-24 · The Chinese are major shareholders in the Zimbabwe Mining and Alloy Smelting Company, known as ZIMASCO, one of the country''s largest chrome-mining companies. They also invest heavily in gold, platinum and diamonds, giving them outsize influence over Zimbabwe''s vast minerals industry.
2019-4-14 · Maguwu told The Epoch Times that some Chinese companies don''t even have proper licenses to operate in Zimbabwe. And as such, these companies are leaving trails of immense environmental degradation across the country, particularly those in extractive sectors such as gold, diamond, and chrome mining.
2021-2-12 · Illegal or "artisanal" mining has surged in Zimbabwe over the past year as the Chinese coronavirus pandemic has plunged the poverty-stricken nation into further economic distress. Zimbabwe''s expanding business deals with Chinese companies has also resulted in situations where the Chinese companies use their influence and connections with the socialist government to acquire permits ...
2020-6-29 · Shooting of Zimbabwe workers by Chinese mine owner shows ''systemic'' abuse, watchdog says Harare, Zimbabwe (CNN)The shooting of two Zimbabwean workers by a Chinese boss shows the "systematic and widespread" abuse that locals face in Chinese mining operations, says the Zimbabwe Environmental Law Society (ZELA).