Illegal mining in Zimbabwe

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.

Outrage as Chinese mining firm in Zimbabwe pose threat to ...

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 …

Why Is China Criticizing Zimbabwe''s Mining Policies For ...

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 …

Zimbabwean government accuses Chinese Company of illegal ...

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.

Chinese firms given permission to mine coal in Zimbabwean ...

2020-9-3 · Conservationists have accused Zimbabwe''s government of giving Chinese mining firms permission to dig for coal in one of Africa''s greatest and oldest wildlife sanctuaries.

(PDF) A call to halt destructive, illegal mining in Zimbabwe

Amidst the socio-economic meltdown in Zimbabwe, increased illegal mining activities on recently discovered diamond and gold deposits have given local people a source of livelihood.

Chinese mining companies are causing turmoil in the ...

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.

Tensions flare over Chinese miners in ...

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.

"For the Umpteenth Time," Chinese Mining Company in ...

2021-7-26 · The Zimbabwe-based Chinese-owned mining company Afrochinese Smelting rejected accusations that it is illegally operating in the Mavuradonha Wilderness Area in northern Zimbabwe.

Accident Exposes Illegal Chinese Mining Company …

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.

Zimbabwean government accuses Chinese Company of illegal ...

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 ...

Government Halts Chinese Mining Activities In Game Reserve ...

2021-7-28 · By Leopold Munhende. GOVERNMENT departments implicated in granting Chinese firm, Afrochine, a controversial special mining grant inside Mavuradona Game Park were on Monday summoned for a crisis ...

Tensions Flare Between Zimbabwe Miners and Chinese Investors

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.

Zimbabwe: Chinese Mining Project Threatens Local Water …

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.

Zimbabwe: Chinese company halts search for trapped miners ...

2020-11-30 · Zimbabwe. The Chinese mining company operating in Premier estates Zimbabawe where 10 illegal miners were allegedly buried alive last week says it has halted search operations. The halt Zn ...

Illegal mining for Chinese market fuels Taliban in ...

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.

Chinese Now Influential Players In Illicit Gold Trade ...

2021-6-7 · "Chinese nationals are also involved in supplying equipment and processing gold ore in Zimbabwe. In most gold mining towns, Chinese owned shops sell ASGM (Artisanal and Small-scale Gold Mining ...

Zimbabwe mine workers shot by Chinese mine owner shows ...

2020-6-29 · At least 10,000 Chinese people are in Zimbabwe, and many are working on in the country''s mining, telecoms, and construction sectors on a contractual basis, …

Zimbabwe: Govt in Dilemma Over Illegal Chinese Mining ...

2013-5-19 · THE Ministry of Mines and Mining Development says it is in a dilemma over how to deal with some Chinese nationals who are carrying out mining activities without licences and destroying the ...

Human Rights Obligations of Chinese Investors In Zimbabwe ...

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.

Chinese mine fined for employing illegal immigrant ...

2021-2-8 · Chinese mine fined for employing illegal immigrant. By Newsday-February 8, 2021. ... of the Immigration Act chapter 4:02 for ''entering or remaining in Zimbabwe after his permit had expired. On ...

Illegal miners wreak havoc in Makoni | Mining Index Zimbabwe

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]

Tensions Flare Between Zimbabwe Miners and Chinese ...

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.

Zimbabwe: Chinese mining firms accused of environmental ...

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.

Chinese mine fined for employing illegal immigrant ...

2021-2-8 · THE Chinese-owned Fools Investment Mine at Hope Fountain near Bulawayo has been slapped with a $40 000 fine for allowing a foreigner, Zhang Zhongyi, to work as a metallurgist at the mine without a valid permit.

Zimbabwe: Locals Attack Chinese Mine Workers with ...

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 ...

Shooting of Zimbabwe workers by Chinese mine owner …

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).

Zimbabwe: Government Halts Chinese Mining Activities in ...

2021-7-28 · Zimbabwe: Government Halts Chinese Mining Activities in Game Reserve. GOVERNMENT departments implicated in granting Chinese firm, Afrochine, a controversial special mining …

CHINESE MINER FINED FOR EMPLOYING ILLEGAL CHINESE ...

2021-2-8 · CHINESE MINER FINED FOR EMPLOYING ILLEGAL CHINESE METALLURGIST. THE Chinese-owned Fools Investment Mine at Hope Fountain near Bulawayo has been slapped with a $40 000 fine for allowing a foreigner ...

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