Parly on SMM fact-finding mission


HARARE – The parliamentary portfolio committee on Mines and Energy, will today tour Murowa Diamond and Shabanie Mashava Mine (SMM) on a fact-finding mission. Speaking to the Daily News yesterday, committee chairperson Temba Mliswa said the reasons for the visit is to compare the operations of Murowa and Zimbabwe Consolidated Diamond Company (ZCDC). “We received oral evidence from Murowa, as you know that Murowa is privately-owned we are going to compare their operation with that of ZCDC in terms of accountability and social responsibility.” Mliswa said. At least $125 million…

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Shabanie Mashava Mine (SMM) reopening is a joke: Workers

Workers of Shabanie Mashava Mines SMM say the proposed reopening of the mine is a joke adding that they are tired of hearing the same story over and over again. This came out at a Mines and Energy Parliamentary Portfolio Committee hearing held in the mining town at Nyaradzai Hall. A representative of the workers said a committee led by the Chindori Chininga came and promised that the mine will be resuscitated but the later has since passed away and there is still no sign of the mine reopening.The mine’s…

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