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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The reopening of Shabani Mashaba Mines – Share your Views

PLANS to re-open the Shabani Mashaba Mines (SMM), which were shut down in 2004, were at an advanced stage after the government engaged an Indian company that is ready to buy 50 000 tonnes of the mine’s produce per year, a government official has revealed. Mines deputy minister Fred Moyo recently confirmed the development, saying a technical report that is being put together by management details financial and technical requirements for SMM’s revival. He said SMM has completed a report for Mashava’s Gaths Mine, while Shabani’s report is almost complete.…

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