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The mining sector in Zimbabwe and its potential contribution to recovery

Tony Hawkins

The mining sector in Zimbabwe and its potential contribution to recovery

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Published by UNDP Zimbabwe in [Harare] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 53-54).

StatementTony Hawkins
SeriesWorking paper -- 1
ContributionsUnited Nations Development Programme. Office of the Resident Representative (Zimbabwe)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD9506.Z552 H39 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 54 p. :
Number of Pages54
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24463843M
LC Control Number2009334366

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The Mining Sector in Zimbabwe and its Potential Contribution to Recovery viii macroeconomic situation, the exodus of skills, infrastructural bottlenecks and policy unpredictability and uncertainty, ensured that investment in exploration and development has been minimal.

The Platinum Group Metal mining sector is a significant contributor to Zimbabwe’s economy. However, the sector is based on non-renewable resource. Despite the need to fully exploit the resources in order to gain maximum returns, there exists, business risk that when not addressed, the resources are put to waste.

Rampant corruption in the mining sector threatens to erode the potential the sector has to contribute to economic recovery and drive socio- economic development in Zimbabwe. Endemic corruption that has permeated the mining sector brings to fore the resource curse phenomenon1.

The mining sector will be the centrepiece of our economic The mining sector in Zimbabwe and its potential contribution to recovery book and growth. It should generate growth spurts across sectors, reignite that economic miracle which must now happen File Size: KB.

The study investigates the role of mineral resources in economic development and sees how the extractive sector impacts the overall performance of the economy of a country endowed with a diverse minerals and metals.

Most of the nickel production between – has been from platinum mining operations. • The sub sector requires a minimum capital of USD85 million to increase production to aroundtons by The well-exposed Zimbabwe craton File Size: 2MB.

The contribution of the mining and minerals sector to the economic development of Southern Africa. Alastair Macfarlane Summary This report summarises the contribution that the minerals industry has made to the economic development of Southern Africa, by analyzing the activity and environment, predominantly over the last nine to ten years.

Survey clearly showed that Zimbabwe is a country tremendously blessed with vast and diverse precious stones ranging from gold, chrome, lithium, asbestos and caesium, as well as high-quality emeralds and other minerals and metals. Since independence mining sector has File Size: KB.

Zimbabwe was self-sufficient in most minerals, producing 35 commodities from 1, mines, mostly small, and exporting 90% of its mineral output. The total value of mineral production exceeded $ million per year, and the mining sector emplo people in formal operations; another ,–, were thought to be informally employed intermittently in panning for gold.

Zimbabwe mining sector continues to grow. The Zimbabwean mining sector is on the rise, as gold, platinum, chrome, coal and nickel sectors have contributed to a % increase.

Patrick Chinamasa, Finance Minister, said that the sector will continue to grow this year following an overall growth of % in   The contribution of mining to national economies in compared with the situation in is illustrated in the two maps in Figs.

1 and 2. The contribution of mining (the darker coloured countries) has increased for several countries in Latin America and Africa, both West Africa and South and Central : Magnus Ericsson, Olof Löf.

"The mining sector as a whole, continues to anchor economic recovery and growth. "The sector contributes about 13% of the GDP, more than 60% export recipients and attracts more than 50% of. Mining Sector in Zimbabwe Zimbabwe is a mineral rich country with up to 40 different minerals and operating mines.

Mining in Zimbabwe makes up 5% of the countries GDP as well as providing % of employment to the population. While reiterating that the principles that led to land reform cannot be “challenged” or “reversed,” he called for a “commitment to the utilization of the land for national food security and for the recovery of our economy.” Zimbabwe as the breadbasket of Africa BeforeZimbabwe was known as the ‘breadbasket’ of Africa.

Zimbabwe's economy depends heavily on its mining and agriculture sectors. Following a contraction from tothe economy recorded real growth of more than 10% per year in the periodbefore falling below 3% in the perioddue to poor harvests, low diamond revenues, and decreased investment.

Mining in Zimbabwe has one of the longest mining histories, dating back to approximately AD. Currently, Zimbabwe has a huge and highly diversified mineral resource base, but focuses on coal, diamonds, gold, lithium, nickel and PGM for the time being.

Muganyi said the suppliers sector remained a critical component of the mining industry value chain. He said the mining industry survey revealed that around 36% ($ million) of the $1,8 billion generated by the mining industry in was spent on suppliers.

“Thus, our industry remains an important market for output from other sectors. ZIMBABWE'S small-scale and artisanal gold miners have for the first time in more than 10 years, emerged as the cornerstone of the sector after smashing production records, producing and delivering.

The nationalised mining industry under Zambia Consolidated Copper Mines (ZCCM) was unbundled and sold to private investors. “The new mine owners invested massively in the mines, and there was a sudden economic upturn, not only on the Copperbelt but in the country as a whole, with the mining industry as a pivotal contributor,” the paper says.

Agriculture in Zimbabwe can be divided into two parts: commercial farming of crops such as cotton, tobacco, coffee, peanuts and various fruits, and subsistence farming with staple crops such as maize or wheat. Commercial farming was almost exclusively in the hands of the white minority until the controversial land Country group: Developing/Emerging, Lower.

Source: Mining sector set to benefit immensely | Herald (Business) Happiness Zengeni in CAPE TOWN, South Africa Zimbabwe’s mining sector is expected to benefit immensely from renewed optimism and bring hundreds of millions of dollars in the coming few years on account of the new political dispensation and new economic thrust by Government, leading regional investment banking firm Akribos.

Investment in Zimbabwean platinum mining has been gradual to date, inhibited by an uncertain political climate. The establishment in of a cross-party inclusive government in Zimbabwe has given grounds for cautious optimism over the operating environment for the mining industry, but the political situation remains somewhat fragile.

International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) provide the basis for financial reporting to the capital markets in an increasing number of countries around the world. Over countries either use or are adopting IFRS. Those companies already on IFRS have their own challenges as the pace of standard-setting from the InternationalFile Size: KB.

Context: the mining industry in Zambia 25 History and governance of the mining sector 26 Zambia’s mining sector today 30 Competitiveness challenges facing the sector 34 3. Macroeconomic contributions of mining 39 Macroeconomic contributions to date 40 Future macroeconomic contributions of mining 51 4.

Floriculture is a growth sector, and agricultural non-traditional exports now rival the mining industry in foreign exchange receipts. Zambia has the potential for significantly increasing its agricultural output; currently, less than 20% of its arable land is cultivated.

In the past, the agriculture sector suffered from low producer prices Currency: Zambian kwacha (ZMW). Mining industry expected to recover. THE Chamber of Mines of Zimbabwe (CoMZ) says the country’s mining industry is expected to recover this year following the government and private sector.

Purchase Environmental Impact of Mining and Mineral Processing - 1st Edition. Print Book & E-Book. ISBNThe Mining Sector in Zimbabwe and Its Potential Contribution to The Mining Sector in Zimbabwe and Its and doing business generally and for mining investment in prices and plans for boosting output in gold.

Click & Chat Now. copper production has declined and its contribution to the sector on GDP has progressively diminished, from 19 per cent in to around 4 per cent since However, inthe sector recorded a real growth of 14 per cent compared to a growth of only per cent in and a decline of per cent in Mining helps industries to grow by providing raw materials to industries; Many industries obtain their raw materials from the mining sector.

For example, building and construction industries get some of their raw materials from processed asbestos and iron ore. Heavy engineering firms obtain iron and steel from the Zimbabwe Iron and Steel Company. Zimbabwe: Mining ICLG - Mining Laws and Regulations - Zimbabwe covers common issues in mining laws and regulations – including the mechanics of acquisition of rights, foreign ownership and indigenous ownership requirements and restrictions, processing, beneficiation – in 28 jurisdictions.

Answering Mining's Big Questions. The World Bank estimates that over 3 billion tonnes of minerals and metals will be needed to meet the growing demand for clean energy technologies.

INTRODUCTION TO MINING MINING’S CONTRIBUTION TO CIVILIZATION Mining may well have been the second of humankind’s earliest endeavors— granted that agriculture was the first.

The two industries ranked together as the primary or basic industries of early civilization. Little has changed in the.

early s means that the industry only contributes 3 percent of tax revenues versus up to 70 percent of foreign exchange income. The direct contribution of mining to the economy is low and its impact on the wider economy has not been measured.

The Zambian government is File Size: 2MB. The political upheaval in Zimbabwe, when combined with the potential for the mining industry, has certainly attracted the attention of capital providers. However, and notwithstanding the obvious enthusiasm exhibited at the conference, the constant theme from those speaking about the availability of capital was that mining is a global industry.

The Committee on Technologies for the Mining Industries has (1) reviewed information concerning the U.S. mining industry; (2) identified critical research and development needs related to the exploration, mining, and processing of coal, industrial minerals, and metals; and (3) examined the federal contribution to research and development in the mining process.

respect, the planned investment of US$ 23 million will unlock the country’s potential and raise the sector’s contribution to GDP in the medium-term.

The overall economic environment in remained stable. Inflation fell from % in to % inand then rose to % in File Size: KB. higher production, these tax changes increased the mining sector’s direct contribution to revenues from an average of percent of GDP in –09 to close to 3 percent of GDP in 2As a result, Government revenues from the mining sector compare favorably with other mineral exporting countries (Figure 3).

Table 1. The Mining Charter is an agent of transformation in the mining sector and its continuous updating must be the focus of all stakeholders given the lifespan of the Mining Charter.

Thinking about tomorrow and planning ahead to a sustainable future is of importance to South Africa and is, therefore, vital for the implementation of strategies to. (EIAs) has been criticized in its ability to protect the environment [3].

Fourteen years post implementation of EIAs in Zimbabwe under a process/project authorization system, mining and environmental protection seem to remain mutually exclusive with few flagship examples where mining has occurred with minimum environmental : Amon Taruvinga, Abbyssinia Mushunje, Novuyo Gumpo.

Water management in mining: a selection of case studies I n t r o d u c t i o n Water’s role in mining processes In mining operations, the most important use of water is typically in mineral processing. Water is required in hydrometallurgical processes (for example, to recover gold and copper from a solution of chemicals).

Water is also.STERP I Short-term Emergency Recovery Programme for. As a result, external investors lost confidence in the currency, the Zimbabwe dollar lost % of its value against the US dollar on 14 November (Black Friday), and the stock market crashed, wiping THE OUTLOOK FOR THE ZIMBABWEAN ECONOMY % The.Africa’s mining legacy and the search for a new development approach Optimizing mineral linkages needs a conscious policy approach "e global mining industry: opportunities still exist Boosting the contribution from artisanal and small-scale mining Preventing and managing mining impacts