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2020-11-9  Minerals Marketing Corporation of Zimbabwe (MMCZ) is in a bid to build capacity for artisanal and small scale miners from 16 to 20 November 2020 the state institution said in a press statement. BY PRECIOUS CHIKURUWO. The MMCZ will be hosting training for stakeholders from 16 to 20 November 2020 in the Karoi, Zvishavane, Gweru

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Small-Scale Mining in Zimbabwe: Historical Perspective ...

2012-5-1  The current discourse on small-scale mining in Zimbabwe has predominantly been a characterization of the current state of the sector. This paper focuses on

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Resource policies and small-scale gold mining in

2009-3-1  In Zimbabwe, artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) 1 has long been an important economic sector and a contentious arena for policymaking. The sector involves rudimentary forms of mineral extraction, and extensive research has discussed its environmental risks (Zwane et al., 2006).

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Resource policies and small-scale gold mining in Zimbabwe

Downloadable (with restrictions)! This article examines the policy framework in place for small-scale gold mining in Zimbabwe. Through an analysis of stakeholder interviews and industry performance, the paper argues that the main government initiatives to manage gold mining in recent years have proved counterproductive, as economic returns from minerals have hemorrhaged due to increased ...

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Small-scale Copper mining ignites interest - Mining

2020-4-15  Small-scale miners in Zimbabwe are warming up to the idea of Copper mining after local businessman Shelton Lucas introduced the idea on various mining platforms generating interest from hundreds of miners. Miners WhatsApp groups were buzzing with activity with miners firing questions in order to get more informed of the mineral that we have in

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The political economy of small-scale mining in Zimbabwe ...

2015-10-19  In the 1990s, Zimbabwe was at the forefront of supporting small-scale mining as a livelihood option. This was a response to the growth of illegal alluvial panning, with the idea that upgrading and formalising would create more viable and long-term sources of employment and livelihood.

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The contribution of small-scale mining ... - Mining Zimbabwe

2020-10-16  In Zimbabwe through the country’s biggest representatives of small-scale and artisanal miners Zimbabwe Miners Federation, around 50 thousand small-scale miners are registered by the body with each employing at least ten workers. And a lot more not registered by ZMF are involved in artisanal mining or illegal mining.

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Strategies for sustainable gold processing in the ...

2021-8-29  The Zimbabwean mining sector employs in excess of 25% of those in formal employment and over 500 000 are believed to be involved in artisanal gold mining (AGM), (The Chamber of Mines of Zimbabwe, 2017)). Zimbabwe has a gold resource estimated at 84 million tonnes at an average grade of 4.9 gper tonne (Mlambo, 2015 ).

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The ‘nouveau riche’ and ‘makorokoza’: Artisanal and small ...

2021-7-8  In Zimbabwe, where ASGM practices are less mechanized and still based on simple tools (Shoko and Veiga, 2004), only a small segment of the mining population controls resources in the sector (Chipangura, 2019; Spiegel, 2017). This situation gives rise to an environment of inequality, dependency and political patronage, where benefits do not ...

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The rise of ‘Mashurugwi’ machete gangs and violent ...

In the last quarter of 2019, Zimbabwe experienced a dramatic increase in machete gang violence across Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining (ASGM) areas. The gangs, popularly known as ‘ Mashurugwi’ which literally refers to people from the small town of Shurugwi in the Midlands Province of Zimbabwe, were reportedly terrorizing mining ...

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(PDF) Small-Scale Mining in Zimbabwe: Historical ...

The current discourse on small-scale mining in Zimbabwe has predominantly been a characterization of the current state of the sector. This paper focuses on the evolution of the sector through three historical epochs, namely the pre-colonial period

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Small-Scale Mining in Zimbabwe: Historical Perspective ...

The current discourse on small-scale mining in Zimbabwe has predominantly been a characterization of the current state of the sector. This paper focuses on the evolution of the sector through ...

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Towards a formalised Artisanal and Small-scale Mining ...

By Joshua Machinga-Zimbabwe Environmental Law Association. Background. Transparent, equitable and optimal exploitation of mineral resources to underpin broad-based sustainable growth and socio-economic development is what is envisioned by the African Mining Vision.Formalisation is also given great prominence and the Vision clearly lays out the aspect of a mining sector that harnesses the ...

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Small-scale Copper mining ignites interest - Mining Zimbabwe

2020-4-15  Small-scale miners in Zimbabwe are warming up to the idea of Copper mining after local businessman Shelton Lucas introduced the idea on various mining platforms generating interest from hundreds of miners. Miners WhatsApp groups were buzzing with activity with miners firing questions in order to get more informed of the mineral that we have in

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Best Practices for ASM Mining in Zim - ZEPARU

2018-3-5  Best Practices for suPPorting artisanal and small-scale mining in ZimBaBwe research team: dr. gibson chigumira (team leader, executive director of ZeParu) dr. antony mamuse (executive dean, faculty of mining sciences, midlands state university) mr. Gypsumelius dube (ZeParu senior research fellow) mr. gamuchirai chiwunze (ZeParu research fellow) mrs. evengelista mudzonga (ZeParu research fellow)

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The political economy of small-scale mining in Zimbabwe

2015-10-19  In the 1990s, Zimbabwe was at the forefront of supporting small-scale mining as a livelihood option. This was a response to the growth of illegal alluvial panning, with the idea that upgrading and formalising would create more viable and long-term sources of employment and livelihood. Various projects, including from the likes of ITDG/Practical ...

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US$200m boost for small-scale miners Mining Index Zimbabwe

2021-8-27  THE largest artisanal and small-scale miners’ representative body, Artisanal and Small-Scale Miners Association (ASSA), is set to change the face of small-scale mining after clinching an investment deal worth US$200 million with a diversified South African aviation company, Greenfli Aviation Gro ...

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Strategies for sustainable gold processing in the ...

2021-8-29  The Zimbabwean mining sector employs in excess of 25% of those in formal employment and over 500 000 are believed to be involved in artisanal gold mining (AGM), (The Chamber of Mines of Zimbabwe, 2017)). Zimbabwe has a gold resource estimated at 84 million tonnes at an average grade of 4.9 gper tonne (Mlambo, 2015 ).

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Primitive Accumulation and Exploitative Labour Relations ...

2021-2-25  Zimbabwe Fast track land reform Artisanal and small-scale gold mining Primitive accumulation Gold commodity frontiers Violence and exploitative labour relations This is a preview of subscription content, log in to check access.

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The rise of ‘Mashurugwi’ machete gangs and violent ...

In the last quarter of 2019, Zimbabwe experienced a dramatic increase in machete gang violence across Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining (ASGM) areas. The gangs, popularly known as ‘ Mashurugwi’ which literally refers to people from the small town of Shurugwi in the Midlands Province of Zimbabwe, were reportedly terrorizing mining ...

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Resource policies and small-scale gold mining in Zimbabwe

Downloadable (with restrictions)! This article examines the policy framework in place for small-scale gold mining in Zimbabwe. Through an analysis of stakeholder interviews and industry performance, the paper argues that the main government initiatives to manage gold mining in recent years have proved counterproductive, as economic returns from minerals have hemorrhaged due to increased ...

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Legal and Policy Framework of the Mining Sector. The national economic blueprint, the Zimbabwe Agenda for Sustainable Socio-Economic Transformation (ZIMASSET) (2013 – 2018) identifies ASMs as playing a key role in the growth of the economy. Under ZIMASSET, the target has been to establish 500 syndicates comprising of 2 500 registered small-scale miners particularly for the gold sector.

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Best Practices for ASM Mining in Zim - ZEPARU

2018-2-20  Best Practices for suPPorting artisanal and small-scale mining in ZimBaBwe research team: dr. gibson chigumira (team leader, executive director of ZeParu) dr. antony mamuse (executive dean, faculty of mining sciences, midlands state university) mr. Gypsumelius dube (ZeParu senior research fellow) mr. gamuchirai chiwunze (ZeParu research fellow) mrs. evengelista mudzonga (ZeParu research fellow)

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Strategies for sustainable gold processing in the ...

2021-8-29  The Zimbabwean mining sector employs in excess of 25% of those in formal employment and over 500 000 are believed to be involved in artisanal gold mining (AGM), (The Chamber of Mines of Zimbabwe, 2017)). Zimbabwe has a gold resource estimated at 84 million tonnes at an average grade of 4.9 gper tonne (Mlambo, 2015 ).

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The ‘nouveau riche’ and ‘makorokoza’: Artisanal and small ...

2021-7-8  In Zimbabwe, where ASGM practices are less mechanized and still based on simple tools (Shoko and Veiga, 2004), only a small segment of the mining population controls resources in the sector (Chipangura, 2019; Spiegel, 2017). This situation gives rise to an environment of inequality, dependency and political patronage, where benefits do not ...

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University of Zimbabwe Institutional Repository: An ...

2021-6-28  Gold mining Mining industry Gold production Gold ore deposits: Issue Date: Jan-2018: Citation: Madziva, I. (2012). An investigation into the challenges affecting the potential of artisanal and small-scale gold miners to contribute more in the extraction of minerals: The case of small-scale mining in Kadoma, Zimbabwe (2009 - 2012).

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The Impact of Small-Scale Mining Operations on

2019-8-21  Impact of Small-Scale Mining Operations on Economies and Livelihoods in Low- to Middle-Income Countries iii Executive Summary This report of the East Africa Research Fund (EARF) project ‘Understanding the Economic Contribution of Small-scale Mining in East Africa’ addresses the first of three main objectives of the Terms of Reference, namely to conduct an overarching synthesis to ...

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RESEARCH Open Access The burden of chronic mercury ...

2017-8-23  Background: Artisanal small-scale gold mining (ASGM) is a poverty-driven activity practiced in over 70 countries worldwide. Zimbabwe is amongst the top ten countries using large quantities of mercury to extract gold from ore. This analysis was performed to check data availability and derive a preliminary estimate of disability-adjusted life

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The rise of ‘Mashurugwi’ machete gangs and violent ...

In the last quarter of 2019, Zimbabwe experienced a dramatic increase in machete gang violence across Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining (ASGM) areas. The gangs, popularly known as ‘ Mashurugwi’ which literally refers to people from the small town of Shurugwi in the Midlands Province of Zimbabwe, were reportedly terrorizing mining ...

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