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Zimbabwe State Diamond Miner Gets New CEO
Zimbabwe’s state-owned diamond miner has hired Mark Mabhudhu as CEO in an effort to help it achieve its goal of reaching $12 billion in revenue from its mining projects by 2023.Mabhudhu will step down as executive director of the diamond...
Mining Sep 23, 2020 Rapaport News
Alrosa to Begin Exploration in Zimbabwe
Alrosa will spend $12 million over the next two years prospecting and developing several diamond deposits in Zimbabwe.The government has allowed the Russian miner to begin exploration through Alrosa Zim, a joint venture...
Mining Jul 22, 2020 Rapaport News
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Alrosa Unearths 191ct. Rough Diamond
Alrosa has recovered a rough stone weighing 190.77 carats from its Botuobinskaya pipe in the Siberian republic of Yakutia.The company has estimated the white, high-quality diamond is approximately 2 billion years old. It plans to send it to the...
Mining Dec 29, 2019 Rapaport News
Zimbabwe Eyes Overseas Rough Tenders
Zimbabwe’s state-owned diamond miner is planning tendersoutside the country in an effort to attract more buyers, Bloomberg reportedThursday. The Zimbabwe Consolidated Diamond Company (ZCDC) intends tohold 11 international sales in 2020, the news agency cited the...
Mining Dec 02, 2019 Rapaport News
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Alrosa Partners with Zimbabwe Mining Company
Alrosa has agreed to a joint venture with nationalminer Zimbabwe Consolidated Diamond Company (ZCDC) for exploring new diamondprojects in the country. The deal, which provides Alrosa with a 70% stake in any newgreenfield deposits, encompasses...
Mining Jul 17, 2019 Rapaport News
Vast to Mine Zimbabwe’s Marange Fields
Vast Resources has been invited to mine at the Marangediamond fields in Zimbabwe as part of a joint venture. The UK-headquartered miner will collaborate with theChiadzwa Community Development Trust, which was granted the right to mine theHeritage...
Mining Feb 17, 2019 Rapaport News
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Zimbabwe Plans Production Hike in 2019
Zimbabwe Consolidated Diamond Company (ZCDC) expects a 46% jumpin its rough-diamond production in 2019. The nation’s rough-diamond output will reach 4.1 millioncarats this year, up from 2.8 million last year, the miner told...
Mining Feb 11, 2019 Leah Meirovich
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Zimbabwe Ventures into Higher-Value Mining
The Zimbabwe government has installed a crushing plant atits Marange diamond deposit as it aims to shift from alluvial operations tohigher-value mining. The Zimbabwe Consolidated Diamond Company (ZCDC) hopes toincrease annual output to 10 million carats...
Mining Dec 24, 2018 Rapaport News
Zimbabwe Output Soars in First Half
Zimbabwe’s state diamond producer recorded a 44% increase inoutput in the first half of 2018 following investments in mining and processingcapacity. The Zimbabwe Consolidated Diamond Company (ZCDC) recovered1.6 million carats in the six months ending...
Mining Jul 22, 2018 Rapaport News
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Zimbabwe Forecasts Surge in Diamond Output
Zimbabwe’s rough-diamond production will more than triple to11 million carats in 2025, according to the nation’s state-owned miningoperation. Output will grow at an average of 21% per year from 3million carats in 2018, a spokesperson for the...
Mining Jun 05, 2018 Rapaport News
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Zimbabwe Looks to Reform Marange Sales
Zimbabwe’s state diamond company is planning to introducecontract sales as part of a strategy to revive operations and bring greatertransparency at the controversial Marange fields. The Zimbabwe Consolidated Diamond Company (ZCDC) resumedits tender sales in the first quarter...
Mining Apr 10, 2018 Joshua Freedman
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Zimbabwe to Hold First Diamond Sale in a Year
Zimbabwe Consolidated Diamond Company (ZCDC) will auction 1.56 million carats of diamonds over the next two months, its firstsales in a year, Reuters reported Thursday. The state-owned miner last held a sale in March 2017,...
Mining Feb 25, 2018 Rapaport News
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Zimbabwe Orders Diamond Miners to Cease Operations
The Zimbabwean government has ordered mining companies inthe country to cease operations after it did not renew their licenses,Bloomberg reported. The newlycreated state-owned Zimbabwe Consolidated Diamond Company (ZCDC) will takeover mining, Mines...
Mining Feb 24, 2016 Rapaport News
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Zimbabwe Government Urged to Float Consolidated Diamond Company
A co-ordinatorof the Kimberley Process Civil Society Coalition for Zimbabwe has called on thegovernment to float the soon-to-be set-up Zimbabwe Consolidated Diamond Company (ZCDC) as the move would strengthentransparency and accountability, the NewsDay reported.ZCDCis...
Mining Nov 26, 2015 Rapaport News
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