illegal chinese mining in zimbabwe

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  • Zimbabwean government accuses Chinese Company of illegal ...

    Apr 28, 2021  Zimbabwean government accuses Chinese Company of illegal mining On Apr 28, 2021 A Chinese-owned mining company denied on Tuesday it had drilled holes in a burial site in Zimbabwe after local people complained about what they

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  • Zimbabwe: Chinese Firm Says Finding ‘Buried Alive’ Miners ...

    Dec 01, 2020  The miners are described as “illegal miners” by New Zimbabwe and Africanews and as “illegal gold miners” by China’s state-run news agency Xinhua. The designation indicates that the people were mining without an official permit or permission from the Chinese

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  • Zimbabwe: Locals Attack Chinese Miners with 'Crowbars ...

    Feb 12, 2021  Illegal or “artisanal” mining has surged in Zimbabwe over the past year as the Chinese coronavirus pandemic has plunged the poverty-stricken nation into further economic distress.

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  • Zimbabwe mine workers shot by Chinese mine owner shows ...

    Jun 28, 2020  Harare, Zimbabwe (CNN) The shooting of two Zimbabwean workers by a Chinese boss shows the "systematic and widespread" abuse that locals face in Chinese mining operations, says the Zimbabwe...

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  • Chinese mining firms in Zimbabwe pose threat to endangered ...

    Sep 03, 2020  Chinese mining firms in Zimbabwe pose threat to endangered species, say experts This article is more than 7 months old Two companies granted permission to clear land at Hwange national park, home...

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  • Chinese Mining Companies Destroy Roads, Pollute Towns in ...

    Dec 08, 2020  In September, Zimbabwe’s socialist president, Emmerson Mnangagwa, took the unprecedented step of banning all mining from national parks amid concerns that it was threatening various endangered species. The Chinese embassy in Harare claimed to welcome the new regulation as it provided clarity on the limits of their mining activity.

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  • Zimbabwe: President Approves Chinese Coal Mining in ...

    Sep 04, 2020  Zimbabwe’s socialist strongman President Emmerson Mnangagwa apparently personally approved coal mining by Chinese companies in the country’s Hwange National Park, New Zimbabwe revealed Thursday.

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  • Tensions Flare Between Zimbabwe Miners and Chinese Investors

    Aug 23, 2020  Zimbabweans have accused Chinese miners throughout the minerals sector of unfair business practices. MAPANZURE, ZIMBABWE — Mounds of black chrome shimmer along the highway that runs through this area, as mine workers labor near heavy machinery marked with Chinese writing.

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  • Zimbabwe: Govt in Dilemma Over Illegal Chinese Mining ...

    May 19, 2013  May 19, 2013  Zimbabwe: Govt in Dilemma Over Illegal Chinese Mining Activities. 19 May 2013. Zimbabwe Standard (Harare) By Musa Dube.

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  • (PDF) A call to halt destructive, illegal mining in Zimbabwe

    Illegal mining operations are now rampant in the Chimanimani Mountains, a narrow belt located on the eastern Zimbabwean/western Mozambican border.

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  • Zimbabwe: Locals Attack Chinese Miners with 'Crowbars ...

    Illegal or “artisanal” mining has surged in Zimbabwe over the past year as the Chinese coronavirus pandemic has plunged the poverty-stricken nation into further economic distress. Zimbabwe’s expanding business deals with Chinese companies has also resulted in situations where the Chinese

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  • Zimbabwe: Chinese company halts search for trapped miners ...

    Nov 30, 2020  The Chinese mining company operating in Premier estates, northern Zimbabawe where 10 illegal miners were allegedly buried alive says it has halted search operations.

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  • Zimbabwe: Illegal Gold Rush Threatens Wildlife in Pristine ...

    Sep 07, 2020  The mountains are also home to Zimbabwe’s newest species of tree, the Chimanimani miraculous-berry. The illegal mining is the latest threat to tourism in Chimanimani, already hard-hit by the ...

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  • Coronavirus pandemic spurs illegal gold rush in Zimbabwe ...

    Oct 12, 2020  As Zimbabwe experiences its worst economic crisis in a decade, with crippling hyperinflation and unemployment, young people are venturing into illegal gold mining in

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  • Tensions Flare Between Zimbabwe Miners and Chinese Investors

    Aug 23, 2020  Tensions swelled in late June when the Chinese manager of a mining company in central Zimbabwe shot two local employees in a wage dispute. Video of the shooting prompted a national uproar, and the Zimbabwe Environmental Law Association called it “part of a systematic and widespread pattern of labor rights violations by Chinese companies and ...

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  • Zimbabwe Wildlife Authority Ditches Conservation for Gold ...

    Mar 12, 2021  Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe’s biggest game reserve and a habitat of 45 000 elephants and home to endangered rhino species, in November 2020 suffered from a sanctioned special presidential concession allowing the Chinese to dig coal. “This is yet another factor that has spurred illegal mining in the national parks.” Says Chisaira.

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  • Zimbabwe: Govt in Dilemma Over Illegal Chinese Mining ...

    May 19, 2013  Zimbabwe: Govt in Dilemma Over Illegal Chinese Mining Activities. 19 May 2013. Zimbabwe Standard (Harare) By Musa Dube.

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  • Illegal diamond mining in Zimbabwe openDemocracy

    Nov 03, 2011  Illegal diamond mining in the rich diamond area of Marange in Zimbabwe is more widespread than has been previously reported, my two-month

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  • Zimbabwe authorities ban illegal gold mining ZIM NEWS ...

    Jan 01, 2020  Illegal mining in Zimbabwe has been rampant for years with senior Zanu PF officials accused of backing the artisanal miners for personal gains. The Zanu PF government has also come under fire for ignoring illegal mining because that is where it garners votes during elections.

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  • Mining Within Zimbabwe’s Great Dyke: Extent , Impacts ...

    Dyke. These companies include Unki Platinum Mine, Zimplats, Mimosa Mine, Zimbabwe Mining and Steel Company (ZIMASCO) and Falcon Gold among others. In addition to these large scale mining companies, the Great Dyke minerals are also mined by thousands of small scale miners and illegal artisanal miners. This research has three aims.

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  • Marange diamond fields - Wikipedia

    The Marange diamond fields are an area of widespread small-scale diamond production in Chiadzwa, Mutare District, Zimbabwe. 'Although estimates of the reserves contained in this area vary wildly, some have suggested that it could be home to one of the world's richest diamond deposits'. The hugely prolific fields are regarded by some experts as the world's biggest diamond (in carats, not by ...

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  • Chinese Miner Denies Drilling in Burial Ground Zimbabwe

    May 10, 2021  HARARE (Reuters) - A Chinese-owned mining company denied on Tuesday it had drilled holes in a burial site in Zimbabwe, after local people complained about what they viewed as the desecration of graves. Pictures posted on social media last weekend showed deep holes near graves in the Dinde area Zimbabwe’s western Hwange district.

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  • Chiefs speak on illegal mining The Herald

    Jan 16, 2020  Zimbabwe is battling to bring sanity in the artisanal mining sector, which contributes significantly to gold production every year. Illegal miners have

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  • Govt gives up war on Mutoko illegal gold miners ...

    May 07, 2019  File Pic: Artisinal gold mining has become a menace in across gold-rich Zimbabwe Govt gives up war on Mutoko illegal gold miners 7th May 2019 Zimbabwe

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  • Zimbabwe: Govt in Dilemma Over Illegal Chinese Mining ...

    May 19, 2013  Zimbabwe: Govt in Dilemma Over Illegal Chinese Mining Activities. 19 May 2013. Zimbabwe Standard (Harare) By Musa Dube.

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  • Illegal diamond mining in Zimbabwe openDemocracy

    Nov 03, 2011  Illegal diamond mining in the rich diamond area of Marange in Zimbabwe is more widespread than has been previously reported, my two-month

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  • Zimbabwe authorities ban illegal gold mining ZIM NEWS ...

    Jan 01, 2020  Illegal mining in Zimbabwe has been rampant for years with senior Zanu PF officials accused of backing the artisanal miners for personal gains. The Zanu PF government has also come under fire for ignoring illegal mining because that is where it garners votes during elections.

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  • Artisanal and Small -scale Mining in Zimbabwe

    Zimbabwe:: Illegal Mining Activities have a left a Trail of Environmental Destruction in parts of Zimbabwe says Foundation, business-humanrights.org . 6 Even large-scale producers have also had some claims invaded by illegal miners threatening the operational life of these mines. ...

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  • Zimbabwe: Illegal Gold Rush Threatens Wildlife in Pristine ...

    Sep 07, 2020  The mountains are also home to Zimbabwe’s newest species of tree, the Chimanimani miraculous-berry. The illegal mining is the latest threat to tourism in

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  • Govt gives up war on Mutoko illegal gold miners ...

    May 07, 2019  File Pic: Artisinal gold mining has become a menace in across gold-rich Zimbabwe Govt gives up war on Mutoko illegal gold miners 7th May 2019 Zimbabwe

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  • Zimbabwe’s Rural Communities Standing up to Chinese Mining ...

    May 15, 2019  Zimbabwe’s Rural Communities Standing up to Chinese Mining Companies MUTARE, Zimbabwe—Zimbabwe’s rural communities are beginning to stand up to Chinese companies operating in the country, as evidenced by the recent demonstrations against plans for a mining project in the Domboshava area, north of the capital Harare.

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  • Zimbabwe: Chinese company halts search for trapped miners ...

    Nov 30, 2020  The Chinese mining company operating in Premier estates, northern Zimbabawe where 10 illegal miners were allegedly buried alive says it has halted search operations.

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  • Mining Within Zimbabwe’s Great Dyke: Extent , Impacts ...

    Dyke. These companies include Unki Platinum Mine, Zimplats, Mimosa Mine, Zimbabwe Mining and Steel Company (ZIMASCO) and Falcon Gold among others. In addition to these large scale mining companies, the Great Dyke minerals are also mined by thousands of small scale miners and illegal artisanal miners. This research has three aims.

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  • Zimbabwe Bans Mining in National Parks After Uproar Over ...

    Zimbabwe's conservation groups have welcomed a government ban, announced Tuesday, on all mining in the country's national parks. The government declared the mining halt after weeks of campaigns ...

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  • At least 2,500 illegal miners arrested in Zimbabwe ...

    Feb 11, 2020  HARARE, Jan. 11 (Xinhua) -- At least 2,500 illegal miners have been arrested in Zimbabwe in an effort to thwart illegal mining and violence in the country. National police spokesperson Paul Nyathi on Monday told state-run The Herald that the arrests will continue until normalcy returns.

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  • Impact of Illegal Gold Mining / Panning on Farming ...

    Zimbabwe in the year 2000, agricultural production on farms has been badly affected by illegal mining activities particularly gold panning along the country‟s major rivers. Mazowe River which stretches from Christonbank / areas bordering northern Harare to Kaborabasa in Mozambique

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  • At least 2,500 illegal miners arrested in Zimbabwe News ...

    Feb 11, 2020  At least 2,500 illegal miners have been arrested in Zimbabwe in an effort to thwart illegal mining and violence in the country. National police spokesperson Paul Nyathi on

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  • Zimbabwe Wildlife Authority Ditches Conservation for Gold ...

    Mar 13, 2021  Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe’s biggest game reserve and a habitat of 45 000 elephants and home to endangered rhino species, in November 2020 suffered from a sanctioned special presidential concession allowing the Chinese to dig coal. “This is yet another factor that has spurred illegal mining in the national parks.” Says Chisaira.

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