SA miners in Zim encounter headwinds

2015-03-06 14:25

Zimbabwe's mining output is declining as miners - including units of South African groups - grapple with low commodity prices and a challenging operating framework.

Mine expansion plans in Zim under threat

2015-02-18 18:35

Mine expansion plans for companies in Zimbabwe and the growth of the crucial industry is now under threat because of continued depressed metal prices.

Zimplats posts 17% revenue drop

2015-01-30 14:47

Revenue for Impala Platinum-owned Zimplats in the quarter to December 2014 dropped 17%, amid subdued commodity prices on the international market.

Protracted strike hits Implats earnings

2014-12-09 09:34

Impala Platinum is expecting its earnings to be 20% lower primarily due to lower production from its Rustenburg operations.

Zimplats gets smelter to comply with new laws

2014-07-31 11:25

Impala Platinum-owned Zimplats says it will pay $690m to modify an old smelter to meet government requirements of having all platinum processed in Zimbabwe.

Zimplats posts revenue hike

2014-05-22 14:52

Impala Platinum-owned Zimbabwe Platinum Mines has reported a 9% increase in revenue for the quarter, and could soon begin partially processing its matte.

Zimplats reports reduced revenues

2014-02-03 14:55

Lower sales volumes and a metal prices drop saw Impala Platinum Holdings subsidiary Zimplats report revenues that were 13% lower for the quarter to December 2013.

Zim to boost world platinum supplies

2013-11-12 20:15

World supplies of platinum in 2013 will rise by 1.6% to 5.74 million ounces with higher output from Zimbabwe accounting for most of the gains, a report shows.

Zimplats reports reduced revenues

2013-08-02 14:42

Implats subsidiary Zimplats attributes a 26% revenue drop to $125.8m for the three months to June to lacklustre sales volumes and lower metal prices.

Zim government reposses Zimplats' land

2013-02-13 10:01

The Zimbabwean government has with immediate effect repossessed excess ground from Zimplats measuring 27 948 hectares, Mines Minister Obert Mpofu says.


Zimplats slips on low prices and mine closure

2015-02-27 13:35

Impala Platinum's Zimbabwe-based unit Zimplats reported a significant half-year profit drop due to lower metal prices and the write-off of its Bimha mine.

SA-owned Zim mine on course for platinum refinery

2015-02-04 20:15

Impala Platinum-owned Zimplats is on course to operationalise its base metal refinery by June next year, according to chief executive Alex Mhembere.

Promising future for Zim mining

2015-01-06 19:56

Mining executives are increasingly enthusiastic about expanding mining operations in Zimbabwe because of the uncomplicated labour environment.

Implats closes Zimplats mine

2014-08-20 10:32

The Bimha mine in Zimbabwe, operated by Impala Platinum's subsidiary Zimplats, has been closed, says Implats.

SA-owned mine collapses in Zim

2014-07-18 13:12

Zimplats' Bimha Mine has collapsed but quick reaction by the management team and timely evacuation of personnel has spared it from injury or damage.

Zimplats adds 29% to Impala profits

2014-02-27 14:11

Profits of Impala Platinum-owned Zimplats jumped 237% to R246m for the interim period to February 2014, and the firm contributed 28.6% to Impala’s total profits.

Mines submit plans for Zim refinery

2014-01-19 20:00

Major platinum miners in Zimbabwe have met a government deadline to agree and submit plans to build a major refinery by the end of 2016, a report says.

Zim to review Zimplats' empowerment deals

2013-10-31 19:40

The Zimbabwean new minister of indigenisation will review the indigenisation plan of Zimplats and discuss land acquisition.

Zimplats to appeal land grab

2013-03-01 20:02

Zimplats has been given 30 days to appeal a government directive that the miner give up nearly 28ha of land, a report states.

Zim set to seize idle land from Zimplats

2013-02-12 19:32

Nearly 28ha of land leased by miner Zimplats will be taken over by the Zimbabwean government, in a fresh drive to re-allocate assets to local business.

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