Tensions Flare Between Zimbabwe Miners and Chinese Investors The Chinese are major shareholders in the Zimbabwe Mining and Alloy Smelting Company known as ZIMASCO one of the country’s largest chrome-mining companies. They also invest heavily in gold platinum and diamonds giving them outsize influence over Zimbabwe’s vast minerals industry.
Chinese mining investments in Africa Policy Center for the Chinese investors are increasingly interested in Africa. Some criticize them for privileging mining investments. A 2017 analysis of these investments shows that investments in mining have not been the only ones privileged by the Chinese operators. Many other sectors such as transport and energy have benefited from Chinese investments much more so than the mining sector for example.
Report: Workers at a Private Chinese Mining Company in The Chinese embassy in Harare is confronting a new public relations crisis related to a reportedly private Chinese gold mining company in Zimbabwe that allegedly used sub-standard COVID-19 testing equipment that injured even blinded an unknown number of local workers according to the news site Zimeye.
Small scale miners risk life and limb in Zimbabwe - Toward Zimbabwe has long been known for its rich gold deposits. The national Geological Survey estimates that local gold mining started in the country in the seventh century and that of more than 4000 present day gold deposits almost all are “lo ed on ancient workings.”
Tensions Flare Between Zimbabwe Miners and Chinese Investors Wellington Takavarasha chief executive officer of the Zimbabwe Miners Federation says Chinese nationals are responsible for 90% of the investment in the country’s mining industry overall.
Zimbabwe: Chinese & 39;Manager& 39; Shoots Miners for Demanding Salaries The Chinese manager of a gold mine in central Zimbabwe allegedly shot and injured two black ex-employees after a wage dispute escalated into a brawl on Sunday. Police have arrested the Chinese national on charges of attempted murder local media reported Tuesday.
Tensions flare over Chinese miners in the Midlands - Zimbabwe The Chinese are major shareholders in the Zimbabwe Mining and Alloy Smelting Company known as Zimasco one of the country’s largest chrome-mining companies. They also invest heavily in gold platinum and diamonds giving them outsize influence over Zimbabwe’s vast minerals industry.
Zimbabwe mine workers shot by Chinese mine owner shows 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 Environmental Law Society ZELA .