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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. Zimbabwe’s expanding business deals with Chinese companies has also resulted in situations where the Chinese companies use their influence and connections with the socialist government to acquire

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

Dec 01, 2020  Gabrielle Reyes. 1 Dec 2020 0. 5:56. A Chinese mining company operating in east Zimbabwe halted a search mission for ten illegal gold miners believed to have been accidentally “buried alive” on November 15 as it is too expensive to find them, New Zimbabwe reported on Monday.

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

Nov 30, 2020  Zimbabwe. The Chinese mining company operating in Premier estates Zimbabawe where 10 illegal miners were allegedly buried alive last week says it

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

Jun 28, 2020  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  Rhinos, giraffes, cheetahs and other endangered species face a new threat in Zimbabwe’s Hwange national park: Chinese mining companies. Zhongxin Coal MiningGroup and Afrochine Smelting have ...

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Zimbabwe group tries to stop Chinese coal mine in game ...

Sep 08, 2020  An environmental group in Zimbabwe has applied to the country's High Court Tuesday Sept. 8, 2020, to stop a Chinese firm from mining coal in the park which hosts one of Africa's largest ...

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Accident Exposes Illegal Chinese Mining Company Operations ...

The recent mining disaster at Premier Estate in Mutasa district, where at least ten artisanal miners are suspected to have been buried alive by a Chinese gold firm has lifted a lid on an illegal river bed gold mining by the Asian venture.

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Illegal gold rush threatens wildlife in pristine Zimbabwe ...

This week it emerged that two Chinese coal-mining firms had been granted concessions inside Hwange National Park, in areas that are home to endangered black rhinos and painted dogs, as well as thousands of elephants. Environmental lawyers say inconsistencies in Zimbabwe’s mining and environmental laws are putting its parks at risk.

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Chinese Hwange National Park SG, the ivory mining risk!

The Special Grants given to two Chinese mining firms Afrochine and Zhongxin Coal Mining Group in Hwange National Park for coal exploration and mining have been labelled as an evil genius move that increases the chances of Ivory “mining” risk. Rudairo Mapuranga.

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Chinese-Owned Mining Companies Bring Work and Hazards to ...

Apr 06, 2018  Tafadzwa Ruzvidzo carries a stone near a quarry in Rainham, Zimbabwe. He says he earns his living by crushing stone for Chinese-owned quarries. The quarry owners have left giant pits unattended in the area, and at least two children have died after falling into them, local people say.

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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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Illegal gold rush threatens wildlife in pristine Zimbabwe ...

This week it emerged that two Chinese coal-mining firms had been granted concessions inside Hwange National Park, in areas that are home to endangered black rhinos and painted dogs, as well as thousands of elephants. Environmental lawyers say inconsistencies in Zimbabwe’s mining and environmental laws are putting its parks at risk.

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

THE Ministry of Mines and Mining Development says it is in a dilemma over how to deal with some Chinese nationals who are carrying out mining activities without licences and destroying the ...

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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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Chinese-Owned Mining Companies Bring Work and Hazards to ...

Apr 06, 2018  As Zimbabwe’s economy continues to falter, Chinese-owned mining companies offer employment for Zimbabweans, but the economic boost is accompanied by environmental and safety problems. The companies’ quarry-mining practices leave choking dust and unattended mining pits – and have even led to deaths.

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Illegal diamond mining in Zimbabwe openDemocracy

Illegal diamond mining in the rich diamond area of Marange in Zimbabwe is more widespread than has been previously reported, my two-month long investigation has revealed. Despite spirited efforts ...

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Mines Ministry officials to blame for illegal mining ...

Zimbabwe is battling to bring sanity in the artisanal mining sector, which contributes significantly to gold production every year. Illegal miners have mushroomed everywhere in search of gold. The development has not only caused serious land degradation but has also resulted in battles for ownership of

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Why Zimbabwe’s environment is under threat from illegal mining

The unabated illegal mining activities continue to spread in the province without any environmental protection measures being taken. Most of the gold extracted in the area is reportedly finding ...

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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 . 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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Chinese Mine Exposed Under-Fire After Deaths Of Gold ...

THE underground trapping of 10 illegal gold miners at Premier Estate in Mutasa district last week has exposed the frosty relationship between the shadowy Chinese mining company Zhong Jian and the ...

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

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 ...

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Zimbabwe bans coal mining in Hwange and other game parks ...

Sep 09, 2020  Ms Mutsvangwa also announced a ban on mining along most river beds, in a decision that would affect small-scale Chinese and local gold miners. China is a major investor in Zimbabwe

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Zimbabwe says China's Tsingshan to build iron ore mine ...

Mar 10, 2021  Illegal artisanal miners work at an open mine after occupying parts of Smithfield farm, in Mazowe, Zimbabwe, in this file picture. A Chinese company has

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Zimbabwe bans coal mining in Hwange and other game parks ...

Sep 09, 2020  Ms Mutsvangwa also announced a ban on mining along most river beds, in a decision that would affect small-scale Chinese and local gold miners. China is a major investor in Zimbabwe

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Chinese Mine Exposed Under-Fire After Deaths Of Gold ...

THE underground trapping of 10 illegal gold miners at Premier Estate in Mutasa district last week has exposed the frosty relationship between the shadowy Chinese mining company Zhong Jian and the ...

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Zimbabwe group tries to stop Chinese coal mine in game ...

Sep 08, 2020  An environmental group in Zimbabwe has applied to the country’s High Court Tuesday Sept. 8, 2020, to stop a Chinese firm from mining coal in the park which hosts one of Africa’s largest ...

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

THE Ministry of Mines and Mining Development says it is in a dilemma over how to deal with some Chinese nationals who are carrying out mining activities without licences and destroying the ...

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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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Illegal diamond mining in Zimbabwe openDemocracy

Illegal diamond mining in the rich diamond area of Marange in Zimbabwe is more widespread than has been previously reported, my two-month long investigation has revealed. Despite spirited efforts ...

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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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Chinese mining company’s recklessness ... - NewsDay Zimbabwe

May 23, 2016  Chinese mining company’s recklessness costs villagers. By amlambo - May 23, 2016. THE coming in of the Chinese mining firm, San He Zimbabwe, for the Tengenenge community in Guruve in 2004 was ...

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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 . 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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The Chinese scramble to mine Africa - MINING.COM

Dec 15, 2015  In less than 10 years since Chinese authorities called for mineral resources diversification globally, the number of major mining/mineral processing assets in Africa with China-headquartered ...

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Illegal gold rush threatens wildlife in pristine Zimbabwe ...

The illegal mining is the latest threat to tourism in Chimanimani, already hard-hit by the country’s long-running economic crisis (inflation is now at over 800 percent), the devastation wrought ...

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Artisanal mining - Wikipedia

Artisanal mining has been accused of being a major contributor to environmental degradation and pollution. Violence. Artisanal mining has attracted a large number of Chinese migrant workers to Africa. In 2013, widespread conflict and violence between illegal Chinese artisanal mine workers and Ghanaian natives were reported.

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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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