Premier seeks EPO for Zulu lithium project

PREMIER African Minerals will soon meet the Mining Affairs Board over the company's application for an Exclusive Prospecting Order (EPO) at its Zulu Lithium and Tantalite project in Matabeleland South...

By Staff reporter | Published: 24 September 2019


Zimbabwe to be first African country to put lithium in lead batteries

Zimbabwe will in coming weeks sign agreements on the development and value addition of lithium lead batteries as the country seeks to transform the mining sector into a $12 billion industry in the nex...

By Staff reporter | Published: 23 September 2019


Zimbabwe to pursue local lithium beneficiation

Zimbabwe intends to vigorously pursue local value addition of its lithium resources to maximise export earnings from the mineral, a Cabinet Minister has said. Lithium is used to make various items inc...

By Staff reporter | Published: 25 April 2019


Mashonaland East revels in lithium mine

Minister of State for Mashonaland East Provincial Affairs Appolonia Munzverengi has applauded the new dispensation's "Zimbabwe is Open for Business" mantra, saying it is yielding positive results in h...

By Staff reporter | Published: 03 December 2018


Prospect seeks SEZ status for lithium project

PROSPECT Lithium Zimbabwe (PLZ), a unit of Australia Stock Exchange-listed Prospect Resources Plc, has applied for special economic zone status (SEZ) for its multi-million dollar Arcadia Lithium proje...

By Staff reporter | Published: 30 November 2018


Arcadia Lithium Mine to create 1 000 jobs

President Mnangagwa has officiated at the ground breaking ceremony of the Arcadia Lithium Mine in Chikwaka, Goromonzi that is expected to have an initial investment of $ 165 million. The project is ex...

By Staff reporter | Published: 28 November 2018


Bikita Minerals to beneficiate lithium

Zimbabwe's sole lithium producer, Bikita Minerals, has set its sights on beneficiating the mineral in a development that is expected to rake in more foreign currency for the country in line with Gover...

By Staff reporter | Published: 22 November 2018


Lithium project to earn Zimbabwe $3bn

Australia Stock Exchange (ASX) listed Prospect Resources Plc says its Arcadia Lithium project, located 38 kilometres east of Harare, has proven capacity to generate nearly $3 billion in export revenue...

By Staff reporter | Published: 22 November 2018


Prospect Lithium secures $10m export facility

AUSTRALIA Stock Exchange (ASX) listed Prospect Resources, says its Zimbabwean unit, Prospect Lithium Zimbabwe, has secured $10 million export finance facility from the Reserve Bank through CBZ Bank Li...

By Staff reporter | Published: 12 September 2018


Kamativi sits on $1,9 billion lithium dump

KAMATIVI Mine in Matabeleland North is sitting on $ 1,9 billion worth of lithium on its dumps, which the Government is looking forward to start exploiting in the first quarter of next year.In an inter...

By Staff reporter | Published: 08 July 2018


Kamativi lithium exploration complete

FULL lithium production at Kamativi Mine is expected to begin by June next year with investors saying exploration of the mineral at the defunct mine has been completed.In March this year, Jimbata, a w...

By Staff reporter | Published: 11 June 2018


Zim readies for lithium battery production

ZIMBABWE Lithium Company is negotiating with RioZim to upgrade the Empress Nickel Refinery (ENR) and position it for battery grade lithium production.Lithium has become a much-sought after mineral not...

By Staff reporter | Published: 07 June 2018


JR Goddard opens up on lithium contract

BULAWAYO businessman Mr Jim Ross Goddard says his company will deliver the best service and render investment value after it won an earth-moving contract running into millions of dollars from Prospect...

By Staff reporter | Published: 04 June 2018


JRG gets lithium project contract

ONE of the top construction and civil engineering firms, JR Goddard (JRG), has been appointed as the earthmoving contractor for Prospect Resources' Arcadia Lithium Project.The lithium project, situate...

By Staff reporter | Published: 30 May 2018


Lithium rush to raise commodity risk exposure

PLANS to expand Zimbabwe's lithium operations could increase the country's commodity risk exposure, the World Bank has said.In a report published last month, the World Bank said the southern African c...

By Staff reporter | Published: 24 May 2018


ENR courts lithium mines

KADOMA-based base metals processor, Empress Nickel Refinery (ENR), says it is eying huge opportunities for toll processing that has emerged in Zimbabwe's new lithium mines.Lithium has emerged as one o...

By Staff reporter | Published: 24 May 2018


Positive prospects for Zim's lithium industry

Government says it is excited about the positive prospects of the lithium industry and has committed itself to create a conducive environment for investors in the sector by unlocking funding for the c...

By Staff reporter | Published: 19 May 2018


Lithium plant being set up near Harare

Australia Stock Exchange (ASX)-listed batteries company, Prospect Resources, says it has appointed global engineering company DRA to provide engineering services and upfront design for its flagship Ar...

By Staff reporter | Published: 18 May 2018


Global firm hired for Arcadia Lithium project

AUSTRALIA-listed junior miner, Prospect Resources, has appointed global engineering firm DRA to provide engineering services and upfront design for its Arcadia Lithium project.In February, Prospect Re...

By Staff reporter | Published: 17 May 2018


Prospect Resources builds lithium plant in Kwekwe

ZIMBABWE has moved a step closer to lithium value addition, as enunciated by President Emmerson Mnangagwa, following installation of a pilot lithium carbonate plant in Kwekwe by Australian-listed mini...

By Staff reporter | Published: 08 May 2018


Zim miner to produce battery grade lithium

A Zimbabwean mining company is considering upgrading a local nickel refinery to produce battery grade lithium or alternatively build a new lithium carbonate plant at a cost of up to $150 million, its ...

By Reuters | Published: 07 May 2018


Prospect raises $25m to spend on Arcadia lithium project

An Australia-listed firm Prospect Resources, says it has set aside at least $25 million to fund the construction of a mine and plant at its Arcadia lithium project situated about 38km East of the capi...

By Staff reporter | Published: 02 May 2018


Latitude to acquire lithium project in Zimbabwe

Latitude Consolidated Ltd, a mining company listed on the Australian Stock Exchange, has entered into a binding agreement to acquire a 70% interest in the Mbeta Lithium Project in Zimbabwe.Mbeta compr...

By Staff reporter | Published: 12 April 2018


Kamativi lithium drilling kicks off

CANADIAN-based mineral exploration company, Chimata Gold Corp, has commenced drilling works at the Kamativi lithium project in Matabeleland North Province.The lithium deal is expected to unlock more t...

By Staff reporter | Published: 06 April 2018


Prospect, Sinomine Cement seal lithium project agreement

GOLD and lithium developer Prospect Resources has cemented an agreement with Hong Kong-listed Sinomine Resources Exploration, which will see the development of the Arcadia lithium project, in Zimbabwe...

By Staff reporter | Published: 05 April 2018

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