Sable Chemicals warns of fertiliser crisis

SABLE Chemicals Industries (Sable), Zimbabwe's only manufacturer of ammonium nitrate (AN), says it will only be able to meet just about 38% of national demand this year.AN is a top-dressing fertiliser...

By Staff reporter | Published: 11 September 2018


Sable can meet Zim's fertilizer requirements

Sable Chemicals chairperson Shingai Mutasa says his company has the capacity to meet the country's ammonium nitrate requirements at affordable prices if the government provides it with adequate foreig...

By Staff reporter | Published: 08 June 2018


Sable to raise $200m for coal bed methane project

SABLE Chemical Industries, the country's sole producer of Ammonium Nitrate, is set to embark on a project to set up a $200 million fertiliser manufacturing plant which uses Coal Bed Methane (CBM).Spea...

By Staff reporter | Published: 07 June 2018


Mnangagwa to support Sable with forex

PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa yesterday said Government is going to support Sable Chemical Industries, the sole Ammonium Nitrate fertiliser manufacturer in the country, with foreign currency it needs t...

By Staff reporter | Published: 07 June 2018


Mnangagwa to visit Sable Chemicals

President Mnangagwa will today visit the country's largest fertiliser producer, Sable Chemicals, as the new Government administration takes major steps to revive the country's major industries.Presid...

By Staff reporter | Published: 06 June 2018


Sable Chemicals targets 30k tonnes fertiliser

Ammonium Nitrate (AN) manufacturer Sable Chemicals is targeting to produce about 30 000 tonnes of fertiliser ahead of the winter cropping season, an official has said.Sable Chemicals chief executive M...

By Staff reporter | Published: 08 May 2018


Sable Chemicals crippled by forex shortages

THE shortage of foreign currency has impacted on the ability of Sable Chemicals to produce enough fertiliser for the domestic market, forcing farmers to import 70% of ammonium nitrate, Parliament has ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 01 February 2018


Shingi Mutasa acquires Sable Chemicals

Zimbabwean tycoon Mr Shingai Mutasa has shelled out £15,2 million (US$20,5 million) to assume control over a sprawling business empire that has fertiliser manufacture Sable Chemicals and the Cresta G...

By Staff reporter | Published: 08 January 2018


Sable's ethane project moving at a snail's pace

Sable Chemicals' coal bed methane project is moving at a snail's pace as the company still awaits the mineral exploration for the Lupane deposits.Sable Chemicals chief executive, Mr Bothwell Nyajeka, ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 19 October 2017


Sable targets 120 000t Ammonium Nitrate

THE country's sole Ammonium Nitrate (AN) manufacturer, Sable Chemical Industries, is targeting to produce about 120 000 tonnes of fertiliser this year to bolster stocks for the summer cropping season....

By Staff reporter | Published: 19 October 2017


Sable Chemicals readies for full gallop

SABLE Chemicals - Zimbabwe's biggest ammonium nitrate manufacturer - is now operating at 30 percent capacity as it battles to rediscover its footing following remodelling of its plant to improve effic...

By Staff reporter | Published: 30 July 2017


Sable Chemicals tests coal for gasification

SABLE Chemicals, Zimbabwe's sole producer of ammonium nitrate fertiliser, has taken coal samples from Sengwa in Gokwe to China to test the feasibility of processing the mineral for hydrogen.Gasified c...

By Golden Sibanda | Published: 24 July 2014


Sable assures farmers

THE country's sole ammonium nitrate (AN) fertilizer manufacturer, Sable Chemicals, has assured farmers of enough stocks of the commodity for the winter wheat cropping season.Sable Chemicals chief exec...

By Lovemore Zigara | Published: 09 July 2014


Sable Chemicals weighs down TA Holdings

Zimbabwe Stock Exchange-listed group TA Holdings says it is anticipating a loss for the year ended December 31 2013 following an impairment charge against one of its subsidiaries.In a statement, the g...

By Staff reporter | Published: 25 April 2014


Chinese experts expected at Sable Chemicals

A team of Chinese experts to undertake a coal gasification project at the country's sole ammonium nitrate (AN) manufacturer, Sable Chemicals, is expected at the beginning of next month to start work o...

By Staff reporter | Published: 22 April 2014


Sable pins hope on electricity subsidy renewal

Operations at ammonium nitrate producer Sable Chemicals hang in the balance as the Government is yet to renew a power subsidy agreement that it entered with the company to enable it sustain production...

By New Ziana | Published: 14 April 2014


Govt plans to revive NRZ, Sable

THE government is making frantic efforts to revive companies regarded as strategic players to the national economy, a government official has said.The companies include New Zim Steel, National Railway...

By Staff reporter | Published: 14 April 2014


Sable grapple with liquidity and power shortages

THE tedious process of importing and transporting inputs needed for the production of Ammonium Nitrate fertiliser is contributing to its looming shortage as the sole fertiliser producing company conti...

By Business Reporter | Published: 05 December 2013


Sable Mining Company to open $500m coal mine

LONDON listed coal and iron ore exploration and development company Sable Mining Company is set to roll out a new $500 million coal mine in Zimbabwe.Sable is one of the 20 companies granted special g...

By Staff reporter | Published: 22 November 2013

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