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US signs MOU with DRC and Zambia for Cobalt and Copper mining and processing for Electric Vehicle batteries

The US department of state released a signed Memorandum of Understanding with the Democratic Republic of Congo and Zambia on electric vehicle battery value chains. The document was signed on December 13, 2022, during the Africa Leaders Summit and states DRC and Zambia’s involvement in the production of Electric Vehicle batteries. DRC currently holds a […]


Swedish engineering firm opens technology centre in Harare

Swedish multinational engineering company Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions has opened a Technology Centre in Harare. The facility is there to assist Zimbabwe’s mining industry as it embarks on a digital future. The Sandvik Centre has reportedly already begun operations, working with technology-focused companies in underground rock mines to raise productivity. “Our starting point was […]


Zimbabwe Chamber Of Mines Set To Upgrade Their Systems

In a report by Mining Zimbabwe, the President of the Chamber of Mines Ms Elizabeth Nerwande is making it a priority to upgrade their resource centres. The goal is to ensure that information is a click away for members of the Chamber and other interested parties. After her re-election for a second and final term, […]