SUB-SAHARAN countries, Zimbabwe included, should invest more in human resources to realise the potential of the mining sector believed to have power to drive the economy in the region, Mines and Mining Development permanent secretary Francis Gudyanga has said.
The mining sector is reeling from poor economic activity over the past year, with the industry’s suppliers singing the blues as a result of challenges facing other players in the industry. Exhibitors who attended one of the conferences at the just-ended Mine Entra said things were not rosy in the sector. Exhibitors urged government to act swiftly […]
SOME of the companies that participated at the just-ended Mining, Engineering and Transport (Mine Entra) exhibition have called on organisers to review their space booking charges and avoid running the event concurrently with conferences.
According to the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair Company daily bulletin, the Chamber of Mines of Zimbabwe president, Toendepi Muganyi, said the mining sector was contributing significantly to economic development, constituting about 15% of gross domestic product (GDP), 53% of foreign exchange earnings, between 8 to 12% of government revenue and more than 500 000 formal […]