Kamativi Mine Company phase1 commissioned

His Excellency President Emmerson Mnangagwa commissioned Kamativi Mine phase 1 in Hwange, Matabeleland North Province.  President Mnangagwa commissioned various projects in Matabeleland North Province since 2018. He commissioned Kapenta Fishing Rigs, Muchesu Coal Mine and Mabobolo Primary School in Binga. He recently commissioned Pupu Clinic and Monument in Lupane. President Mnangagwa also commissioned Nyamandlovu Aquifer […]

Kamativi Mine Company phase1 commissioned

His Excellency President Emmerson Mnangagwa commissioned Kamativi Mine phase 1 in Hwange, Matabeleland North Province.  President Mnangagwa commissioned various projects in Matabeleland North Province since 2018. He commissioned Kapenta Fishing Rigs, Muchesu Coal Mine and Mabobolo Primary School in Binga. He recently commissioned Pupu Clinic and Monument in Lupane. President Mnangagwa also commissioned Nyamandlovu Aquifer and Hwange Unit 7 and 8.  Kamativi Mine Company is a Joint Venture company operated and controlled by Sichuan PD Technology Group, a subsidiary of the Chinese-listed entity Yahua Group, and a local partner, Defold Mine (Private) Limited.   The mine started its operations in 2019 focused on lithium exploration, mining, and processing within Kamativi, a former tin mine that closed in 1994 when international prices of tin plummeted to unsustainable levels.  Phase One of the mine is successfully running and producing 300 000 tonnes of raw ore and 50 000 tonnes of spodumene concentrate per annum. Phase two, which will ramp up production to 2,3 million tonnes of raw ore and 300 000 tonnes of spodumene concentrate per annum is under construction and will be completed mid-year  The mine has created direct employment for 260 people, while about 1 000 employees are employed indirectly through downstream contracts impact. Kamativi Mine Company is involved in corporate social responsibility in schools, clinics, roads, and water provision amid plans to establish a solar project to boost energy generation.