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Zimbabwe: Mutoko Council Sues Black Granite Miners ...

Three black granite mining companies in Mutoko, Mashonaland East province have been taken to the High Court by the Mutoko Rural District Council compelling them to pay development levies to the ...

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4.2.4 The Committee was informed that in 2010 Natural Stone Export Company employed 1 200 workers with more than 40 managers, but now it has 179 workers and only 2 managers. This was attributed to the high costs of doing business in Zimbabwe. The Mine Manager stated that the

Mutoko villagers want granite proceeds plowed back

Mutoko villagers want granite mining proceeds ploughed back. July 21, 2021. The Mutoko community has called on mining companies which are into black granite stone mining to give back to the community through corporate social responsibility interventions. Mutoko, known for its vast black granite deposits, lies 143 kilometres north east of Harare ...

Mutoko villagers vow to fight off Chinese… say to resist ...

SCORES of disgruntled villagers in Mutoko are on a collision path with Chinese mining company, Shanghai Haoying Mining Investments, which is pushing for their eviction after being allocated black granite mining claims and rights to land straddling over 168 hectares. The planned evictions are lik ...

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a granite mining company in mtoko zim. granite quarries mining in zambiaaadcco Companies in Zimbabwe Davis Granite Black granite quarry nr Mtoko Thunbergia MARBLE Mozambique A Zimbabwe Black Granite Mining Benefits Fail to Benefit Black granite mining in Mutoko has been a source of conflict between companies extracting the stone and ...

Investigation debunks defamation story on Chinese mining ...

The Western countries want China out of Zimbabwe and its lucrative natural resources sector in order to push Zimbabwe into a development trap, Zimbabwe's largest daily newspaper The Herald pointed out in an editorial in response to the Guardian story, adding that the anti-China rhetoric in Western press aims to tarnish relations between Zimbabwe and China.

Mutoko granite miners get CSOT ultimatum - Zimbabwe …

via Mutoko granite miners get CSOT ultimatum – NewsDay Zimbabwe April 23, 2015. GOVERNMENT on Tuesday summoned five Mutoko black granite mining companies and ordered them to comply with government's indigenisation laws by contributing to the community share ownership scheme or risk termination of their contracts.

BLACK GRANITE MINING: Mutoko demands development …

Mutoko villagers have called on granite mining companies to proactively contribute to the district's development initiatives. The call was made during an all stakeholders held at Chief Mutoko's court on Friday last week. The meeting brought together five of the nine granite mining companies, traditional leaders, political leaders, the local authority and representatives of …

'They want to remove us and take the rock', say ...

Zimbabwe's government has been accused of turning a blind eye to complaints because, critics say, it doesn't want to anger its biggest investor. Mineworkers speak of poor working conditions. At another mine in Mutoko, workers give accounts of beatings and poor pay.

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Black granite mining and the implications for the ...

Small- and large-scale mining land acquisitions and mining establishments continue to grow in Zimbabwe, but the question about the development of sustainability remains problematic. While mining establishments can be regarded as vehicles for development, the evidence of positive effects in terms of sustainability in this case is weak. The mining …

'They Want To Remove Us And Take The Rock': Mutoko ...

Mutoko stone is sought after for its lustre. It is a popular material for tombstones. An extension to the Danish royal library in Copenhagen, known as …

Mutoko villagers vow to fight off Chinese... say to resist ...

SCORES of disgruntled villagers in Mutoko are on a collision path with Chinese mining company, Shanghai Haoying Mining Investments, which is pushing for their eviction after being allocated black granite mining claims and rights to land straddling over 168 hectares, investigations by the Zimbabwe Independent have revealed.

The curse of Mutoko's black granite - NewsDay Zimbabwe

The companies include Natural Stone, CRG, Zimbabwe International Quarry, Enterprises and Ilford Red. Mutoko District is expected to gain $10 million if all the five companies honour their pledges.

Black granite quarrying take toll on Mutoko communities ...

This is why Mutoko has been stagnant in terms of development whilst being devastated by the impacts of black granite mining on its environment. "When these companies take this black granite out of Zimbabwe and they polish it, they sell it for more than USD$900 per ton. So here they leave absolutely peanuts for the Mutoko RDC causing social ...

Mutoko villagers face eviction by Chinese mining company ...

By Romeo Takundwa. Villagers from Mutoko community, which boasts of large quantities of black granite stone are living in fear of being evicted to pave way for a Chinese mining company in their area. Chingamuka, Pasirai, Tome and Karimazondo villages in Nyamukapa, Ward 11 in Mutoko are living in fear of being evicted from their ancestral land ...

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Mutoko National Monument It was declared a national Monument in 1949 and is located about 7,5 kilometers due east of Mutoko growth point. Mutoko National Monument has stone walls similar to Great Zimbabwe. Oral traditions say that the traditional spirit medium Nehoreka used the Mutoko stone settlement as a shrine.

Black granite mining: The bane of Mutoko - The Standard

The stone was reportedly supplied by an Italian company at a cost of $9,12 million in 2009 but the local authority got less than $45 000 in tax royalties. Zimbabwe produces an estimated 150 000 tonnes of granite annually with Mutoko district contributing about 75% of the total black granite output.

Investigation debunks story on Chinese mining investment ...

MUTOKO - A recent story published by the British newspaper, The Guardian, alleged that Chinese companies involved in granite mining in Zimbabwe have aroused fear and upset among local people. The ...

Black granite mining, Mutoko demands development …

MUTOKO (Mining Index) – MUTOKO villagers have called on granite mining companies to proactively contribute to the district's development initiatives.The call was made during an all stakeholders held at Chief Mutoko's …

Sustainability of the dimension stone industry in …

Natural Resources Forum. Volume 25, Issue 3 p. 203-213. Sustainability of the dimension stone industry in Zimbabwe—challenges and opportunities. Oliver Maponga, Corresponding Author. University of Zimbabwe, Institute of Mining Research, Mt Pleasant, Harare, Zimbabwe. [email protected] Search for more papers by this author.

Another resource curse? Black Granite from Mutoko, …

Natural Stone Matabu from Italy: Relevant government actors: Mines Ministry, Minerals Marketing Corporation of Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe Mining Development Corporation: Environmental justice organizations (and other …

Potential Environmental Impacts of Quarrying Stone in ...

Potential Environmental Impacts of Quarrying Stone in Karst— A Literature Review By William H. Langer Open-File Report OF–01–0484 2001 This report is preliminary and has not been reviewed for conformity with U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) editorial standards

Chinese Miner Threatens Media For Exposing Mutoko ...

A CHINESE black granite mining company operating in Mutoko has threatened to take legal action against the media for exposing its operations, after it was reported to have displaced some villagers ...

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The problem of taxation law enforcement is severe, mining companies owe significant debt to district councils across Zimbabwe for minerals such as gold in Kadoma, diamonds in Mutare and black ...