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Zimbabwean chrome miner to invest $50M

Photo by Moti Group
Photo by Moti Group
Published by
Jaroslaw Adamowski - 11 Feb 2018

New mining projects Zimbabwes African Chrome Fields (ASF) has invested more than $220 million in chrome mining in the countrys Great Dyke, and the company is planning to invest a further $50 million in gold mining.

 

Ashruf Kaka, the companys natonal projects liaison officer, said that ASF is also considering to invest additional funds in the diamond industry.

 

Each one (of the new projects) will be different. The gold industry that one will be assessed on its own merits, but that should be in the region of about $50 million,Kaka told local daily The Herald Business. In the diamond industry that would probably be in the region of $5 million to $10 million.

 

ASF is part of South Africas Moti Group which is headed by Zunaid Moti. The group says it employs directly and indirectly about 2,500 persons throughout Sub-Saharan Africa.

Since the completion of the first test shipments in July 2018, Rio Tinto increased the number of autonomous tours along the Groups iron ore lines in Western Australia in a controlled manner. Now, Rio Tintos trains have travelled over one million kilometres completely autonomously. Photo credit: Rio Tinto company
Since the completion of the first test shipments in July 2018, Rio Tinto increased the number of autonomous tours along the Groups iron ore lines in Western Australia in a controlled manner. Now, Rio Tintos trains have travelled over one million kilometres completely autonomously. Photo credit: Rio Tinto company

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