Marange diamond mines pollute rivers, Zimbabwe | EJAtlas

The Marange diamond fields are an area of widespread small-scale diamond production in Chiadzwa, Mutare West, Zimbabwe. Although estimates of the reserves contained in this area vary wildly, some have suggested that it could be home to one of the worlds richest diamond deposits.

Talking Points: Marange Diamond Mining Operations Under ...

To help to connect the dots, this report is a summary of key developments related to diamond mining in Marange observed by Zimbabwe Environmental Law Association (ZELA) during the EU delegation of Ambassadors visit to Marange on 20 April 2018. A timeline of key events which discoloured Marange diamonds.

Marange - Mining Atlas

Controversial diamond fields, recently taken over by the Zimbabwe government. Originally explored by De Beers, the Marange diamond field is considered to be one of the greatest diamond discoveries. A number of companies seem to have mining licenses, among which are Sino-Zim, Marange …

Talking Points - Marange Diamond Mining Operations Under ...

To help to connect the dots, this report is a summary of key developments related to diamond mining in Marange observed by Zimbabwe Environmental Law Association (ZELA) during the EU delegation of Ambassadors visit to Marange on 20 April 2018. A timeline of key events which discoloured Marange diamonds.

Zimbabwe's Blood Diamond Killing Fields - YouTube

Jun 21, 2016· "We were told here are the guns, sitting in the truck, do you want to stay? " says Andrew Cranswick, CEO of the mining company who owns the rights to mine diamonds in Marange.

Marange: The Imprisoned Community - YouTube

Oct 18, 2018· Marange: The imprisoned community details violations by state and non-state actors in the Diamond mining area of Marange Communal lands. The Human Rights violations documentary produced by Centre ...

Talking Points: Marange Diamond Mining Operations Under ...

To help to connect the dots, this report is a summary of key developments related to diamond mining in Marange observed by Zimbabwe Environmental Law Association (ZELA) during the EU delegation of Ambassadors visit to Marange on 20 April 2018.

Zimbabwe's Marange Diamond Fields to be redeveloped

Botswana Diamonds has concluded an agreement with Vast Resources for the development of concessions in the Marange Diamond Fields of Zimbabwe. ... Botswana Diamonds will perform due diligence on the area to conclude a joint venture agreement for diamond exploration, mining and marketing. The 15 km² Heritage Concession neighbours Vast Resources ...

Reinstate booted miners – Nehanda Radio

Seven diamond mining firms booted out of the Marange mining fields by government must be reinstated, a parliamentary panel has said. This comes after government in February 2016 ordered seven ...

Alluvial Diamond Mining in Marange - zimbabwesituation.com

Mining operations by these companies namely Anjin, Mbada diamonds, Marange Resources, Diamond Mining Company (DMC), Jinan, Gye Nyame, and Kusena diamonds have remained secretive over the years with government receiving insignificant revenues in spite of being the major shareholder.

The story of Zimbabwe's Marange diamonds: Pollution ...

Dec 12, 2012· Politics has dominated everything happening in Marange since the discovery of diamonds in 2006. Three of the four companies mining diamonds in Marange are joint ventures between some private companies and the Zimbabwe Mining Development Corporation (ZMDC) whilst the fourth, Marange Resources, is wholly owned by the Zimbabwe government through ...

Zimbabwe JV to set sustainable diamond mining benchmark

Botswana Diamonds and its joint venture partner in Zimbabwe, Vast Resources, have entered into an agreement which aims to unlock the diamond value within Zimbabwe's Marange Diamond Fields. In doing so, it will also establish a new benchmark for sustainable and mutually-beneficial mining development in the southern African country, MD James ...

Africa Mining: Marange villagers disperse after diamond ...

A huge number of villagers in Marange, some 210 km east of the capital Harare, had gathered on Monday protesting against the lack of development in the diamond-rich area. The protesters gathered near the Zimbabwe Consolidated Diamond Company (ZCDC) site, where they were later engaged in running battles with the police.

Talking Points: Marange Diamond Mining Under ZCDC - GOXI

To help to connect the dots, this report is a summary of key developments related to diamond mining in Marange observed by Zimbabwe Environmental Law Association (ZELA) during the EU delegation of Ambassadors visit to Marange on 20 April 2018. A timeline of key events which discoloured Marange diamonds.

Reinstate booted miners - Zimbabwe Situation

HARARE – Seven diamond mining firms booted out of the Marange mining fields by government must be reinstated, a parliamentary panel has said. This comes after government in February 2016 ordered seven companies operating in the Marange fields — Anjin, Mbada Diamonds, Marange Resources, Diamond ...

Marange - 566.5 kilometers Diamond Fields Chiadzwa, Zimbabwe

Marange is the name of diamond fields that spread over some 566.5 kilometers in Chiadzwa, Zimbabwe. These diamonds fields were discovered in 2006, at the peak of the political, economic and humanitarian crisis in the country.

Inside Zimbabwe's controversial Marange diamond field - CNN

Mar 15, 2012· After weeks of negotiations with the government, CNN's Marketplace Africa show has been granted access to the controversial Marange diamond fields in eastern Zimbabwe.

Women struggles and large-scale diamond mining in Marange ...

Women struggles and large-scale diamond mining in Marange, Zimbabwe. Author links open ... This article attempts to bridge this gap by presenting an in-depth analysis of how diamond mining in Marange, Mutare District, Zimbabwe, is affecting women residing in adjacent communities. ... Diamond mining activities have far-reaching political ...

Diamond rush in Marange - Mining Zimbabwe

In a 2009 report, Diamonds in the Rough: Human Rights Abuses in the Marange Diamond Fields of Zimbabwe, HRW accused government of abetting illegal mining at the diamond fields. "The government effectively fostered the diamond rush at Marange.

Conflict Diamonds in Zimbabwe | Global Witness | Global ...

With the discovery of diamonds in the Marange region, Zimbabwe became one of the world's leading diamond producers. But instead of using diamond wealth to drive the country's development, there is a very real risk that diamonds sourced from Marange are funding human rights violations.

The Pollution Fallout From Zimbabwe's Blood Diamonds ...

Marange's multi-billion dollar diamond reserves have brought hope to a country suffering from years of economic collapse. According to the Mines and Mining Development Ministry, the diamond mines could generate more than U.S. $4 billion a year in revenues.

Zimbabwe: Rampant Abuses in Marange Diamond Fields | …

(Johannesburg) – Zimbabwe police and private security guards employed by mining companies in the Marange diamond fields are shooting, beating and unleashing attack dogs on poor, local unlicensed ...

Human Rights Abuses in the Marange Diamond Fields of ...

Human Rights Watch believes that the revenue the RBZ derived from diamond mining in Marange, even before it had license to mine and trade in the gems, helped to underwrite the army's abusive ...

Marange Diamond – Vast Resources

Marange Diamond Fields The Marange Diamond Fields are widely regarded as the richest alluvial diamond deposits globally. In August 2018, the Company announced an agreement between Vast and Red Mercury (Pvt) Ltd, a company owned by the Marange-Zimunya Community Share Ownership Trust.

Zimbabwe: Rampant Abuses in Marange Diamond Fields | Human ...

(Johannesburg) – Zimbabwe police and private security guards employed by mining companies in the Marange diamond fields are shooting, beating and unleashing attack dogs on poor, local unlicensed ...

Zimbabwe: Talking Points - Marange Diamond Mining ...

To gain maximum value from diamonds mined in Marange, ZCDC ensures that there is adequate cleaning to remove the oxide skin coating, a process that pushes some diamonds into gems diamond …

Reinstate booted miners - DailyNews Live

HARARE - Seven diamond mining firms booted out of the Marange mining fields by government must be reinstated, a parliamentary panel has said. This comes after government in February 2016 ordered seven companies operating in the Marange fields — Anjin, Mbada Diamonds, Marange Resources, Diamond ...

Abuse, displacement, pollution: the legacy of Zimbabwe's ...

The diamond mining in Marange has been shrouded in secrecy and diamonds worth millions of dollars were shunted out of the area with no benefit to the local people.

Russia's Alrosa back to mining diamonds in Zimbabwe ...

Most of the country's diamond fields are in Marange in eastern Zimbabwe, where production is dominated by the state-owned Zimbabwe Consolidated Diamond Company (ZCD).

FIFTH SESSION – SEVENTH PARLIAMENT

FIFTH SESSION – SEVENTH PARLIAMENT ----- FIRST REPORT OF THE PORTFOLIO COMMITTEE ON MINES AND ENERGY ON ON DIAMOND MINING (with special reference to Marange Diamond Fields) 2009 - 2013 Presented to Parliament June 2013 (S.C.4, 2012)