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Small scale miners yearn for ferrochrome smelters | The ...

Depressed chrome prices on the world market coupled with the Western imposed illegal sanctions on Zimbabwe have seen the country's biggest chrome smelting companies like Zimbabwe Alloys (Zim ...

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Chinese group to spend $20m in Zim chrome smelter push

Chinese chrome processor Afro-Chine Smelting says it is to spend more than $20-million on acquiring and building six chrome smelters in Zimbabwe, two of which will be commissioned in the country's ...

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New smelting plant at Unki Mine | The Sunday News

Munyaradzi Musiiwa Midlands Correspondent UNKI Mine, the local unit of world leading platinum producer Anglo-American Platinum has shelved plans to refurbish Zimbabwe Alloys' ferrochrome smelting plant and convert it into a platinum refinery after shareholders opted for the construction of a new refinery at its mining site in Shurugwi.

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Zimasco scales down ops | The Zimbabwe Daily

Tinashe Makichi Business Reporter Zimbabwe'S largest ferrochrome producer, Zimasco has scaled down its ferrochrome smelting operations to 40 percent capacity due to the prevailing low market prices for ferrochrome on the global market.. The ferrochrome giant last year said it has increased its production from 40 percent to 97,5 percent owing to an improvement in the operating environment.

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President witnesses new chrome smelting technology | The ...

Exothermic is a unique and new technology of smelting chrome concentrate into ultra-low carbon ferrochrome in less than 60 seconds which does not require electricity. ... President Mugabe said the ...

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Zimbabwe: Chinese Consortium Buys Into Chrome Mining ...

With ferrochrome prices on the rise a Chinese consortium is set to construct a multi-billion-dollar high-carbon ferrochrome smelting plant in Selous, about 80km west of Harare, to become one of ...

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Zimbabwe: Zim, China Seal $1bn Power Deal - Investment to ...

May 15, 2018 · Zimbabwe: Zim, China Seal $1bn Power Deal - Investment to Create 25 000 Jobs - New Ferrochrome Smelters to Be Set Up

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Govt sets target for ferrochrome output | The Zimbabwe Daily

In an earlier interview with our sister paper, The Sunday Mail Business, ahead of the International Chrome Development Association (ICDA) conference which was held in Victoria Falls last month, Minister Chitando also noted that with smelting capacity being installed, Zimbabwe could see a much needed decline in chrome concentrate and lumpy export.

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ZIMBABWE ALLOYS FERRO CHROMIUM PRODUCTION: .

being of a community in which Zimbabwe Alloys operates. 1 INTRODUCTION Mining and production activities commenced at Zimbabwe Alloys in 1953. This plant was the first ferrochrome plant in the continent. Operating costs for both mining and smelting processes were contained for most of the years Zimbabwe Alloys existed.

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Sinosteel to increase ferrochrome output in Zimbabwe ...

Jul 29, 2011 · Zimbabwe's three major smelters have a combined capacity to process 1.5Mt of chrome ore. The country produced 500,000t of chrome ore in 2010, according to Chamber of Mines figures. Zimbabwe, which has 12% of the world chromite reserves, has seen its ferrochrome output dip from 5% of global production in 2000 to its current level of 1.2%.

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Minerals Marketing Corporation of Zimbabwe | Chrome ...

Zimbabwe has all the minerals required for the production of stainless steel. The challenge therefore is for industry to collaborate with institutions of higher learning to develop low cost and more efficient technologies for smelting chrome. It is also imperative that efficient technologies for stainless steel production be developed locally.

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Kwekwe - Wikipedia

Kwekwe and neighbouring Redcliff are the headquarters of Zimbabwe Iron and Steel Company, the country's largest steelworks. It also hosts the Zimbabwe Iron and Smelting Company (ZIMASCO), the largest ferrochrome producer, and one of the biggest power generating plants, ZESA-Munyati, in Munyati, a suburb of Kwekwe. Kwekwe is Zimbabwe's richest ...

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Kwekwe - Wikipedia

Kwekwe and neighbouring Redcliff are the headquarters of Zimbabwe Iron and Steel Company, the country's largest steelworks. It also hosts the Zimbabwe Iron and Smelting Company (ZIMASCO), the largest ferrochrome producer, and one of the biggest power generating plants, ZESA-Munyati, in Munyati, a suburb of Kwekwe. Kwekwe is Zimbabwe's richest ...

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Ferrochromium Smelting In Zimbabwe - saimm

Low Carbon Ferrochrome Ferrochrome Smelting in Zimbabwe ZIMASCO and Zimbabwe Alloys represent more than 90% of Zimbabwe's FeCr smelting capacity [490K tonnes of FeCr product - approximately 6% of 2008 world production], Chromium is used principally as an alloying element in cast irons and steels. 3

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High power tariffs adversely impacting ferrochrome ...

LOCAL ferrochrome producers have urged government to intervene as the high energy prices are adversely impacting their operations. Zimbabwe Mining and Alloy Smelting .

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Production - Zimbabwe - PMM - Johnson Matthey

Mining at Mimosa has a long history: the deposit was exploited briefly in the 1920s, and trial mining was undertaken by Union Carbide Zimbabwe between 1966 and 1975. Zimasco (a ferrochrome mining and smelting company) took over Mimosa in 1992.

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Zimasco to invest US$80 million in expansion projects ...

Zimasco will invest an estimated US$80 million in new furnace smelting capacity in the medium-term as part of the mining giant's expansion plans, a company official has said. By Chris Muronzi Company spokesperson Clara Sadomba told businessdigest in the capital this week that Zimasco, which has an operational capacity of 180 000 metric tonnes per annum, [.]

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Zimasco to invest US$80 million in expansion projects ...

Zimasco will invest an estimated US$80 million in new furnace smelting capacity in the medium-term as part of the mining giant's expansion plans, a company official has said. By Chris Muronzi Company spokesperson Clara Sadomba told businessdigest in the capital this week that Zimasco, which has an operational capacity of 180 000 metric tonnes per annum, [.]

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ZIMBABWE ALLOYS FERRO CHROMIUM PRODUCTION: .

being of a community in which Zimbabwe Alloys operates. 1 INTRODUCTION Mining and production activities commenced at Zimbabwe Alloys in 1953. This plant was the first ferrochrome plant in the continent. Operating costs for both mining and smelting processes were contained for most of the years Zimbabwe Alloys existed.

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Ferrochrome, also known as charge chrome, is an essential ingredient in producing stainless and specialty steels. Ferrochrome increases mechanical properties and corrosion resistance. Our Solutions. Mining Ore Beneficiating Chrome Recovery DMS Pelletising and Sintering Smelting. Search.

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Govt redistributes chrome claims | The ManicaPost

For Zimbabwe, this has prompted optimistic forecasts on both the production side and on viability. First quarter 2017 ferrochrome contract prices have been agreed at 50 per cent higher than in the fourth quarter of 2016, reports South Africa's Merafe Resources, the world's biggest ferrochrome producer.

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