the great dyke is a linear geological feature that trends nearly north-south through the centre of zimbabwe passing just to the west of the capital, harare. it consists of a band of short, narrow ridges and hills spanning for approximately 550 kilometres 340 mi .
history of zimbabwe oxford university press, 2014 raftopoulos, brian & alois mlambo, eds. becoming zimbabwe. a history from the pre-colonial period to 2008 weaver press, 2009 . isbn 978-1779220837; scarnecchia, timothy. the urban roots of democracy and political violence in zimbabwe: harare and highfield, 1940-1964 rochester university .
the marange diamond fields are an area of widespread small-scale diamond production in chiadzwa, mutare district, zimbabwe. 'although estimates of the reserves contained in this area vary wildly, some have suggested that it could be home to one of the world's richest diamond deposits'.
zimbabwe was formerly known as southern rhodesia 1898 , rhodesia 1965 , and zimbabwe rhodesia 1979 . the first recorded use of 'zimbabwe' as a term of national reference dates from 1960 as a coinage by the black nationalist michael mawema, whose zimbabwe national party became the first to officially use the name in 1961.
the mimosa mine is a large underground mine located in the southern part of zimbabwe in the midlands province.mimosa represents one of the largest platinum reserves in southern africa having estimated reserves of 7.9 million oz of platinum. the mine produces around 120,000 oz of platinum/year.
the rudd concession, a written concession for exclusive mining rights in matabeleland, mashonaland and other adjoining territories in what is today zimbabwe, was granted by king lobengula of matabeleland to charles rudd, james rochfort maguire and francis thompson, three agents acting on behalf of the south african-based politician and businessman cecil rhodes, on 30 october 1888.
the mining industry of zimbabwe is administered by the ministry of mines and mining development, the department of geological survey, the department of metallurgy, and the mining promotion and development department. the country's main commodities include metallurgical-grade chromite, as well as asbestos, coal, copper, gold, nickel, and iron ore.. early development of the country was spurred .
the main activities of the area are citrus farming, mining - the city's name is derived from 'metal' - and forestry. two of the largest food producers in zimbabwe, cairns foods and tanganda tea, operate in mutare. mining includes gold at redwing mine, penhalonga and some smaller mines, diamonds in marange and gravel quarries around the city .
air transport in zambia. zambia has an 'open skies' policy since the state-owned national carrier failed. before its demise, zambian airways was the only zambia-based scheduled carrier. as of november 2009, there are only a number of air charter companies serving the tourism and mining industries and government and aid sectors, and some of .
bindura nickel corporation bnc zse: bind is a mining company based in zimbabwe's mashonaland central. bindura operates mines and a smelter complex in the area of bindura, zimbabwe. bnc is operated and majority-owned mwana africa plc, an african multinational mining company based in johannesburg.
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mining. francistown is located on botswana's main air and road transport routes; mining and agriculture are important. principal mining companies include tati nickel, owned by norilsk nickel, which has operations at the selkirk mine and phoenix mine, producing principally cobalt, copper and nickel.
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great zimbabwe is a ruined city in the south-eastern hills of zimbabwe near lake mutirikwe and the town of masvingo.it was the capital of the kingdom of zimbabwe during the country's late iron age.construction on the city began in the 11th century and continued until it was abandoned in the 15th century.
the mwanesi mine is a large iron mine located in central zimbabwe in the midlands province.mwanesi represents one of the largest iron ore reserves in zimbabwe and in the world having estimated reserves of 30 billion tonnes of ore grading 43% iron metal.. references