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Marange diamond mines pollute rivers, Zimbabwe

2014-4-8  It is hard to have a clear picture of the volume of diamonds mined at Marange. Both the KP civil society representatives and the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Mines were denied mine level data on statistics during separate visits early 2012. However government later revealed that projection of diamond output for 2014 was 14.5 million carats

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

2012-12-12  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 ZMDC. The companies were

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Marange - 566.5 kilometers Diamond Fields Chiadzwa,

Marange. 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. The production of diamonds in Marange is controversial due to the illegal mining and the frequent government ...

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MARANGE DIAMOND MINING INDUSTRY

2020-8-11  MARANGE DIAMOND MINING INDUSTRY Socio-political environment and its role on psychological well-being and organisational citizenship of diamond miners in Marange, Zimbabwe POLITE MASVAURE Supervisor Professor Johanna H. Buitendach A doctoral thesis submitted to the School of Applied Human Sciences in fulfilment of the requirements for the degree

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The Long, Troubling Tale of Marange Diamonds – JCK

2019-7-19  The current confusion over just who is mining in Marange is the latest chapter in that region’s long, troubled diamond history. Diamond mining has occurred there for the last decade, yet it’s still dealing with the same issues that have plagued it since gems were first discovered there: violence and a lack of transparency, says CNRG executive director Farai Maguwu.

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Chinese investments, Marange diamonds and

2021-5-9  This was the onset of the militarisation of the Marange diamond mining operations and has a bearing on the labour relations that evolved. Our field research showed that Chinese investor’s labour process, unlike other mining investors, is based

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Zimbabwe nationalises Marange diamond ... -

2016-2-23  The Zimbabwean government has taken control of the Marange diamond fields, ordering nine companies to cease all mining activities. Last year the Zimbabwean government announced it

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Women struggles and large-scale diamond mining in

2015-12-1  Diamonds are mined in the Marange area which falls under Mutare District, about 90 km from Mutare City. The other three districts which are being affected by these mining operations are Buhera, Chipinge and Chimanimani.

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Talking Points: Marange Diamond Mining Operations

2018-5-15  Right from the beginning, the sunny side of Marange’s rich alluvial diamonds was obscured for many Zimbabweans. More so, to communities impacted by diamond mining activities, who have been subjected to counting the costs of mining and hardly counting any benefits.

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Marange - 566.5 kilometers Diamond Fields Chiadzwa,

Marange. 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. The production of diamonds in Marange is controversial due to the illegal mining and the frequent government ...

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Marange diamond mines pollute rivers, Zimbabwe

2014-4-8  Diamond Mining Corporation from United Arab Emirates Mbada Diamonds from Zimbabwe Marange Resources from Zimbabwe: Relevant government actors: Ministry of Mines and Mining Development, Zimbabwe Mining Development Corporation, Minerals Marketing Corporation of Zimbabwe, Environmental Management Agency, Zimbabwe National Water Authority

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THE MARANGE DIAMOND FIELDS OF ZIMBABWE: AN

2011-11-15  From the early 1990s, South African diamond mining conglomerate De Beers started prospecting in the Marange area, about 100km south west of Mutare. Geologists interviewed by Human Rights Watch (HRW), in its report, “Diamonds in the Rough” (June 2009),estimated the diamond fields to be spread over a 26 -square-kilometre area.

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Talking Points: Marange Diamond Mining Operations

2018-5-15  Right from the beginning, the sunny side of Marange’s rich alluvial diamonds was obscured for many Zimbabweans. More so, to communities impacted by diamond mining activities, who have been subjected to counting the costs of mining and hardly counting any benefits.

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Anjin Investments, Marange Resources Diamond

2012-9-9  Anjin Investments, Marange Resources and Diamond Mining Corporation are mining companies involved in diamond exploration and mining in the Marange communal lands. The companies have been accused of discharging untreated waste material into the Odzi, Singwizi and Save rivers. These discharges have heavily polluted the rivers, causing them to ...

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Anjin resumes diamond mining in Marange?

2019-3-27  Anjin was evicted from Marange in February 2016 after the government of then President Robert Mugabe accused miners of looting diamonds. The new administration in Harare selected Anjin and Russia’s Alrosa last January as the two foreign companies to partner the state-owned Zimbabwe Consolidated Diamond Company (ZCDC) in exploring and mining ...

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Zimbabwe nationalises Marange diamond ... -

2016-2-23  The Zimbabwean government has taken control of the Marange diamond fields, ordering nine companies to cease all mining activities. Last year the Zimbabwean government announced it

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Chinese investments, Marange diamonds and

2021-5-9  This was the onset of the militarisation of the Marange diamond mining operations and has a bearing on the labour relations that evolved. Our field research showed that Chinese investor’s labour process, unlike other mining investors, is based

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Inside Zimbabwe's controversial Marange diamond

2012-3-15  The human rights organization Global Witness called the decision "shocking". Watch the full story of the Marketplace Africa’s team inside Marange diamond fields at Friday March 16 1945, Saturday ...

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Villagers in Zimbabwe Marange Diamond Fields in

2018-4-26  Groups of miners in the diamond fields in Marange in 2006. When the scramble peaked in October 2008, more than 35,000 people, including children and women, were either mining or buying diamonds in ...

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Women struggles and large-scale diamond mining in

2015-12-1  The arrival of large-scale diamond mining activities brought hope and enthusiasm to many women within and around Marange, Mutare District, Zimbabwe. Ordinary Zimbabweans believed that diamond mining would transform the lives of the region’s inhabitants. However, such anticipated transformation turned into rage and despair, and presented ...

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Alluvial Diamond Mining in Marange - Zimbabwe

2015-5-11  via Alluvial Diamond Mining in Marange, Country Reports, Publications, KONRAD-ADENAUER-STIFTUNG (FOUNDATION) ZIMBABWE, Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung 4 May 2015. Mergers in Zimbabwe’s diamond sector set to evade human rights due diligence — Background: Diamond mining in Zimbabwe had been operating at a minimum level before the commencement of large scale alluvial diamond mining in Marange

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Diamond mining in Zimbabwe: A story of the people

2017-12-18  And diamond mining in Zimbabwe is no exception. In 2001 diamonds were first discovered in the Marange area in Eastern Zimbabwe. Since then these diamond field has been beset by conflict, bloodshed, forced labor and government crackdowns. According to one industry expert the Marange diamond area is the richest diamond

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Marange Diamond Land and Human Rights abuses,

2014-4-8  Marange Diamond Land and Human Rights abuses, Zimbabwe. Description: Marange diamond fields were known to the public in 2006, triggering a diamond rush which lasted for 3 to 4 years. At the height of artisanal mining in 2008 an estimated 40 000 artisanal miners and diggers were now living in the diamond fields.

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Anjin Investments, Marange Resources Diamond

2012-9-9  Anjin Investments, Marange Resources and Diamond Mining Corporation are mining companies involved in diamond exploration and mining in the Marange communal lands. The companies have been accused of discharging untreated waste material into the Odzi, Singwizi and Save rivers. These discharges have heavily polluted the rivers, causing them to ...

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What is the value of Marange diamonds?

2012-4-2  Centre for Research and Development director Farai Maguwu told RoughPolished that independent assessments that put the value of the Marange deposit at $800 billion were realistic. He said Zimbabwe may be sitting on over 25 percent of the known diamond deposits in the world. “ [The] assessments were realistic based on current mining ...

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Dripping with blood: the Marange diamond fields ...

2014-7-23  The arrival of large-scale commercial diamond mining in Marange in 2009 saw the government declare Marange a protected area under the country’s Protected Places and Areas Act.

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Unsustainable diamond mining perpetuating conflicts

2019-8-21  On Sunday 18 August 2019, 6 unemployed youngsters from Chareka (2), Gamunorwa (1) villages under Chief Marange and (2) from communities surrounding Marange of 35 and miles broke into Portal A under Zimbabwe Consolidated Diamond Company (ZCDC) around 4am with the intention of mining diamonds.

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Marange Diamonds and Zimbabwe's Political Transition

2018-11-9  visiting families affected by diamond-mining activities in Marange in June 2011 (Newsday, 3 July 2011). Clearance to enter Marange was to be obtained from the HomeAffairsMinistry,whichissharedby MDCT and ZANU-PF, though executive power lies with the ZANU-PF minister. While the legislature and the Prime Minister were denied access to Marange,

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Mugabes’ diamond, ivory deals exposed - The

2021-2-2  Our area of interest is Marange Diamond area.” Confidence Mining’s involvement in the Marange gems and the Gemgrade Mining Company exposes Mugabe’s hypocrisy as he accused foreign and local companies of looting Chiadzwa diamonds.

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The Impacts Of Chiyadzwa - Marange Diamond

ABSTRACT. Chiyadzwa under Marange tribal trust land which is located between Save and Odzi South of Mutare city is rich in diamonds. There are 5 diamond mines which are currently operating in Chiyadzwa whose mining activities have brought a myriad of environmental problems .

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Anjin Investments, Marange Resources Diamond

2012-9-9  Anjin Investments, Marange Resources and Diamond Mining Corporation are mining companies involved in diamond exploration and mining in the Marange communal lands. The companies have been accused of discharging untreated waste material into the Odzi, Singwizi and Save rivers. These discharges have heavily polluted the rivers, causing them to ...

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Diamond mining in Zimbabwe: A story of the people

2017-12-18  And diamond mining in Zimbabwe is no exception. In 2001 diamonds were first discovered in the Marange area in Eastern Zimbabwe. Since then these diamond field has been beset by conflict, bloodshed, forced labor and government crackdowns. According to one industry expert the Marange diamond area is the richest diamond

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Zimbabwe nationalises Marange diamond ... -

2016-2-23  The Zimbabwean government has taken control of the Marange diamond fields, ordering nine companies to cease all mining activities. Last year the Zimbabwean government announced it

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Marange diamonds mining lacked accountability

2020-2-7  During the height of alluvial rough diamond mining in Marange, authorities in the old dispensation are on record that Zimbabwe was producing over 25 percent of the world diamond production, while former and late President Mugabe revealed the country could have lost over US$15 billion through some shade deals.

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Talking Points - Marange Diamond Mining Operations

2018-5-16  Kimberlite pipes have not been discovered in Marange, but conglomerate diamond mining is quite promising. All this is a stark warning, without discounting efforts to search for the missing $15 billion in Marange, Parliament and the public must not drop the ball on transparency and accountability issues concerning ongoing operations in Marange.

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Zimbabwe: Govt Controlled Diamond Mining in

2020-1-28  Zimbabwe: Govt Controlled Diamond Mining in Marange Masking Resource Leakages and Human Rights Abuse. 28 January 2020. Kubatana.net (Harare) document.

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Inside Zimbabwe's controversial Marange diamond

2012-3-15  Inside Marange diamond mines – Three plants of Marange Resources produce a minimum of 200,000 carats every month, according to its mining manager. CNN confronted Zimbabwean director of Anjin ...

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Human Rights Abuses in the Marange Diamond Fields

2009-6-26  Groups of miners in the diamond fields in Marange in 2006. When the scramble peaked in October 2008, more than 35,000 people, including children and women, were either mining or buying diamonds in ...

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Mugabes’ diamond, ivory deals exposed - The

2021-1-29  Confidence Mining’s involvement in the Marange gems and the Gemgrade Mining Company exposes Mugabe’s hypocrisy, as he accused foreign and local companies of looting Chiadzwa diamonds. The former president later made unsubstantiated allegations that Zimbabwe lost US$15 billion in illicit diamond

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