Australian explorer Prospect Resources has returned lithium carbonate of 99.8 per cent purity from its Arcadia lithium project in Zimbabwe.
The Zimbabwean Government will face legal action over the forced acquisition of diamond mines in the Marange region.
The Zimbabwean government has taken control of the Marange diamond fields, ordering nine companies to cease all mining activities.
Zimbabwe has announced it will merge all diamond mines into a single company, predominately owned by the Zimbabwean Governmen
Zimbabwe has asked Australia to aid it in exploiting its mineral deposits while at the same time it cracks down on foreign operations in the country.
The growing global threat of resource nationalism has been rated as the number one fear for miners in a new Ernest & Young report.
Zimbabwe has announced that it will not issue any new mining licences to foreign miners.
An Australian has been arrested in Zimbabwe for ‘illegally owning a company’.