Our Gold Joint Venture Operations


JENA GOLD MINES

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

Jena Mines is a Joint Venture operation between Zimbabwe Mining Development Corporation and Kuvimba Mining (Pvt) Ltd. It is a fully operational mine running underground operations in a a number of shafts.

Project Operational Status

Jena Mines is currently serviced by three main vertical shafts, one main incline shaft, two sub-inclined shafts and one sub-vertical shaft. The main shafts are clustered within a radius of about 2km and the processing plant is 5km away from the closest operating shaft.

Location

Jena Mines is located in the central Midlands Province of Zimbabwe. The area is characterized by low rainfall of approximately 720mm per year. Maximum temperatures of 24 degrees Celsius in summer and a minimum temperature of 14 degrees Celsius in winter are experienced in this locality. Vegetation of thorn scrub and woodlands typical of savannah climate is prevalent in the area which is approximately 80km west of Kwekwe, and situated in the upper Bulawayan greenstone belt area in Silobela. 


ELVINGTON GOLD MINE

Project Description

Elvington Gold Mine trading as Mineral Development (Pvt) Ltd is a Joint Venture between Zimbabwe Mining Development Corporation (ZMDC) and Kuvimba Mining (Pvt) Ltd that is engaged in gold mining. 

Location

Elvington Gold Mine is located in Chegutu, Mashonaland West Province in the Gadzema schist Green Stone belt surrounded mostly by farms and small scale mines. The mine is 106km South of Harare and 10km North of Chegutu along the Chegutu-Chinhoyi highway in the Gadzema area and 2km west of the highway along Black Adder road. 

Project Operational Status

The operation is currently going through recapitalisation so that operations can commence following a lengthy period under care and maintenance. This care and maintenance period followed a shaft collapse in 2003 and the subsequent unstable macro economic environment.


GOLDEN KOPJE MINE

Project Description

Golden Kopje is a Joint Venture operation between Zimbabwe Mining Development Corporation and Kuvimba Mining (Pvt) Ltd. 

Locality 

Golden Kopje Mine is situated 140 km northwest of the capital Harare and about 22 km from Chinhoyi town along Zumbara road. The mine started underground operations in 1983 and ceased meaningful activities in 2002. The mine has 45 claims but only 2 have been worked on and the 45 claims are sitting on the rich Eldorado Reef.

Project Operational Status 

This is a non operational project that needs investment (both financial and technical) to move into production. The plan at hand is to treat dumps for the next three months while further exploration takes place and also dewatering of existing shafts. Dewatering will allow for refurbishment of shafts and ventilation equipment .Commissioning underground production will then follow as the last phase.


SABI GOLD MINE

Project Description

Sabi Gold mine is a Joint Venture operation between Kimberworth Investments and Chandiwana Mines to form Anmack Mining. 

Location

The mine is located 13km south east of Zvishavane town and consists of an elongated mining lease 3390 hectares and eight blocks of gold (80Ha), with several shearzones trending N-S; NNE-SSW and E-W. 

Project Operational Status

This is a fully operational underground mining operation. It has historically been exploited to a negligible extent. 

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