About Us

Zimbabwe Mining Development Corporation (ZMDC) was established by an Act of Parliament No. 31 of 1982. 

Vision

To create a vibrant and versatile mining power house necessary to transform Zimbabwe’s mineral wealth to the world class standards.

Mission

To engage in prospecting, exploration, mining and mineral beneficiation in a sustainable and viable manner for the benefit of the stakeholders.

Values

Value

Definition

Integrity

We shall not compromise on honesty and integrity at all times and we will uphold professionalism, trust, honesty, transparency, responsibility and ensuring safety, security and environmental care.

Teamwork & Cooperation

Pulling together to ensure common success. We believe each one of us has something to contribute and therefore will allow individuals to be innovative.

Commitment

Dedication, putting the interests of ZMDC first.

Continuous Improvement

Continuous, effective, competitive and innovative improvement of our operations, keeping abreast with technological improvements, benchmarking and best practices.

Results Oriented

Productive, meeting targets, passion, ambitious entrepreneurial, self-driven, initiative, efficient and effectiveness.

Corporate Social Investment

Invest in the communities where we operate.

What We Do

Gold Mining

Sabi Gold Mine in Zvishavane, Jena Gold Mines in Silobela and Elvington Gold Mine in Chegutu have a significant contribution to Zimbabwe’s gold production as well as increasing foreign exchange earnings for the country.

Platinum

The Corporation holds approximately 26 000 hectares of platinum claims in the Hartley and Shurugwi su-chambers of the Great Dyke. The Corporation entered into joint venture agreements with international companies for exploration and resource estimations.

Graphite

ZMDC holds a Joint Venture with Graphitwerk Kropffmuhs to form Zimbabwe German Graphite Mine (ZGGM) (Pvt) Ltd which mines graphite in Karoi.

Emerald

Zimbabwe’s Sandawana mines have been an important producer of emeralds for 40 years. Consistent production has been established and in addition to the small sizes Sandawana emeralds is known for greater numbers of polished stones that have been produced.

ZMDC Joint Ventures and Subsidiaries

Company

Mineral

Joint Ventures

Todal Mining (Pvt) Ltd

Platinum

Shin Zim Platinum (Pvt) Ltd

Platinum

Ruschrome (Pvt) Ltd

Platinum

Global Platinum Resources (Pvt) Ltd

Platinum

Afri –Sino Mining Resources (Pvt) Ltd

Uranium

Zimbabwe German Graphite Mine (Pvt) Ltd T/A Lynx Mine

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Company

Mineral

Subsidiaries

Kimberworth Investments (Pvt) Ltd T/A Sabi Gold

Gold

Jena Mines (Pvt) Ltd

Gold

Mineral Development (Pvt) Ltd T/A Elvington Mines

Gold

Sandawana Mines (Pvt) Ltd

Emerald

Kamativi Tin Mines Ltd

Tin

Mhangura Copper Mines Ltd

Copper

SMM Holdings (Pvt) Ltd

Asbestos

Sanyati Copper Mines Ltd

Copper

Lomagundi, Smelting and Mining (Pvt) Ltd

Copper