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TelOne in client service campaign

DIVERSIFIED telecommunications firm, TelOne, has launched a client experience improvement campaign through which it is rallying staff members to deliver top drawer services to clients. The move is aimed at complementing the new network capabilities that have come about as a result of the network modernisation project. TelOne communications and …

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Zisco deal at advanced stage

GOVERNMENT is now fine – tuning the implementation matrix of the $1 billion investment into the Zimbabwe Iron and Steel Company (Zisco), once a top steel firm on the continent. Zisco shut down operations in 2008 but efforts to industrialise the country have seen Government signing a $1 billion deal …

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ZPC needs $43m for Deka project

Golden Sibanda and  Ishemunyoro Chingwere The Zimbabwe Power Company (ZPC) now needs $48 million to finance construction of the Deka Water Pipeline project, which supplies cooling water to Hwange Power Station, after an independent review of the project upgraded the budget from the initial $28 million. ZPC had been working …

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Small-Scale Miners to Elect Leaders

By Ishemunyoro Chingwere The Zimbabwe Miners Federation, an umbrella board representing small- scale miners, has initiated the process to elect new leadership for the organisation beginning with a general council meeting to be held in Gweru next week. The federation’s membership, which now accounts for more than half of the …

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FSG questioned over $69m fertiliser deal

BY VENERANDA LANGA Morland appeared before the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Agriculture chaired by Justice Mayor Wadyajena, where MPs claimed FSG fertilisers were being sold at retail price rates instead of producer rates. Wadyajena asked him to explain how he was chosen to supply the presidential input scheme with fertilisers …

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Chrome ore spurs minerals sales

BY MTHANDAZO NYONI Statistics from MMCZ show that a number of minerals in the first four months to April registered an increase in terms of volume and value. Chrome ore registered 315% growth from 19 202mt to 79 762mt, while chrome concentrates on the other hand increased by 25% to …

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Singapore’s Wilmar Makes Play for Struggling Cottco

Surface Wilmar, the local unit of Singapore giant Wilmar International says it has submitted a proposal to government to acquire 50 percent of the struggling Cotton Company of Zimbabwe (Cottco). Under the proposal, the firm will takeover management of Cottco and inject $100 million to revive its operations. “This is …

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Forex shortage a blot on OK Zim’s revenue

BY FIDELITY MHLANGA In its results for the year ending March 2018, OK said it had increased its revenues, but foreign currency shortages continued to worry the company. “During the period, the operating environment continued to be characterised by inadequate foreign currency reserves necessary to settle international obligations and shortages …

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$3,5m Plant for Splash Paints

By Gibson Nyikadzino Splash Paints and Plastics has invested in a state of art machinery valued at $3,5 million in line with the country’s economic revival strategy, President Mnangagwa has said. Reading the speech on behalf of the President during the commissioning of new machines at Splash Paints and Plastics …

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