The Minerals Marketing Corporation of Zimbabwe (MMCZ) has revealed that it will
offer outlined training programmes for youths and small-scale miners on
precious, semi-precious and chrome in a bid to boost their production capacity
and compliment the country’s target to turn the mining sector into a 12 billion
industry by 2030.
the help of the Young Miners Foundation (YMF), MMCZ revealed that they have
targeted all the provinces in the country and they are ready to assist young
miners with provision of information related to products, markets expert
procedures and regulations and consolidation of mineral products from various
an interview with TellZim news, MMCZ General Manager Tongai Muzenda said the
training is starting in the quarter of the year.
training should start this quarter, we are liaising with Young Miners Foundation
(YMF) on the modalities,” said Muzenda.
said they decided to start this training programme because they want cover the
gap between the youths and, minerals and metals knowledge.
have decided to start this training now because we have realised that the
minerals and metals knowledge gap in our youths and we want to cover it.
also advise young miners to prioritise registering and participating in
international fairs and conferences,” said Muzenda.
has also stated that they will continue purchasing from young miners for onward
resell, provide linkages with possible investors for value addition and