Mines and Mining Development


To promote sustainable exploration, mining, processing, marketing and management of mineral resources for the benefit of all Zimbabweans.


  • Formulate mining development policies
  • Monitor and evaluate the implementation of mining policies
  • Maintain an up to date data base of Exploration and Mining Titles in Zimbabwe
  • Design mechanisms geared at effective accounting for the country’s mineral resources
  • Administer and review mining laws
  • Attract investment in the mining industry
  • Promote Beneficiation and Value Addition of mineral resources
  • Explore, develop and beneficiate coal bed methane
  • Promote and develop small-scale mining
  • Facilitate the indigenisation of the mining sector
  • Supervise and coordinate mining Parastatals and State Enterprises