The art of precision mining. Precision

Discovering industry possibilitiesPossibilities

Sustainability is the solutionAutomation

The art of precision, production & sustainabilityPrecision

Discovering industry possibilitiesPossibilities

Advocacy

Advocacy

We are a national network which provides tools to communicate with legislators at all levels of government to shape and influence public policies governing the mining industry.

Advocacy

Investment, market place & sustainability

Investment, market place & sustainability

Proving solutions that offer the ideal results to ensure the further development of the mining industry for all parties involved

Investment, market place & sustainability

Machinery & Production

Machinery & Production

partnering with genuine brands and service providers that build on current, new and future investments with high return on investments.

Machinery & Production

Land, production & partnerships

Land, production & partnerships

giving the "best-of-both-worlds", by ensuring the legal framework is solid for the continued production and produce from the land to all parties involved

Land, production & partnerships

ASM Growth & Development

Zimbabwe Miners Federation (ZMF)ZMF

The Zimbabwe Miners Federation (ZMF) is a government initiative to effect sustainable growth and meaningful transformation of the artisanal and small-scale mining industry. It is Zimbabwe largest mining body with over 1.5 million members, that contribute an annual average of 60% of the total gold deliveries to Fidelity Printers and Refiners (FPR) the country's sole gold buyer.
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An artisinal miner lifts a bucket of ore collected from a pit at a small-scale gold mine in Umguza, Zimbabwe, on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018. On January 1, the London Bullion Market Association will introduce a new version of guidelines for the Responsible Gold Guidance program that embrace whats called environmental, social and governance standards. Photographer: Cynthia R Matonhodze/Bloomberg via Getty Images
An artisanal miner loads crushed ore into a machine for processing at a small-scale gold mine in Umguza, Zimbabwe, on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018. On January 1, the London Bullion Market Association will introduce a new version of guidelines for the Responsible Gold Guidance program that embrace whats called environmental, social and governance standards. Photographer: Cynthia R Matonhodze/Bloomberg via Getty Images
Prisca Muchokore, manager of DT Mining Syndicates, places small balls of mined gold onto a scale to weigh and calculate payment for the artisanal miners at a small-scale gold mine in Umguza, Zimbabwe, on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018. On January 1, the London Bullion Market Association will introduce a new version of guidelines for the Responsible Gold Guidance program that embrace whats called environmental, social and governance standards. Photographer: Cynthia R Matonhodze/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Our Core Business

Effect sustainable growth and transformation of the Artisanal and Small-scale Mining (ASM) industry

Machinery

ZMF partners tried and tested mining equipment, manufacturing suppliers with affordable rates

Membership

We are Zimbabwe's largest miners body with over 1.5 million members.

Safety

We strive for our members to produce an effective work environment with low safety risk failures.
Potential of Artisanal Small-scale miners
Realising Potential and Significance of ASM
The Zimbabwe Miners Federation (ZMF) realises the significance and potential of the Artisanal and Small-scale Mining (ASM) sector in the mainstream economy, contributing 60% to export receipts with the Artisanal and Small-scale Miners (ASM) being the leading players in the crucial sector. The development and sustaining of the industry sector is a need.
Advocacy
Advocacy
Being the pillar of policy mechanisation for its members, the Federation raises the profile of the industry concerns in order to improve and develop Zimbabwe’s mining sector.
Education & Awareness
Education & Awareness
Through education programming, the Zimbabwe Miners Federation helps Zimbabweans, foreign investors and other interested parties to understand the contribution, value and sustainability (including safety) of the industry.
Collaboration & Partnership
Collaboration & Partnership
The Federation collaborates with all stakeholders both local and international to share best practices and work towards improvement. We have run the race before you and partnered with various reputable stakeholders to make your mining endeavours easier than before.
Membership Benefits
Membership Benefits
Zimbabwe Miners Federation in conjunction with Bluedrum endeavour to assist the artisanal, small and large-scale mining sectors. Bluedrum is a special purpose vehicle that aims to be a catalyst for developing a sustainable mining environment in Zimbabwe. As a ZMF member, you are expected to be assisted in the following manner upon meeting certain set standards:
Land Open for Prospecting
Land Open for Prospecting
They provide information on authentic, verified and well researched mines on sale.
Mining Consumables
Mining Consumables
Reliable and consistent access to reasonably priced mining consumables such as explosives, mining related chemicals and many other through our partners. ZMF will sell consumables at special discounted prices to its members. As Zimbabwe Miners Federation, we strive to have most of the mining requirements such as mining equipment and other consumables so that our registered members wont waste much of their production time searching for requirements.
Blasters & Mine Managers
Blasters & Mine Managers
As you venture into mining a licenced and professional blaster or mine manager is an essential requirement. We are fully equipped with a reliable database which you are entitled full access to as a member
Market Place
Market Place
We are there to educate you on value addition. We intend to guide the industry on most favourable prices setting as well as access to final legitimate buyers.
Legal Protection
Legal Protection
Zimbabwe Miners Federation has noted with concern, the number of legal battles faced by our members, so have seen it fit to provide legal services for both miners and investors. We have high esteemed lawyers to represent you in the event of a dispute, drafting of contracts or any legal need you might encounter.
ZMF Membership

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for sustainability

At Zimbabwe Miners Federation (ZMF) we endeavour to assist the artisanal, small-scale mining sectors acting as a catalyst for developing a sustainable mining environment in Zimbabwe.
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