President Mnangagwa to commission Spodumene and Petalite processing plant at Bikita Minerals
Bongani Ndlovu, Online Writer
PRESIDENT Mnangagwa will today preside over the Sinomine Resource Group Co. Ltd Bikita Minerals Spodumene and Petalite processing plant commissioning ceremony at Bikita Minerals in Masvingo.
In June 2022, President Mnangagwa presided over the ground-breaking ceremony of Bikita Minerals Spodumene Project, which is being commissioned today. Spodumene is considered the most important lithium ore mineral.
Sino Mine invested over US$300 million into the Spodumene project. Spodumene, as an important source of lithium, is used in the manufacturing of mobile phones, laptops, digital cameras, making of automotive batteries and in the ceramics industry.