The government says it will be watching closely latest developments of reviving Shabanie Mine, and that the welfare of workers will be prioritised

The mine’s revival efforts are already at an advanced stage 

Giving feedback to the media after meeting the Shabanie Mine management, Midlands Minister of State for Provincial Affairs, Cde Owen Ncube said worker’s needs are important.

The minister said commitments have been made by the mine management that in the revival phase, former workers will be re-engaged. 

At its peak, Shabanie Mine employed thousands of people and they were left jobless when the mine ceased operations.