Bikita Minerals (Private) Limited is a mining and processing enterprise, acquired by Sinomine Resource Group Co., Ltd. (Hereinafter refers as “Sinomine”) at the beginning of 2022. It is situated in Bikita West Constituency of Masvingo province in Zimbabwe. Bikita Minerals is the World’s foremost supplier of the lithium mineral Petalite, which is also African sole lithium mine producing in industry scale.
Bikita Minerals has a Mining Lease of 1,528 Ha(15.3 km²) with estimated 29.41 million tons of lithium ore resources. For over 50 years, the mining and extraction of lithium minerals has been at the center of Bikita Minerals’ activities. The existing processing plant has a production capacity of 700,000tons annually. Sinomine plant to renovate the plant to 1.2Mpta by the end of 2022. It is also building a new spodumene processing plant with 2Mpta capacity by the end of June 2023.