- July 3, 2019
- Posted in LOCAL
China Aihua Jianye P/L a Chinese firm that is going to operate (Quarry extraction) in Domboshava has vowed that they were going to work differently from what other Chinese firms are allegedly doing.
By Rudairo Mapuranga
Chinese firms, especially in the Mining sector, have been lambasted over their alleged ill-treating their employees, extremely poor salaries, not providing protective clothing, not respecting environmental laws and externalising funds amongst others.
However, speaking to Mining Zimbabwe China Aihua Jianye Director Mr Liu Wei said that once the company began its operations, they will engage its employees in order to reach a mutual agreement with them.
“We will do our business respecting the laws of Zimbabwe and we are willing to negotiate with our workers in order to operate in a friendly environment,” said Mr Wei.
Mr Wei also said that his company will prioritise the safety of its workers and as such the company will provide its workers with all required technical know-how of operating mining machines, provide them with safety clothing and decent accommodation.
“We will send our workers on courses to equip them in the operation of mining machinery and of course healthy and safety is our main priority,” he said.
The China Aihua Jianye boss also said his company will is going to develop the area where it is located and has assured the community that their operations will not be noisy and dusty as the company has acquired the latest machinery from China that is noise free and penetrates in the ground smoothly.
“We are going to assist locals in building better roads, schools and social areas, above all, we are going to employ people of that community. Our equipment is modern equipment from China and will make the lowest noise and dust” he said.
The company also said that they will invest in more projects such as brick making and other building materials which will assist the Domboshava community.