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Nicky Oppenheimer blocks mineral exploration by a SA company at their cattle ranch in Zimbabwe

Pearline Miner Exploration conducted an aerial survey of the property looking for gold, silver, copper, antimony, lead, cobalt, manganese, zinc, nickel, chrome, graphite, and lithium that is believed to be in the 65 000-hectare Oppenheimer farm in Zimbabwe. The plane was seen by workers hovering above the sky.

Oppenheimer turned to the Zimbabwean courts to block the exploration sighting many reasons like the farm had 400 employees who run an operation that exports beef to the United Kingdom. It got about 8 000 cattle. The other concern is the farm got a school for about 150 children of the employees on the farm. The morning activities will also harm the environment and desturb the natural habitat of the wildlife.

Therefore the court ruled on Oppenheimer favour blocking the exploration. Billionaire Nicky Oppenheimer, South Africa’s second-richest man. Though Pearline was granted a license to prospect for minerals in an area that includes parts of the ranch,

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