A report by the Minerals Marketing Corporation of Zim-babwe (MMCZ) raised serious concerns about the government’s reluctance to recapitalise the state-run parastatal, warning economic turnaround could be elusive without a well functioning NRZ.The MMCZ report dated February 3 2009 and was presented before Parliament last week said planned mineral exports through the NRZ’s network stagnated at 498 636 from an earlier projection of 1,155 760 metric tonnes (mt).A total of 935 543 mt valued at US$947 million were sold in 2007 with high carbon ferrochrome and platinum group metals contributing over 50 percent of the export revenue.Official statistics indicated that based on demand for the NRZ’s services in 2005, the rail operator required 108 mainline locomotives, the DE10s, compared to…