ZIMBABWE’S largest platinum producer, Zimplats, has agreed to release 23 903 hectares of land to government within its mining lease after a two-year wrangle, it has emerged. In an update released yesterday, Zimplats’ parent company, Implats, said the move was in “support of government efforts to enable participation by other investors in the platinum mining industry in Zimbabwe”. “Following this release of ground, Zimplats now holds two separate and non-contiguous pieces of land measuring in aggregate 24 632 hectares. Read full story in The Financial Gazette paper