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Kenya: Kitui Residents in the Dark Over Proposed Limestone

Jan 08, 2021By Boniface Mwaniki. There is still uncertainty over the future of limestone mining in Ngaaie, Mwingi in Kitui County following the selling of the Athi River Mining Company (ARM). The company

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GENDER DIMENSIONS IMPLICATIONS OF COAL MINING IN

Gender Dimensions and Implications on Coal Mining in Mui Basin, Kitui County 1 1.0 Background to the Study Kenya has made several mineral discoveries e.g. titanium ores along the coast, significant coal concentration deposits in the Mui basin, large oil deposits in the tertiary Rift basin and gas in the offshore wells of the Lamu basin.

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Kenya Business Licensing Portal

Contact Office: MinesGeological Department Mines Division, Mining Section. Resolution Criteria: (1) Fulfilled conditions (2) Payment of minerals delalers fees. (3) The prepared mineral dealers document and its duplicate are taken for stamp duty at the cost of/by the applicant.

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kitui coal mining, pdf

May 09, 2021Mning on water resources in mui basin, kitui county in eastern kenya. The venture into coal exploration has led to the discovery of over 240,000 tonnes in the Mui basin and hence plans to start mining are ongoing. However, the analyses of this coal by

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Mining in Kitui: What if Dangote invests billions

Jul 27, 2021His companies have reduced the level of crime by engaging youths who are school leavers in the area of transportation, product packaging, security and others. In Migeria, the Dangote Group has nationwide staff strength of 22,000, which clearly

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Characterization of Selected Mineral Ores in the Eastern

Apr 01, 2021Most of the minerals found in Kenya still remain unexploited due to inadequate knowledge on their status, economic viability and requisite mining technologies. Importing metallic products such as lead, iron, zinc, copper etc. from other countries are very expensive despite Kenya's potential to exploit existing mineral resources. This study aimed at characterizing the selected mineral ore

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Kitui artisanal miners exploiting precious gemstones from

Mar 13, 2021Kitui County is rich with valuable mineral deposits which the county government plans to exploit to accelerate economic growth. Noting that the miners were recently licensed through Governor Ngilu's efforts, Mr Wambua expresses hope and joy in the county government's intervention and says mining will now present a primary livelihood

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A History of Kenya's Mining – Mining Minerals Kenya Blog

Jul 17, 2021The mining sector in Kenya has been sidelined for a long time and this protracted "inattention" has given the sector an indistinct image of its minerals and mining activities. The geographical positioning of Kenya as a regional hub is unique and so is its geology. Found in Kenya are some of the most coveted

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MineralsMining – The Ministry of Petroleum and Mining

Mineral Verification and Audit. This aim is to ascertain revenue collected from mineral production and to ensure correct declaration by mining companies. During the Contract period, the Ministry will: Establish Four (4) Mineral Audit Offices at the Port of Mombasa, Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, Taveta and Busia 31 st March 2021

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Why limestone mining at ngaaie in mwingi

Feb 12, 2021BY LINAH MUSANGI. 12 TH FEBRUARY, 2021: In Mwingi North constituency, at a place known as Ngaaie in Kyuso Sub-County, lays Ngaaie hill which is endowed with huge deposits of limestone. The hill is believed to be a very crucial asset in the transformation of livelihoods of the people of Mwingi and the economy of Kitui County at large.

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Kitui residents in the dark over proposed limestone mining

Jan 08, 2021There is still uncertainty over the future of limestone mining in Ngaaie, Mwingi in Kitui County following the selling of the Athi River Mining Company (ARM). The company had acquired mining rights in the area before it was placed under administration in August 2021 and later sold to the National Cement Company.

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WHOSE SIDE ARE YOU: A RAPID ASSESSMENT ON

Kitui County has eight Sub-Counties and the governance structures include those established by both the National Government and County Government. Ngaaie Location in Ngaaie Ward, Kyuso Division and Kyuso Sub-County, it hosts the mineral-rich-hill that is of interest in this assessment. Ngaaie Location has three sub locations and

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Kenya plans 960

Jul 01, 2021Kenya has in recent years discovered coal deposits within the Mui Basin in Kitui, having struck more than 400 million tonnes with further exploration ongoing but mining is yet to begin. Kenya

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Kitui county governments stops illegal limestone mining in

Jun 14, 2021The county government of Kitui through the Environment ministry has stopped mining of limestone done at Twimuma, Kyuso sub county in Mwingi North, Kitui. The exercise is carried out by Ndovu cement company which started blasting two years ago without the consent of the community nor the county government, this is according to area locals.

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CSOs convene a Mining Conference in Kitui

Mar 30, 2021The Jukwaa brought together Kitui residents from the mining communities, duty bearers including County Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources, County Ministry of Land, National Land Commission, National Environmental Management Authority, Investors in the mining sector, National and County Civil Society Organizations, National Youth

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Kitui women issue Charter of demands at the peak of Ulonzo

Kitui women issue Charter of demands at the peak of Ulonzo Hills. My name is Gladys Mwathi Willie, 40 years old and one of the hundreds of Mui and Ngaaie residents who turned up to traverse the toughest terrain of the highest hill in Kitui County for four hours, to declare our demands to the county government for land rights.

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THE FENXI FRENZY: UNMASKING THE FACES OF MYSTERIOUS

May 24, 2021PART I. May 2021, Kitui. By Kitui Newspaper Investigative Team . Kitui County is set to begin mining activities in the Mui Basin, as was made apparent by the governor Charity Ngilu and the Ministry of Mining CS John Munyes in the Mining Sector Stakeholders' Meeting recently held in the county headquarters at KEFRI in Kitui Town.

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(DOC) Mui basin coal

Environmental Solutions Limited COAL MINERAL DEPOSITS IN MUI BASIN, KITUI COUNTY (Way forward) Joseph Mutua Muvea In 2021 the government of Kenya discovered Coal deposits in Mui basin, Kitui County. The basin was generally subdivided into four designated blocks namely block A, B, C and D which covers a total area of 500kms2.

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Kitui Investor Conference Showcases its Mineral Wealth

Sep 26, 2021But Kitui is possibly the most endowed with mineral. It has space for the development of large cities built on the mining economy. Thankfully, the County Government of Dr. Julius Malombe has realized this and its economic zooning emphasizes this.

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The Anchor (Web Edition): Kitui's Mineral wealth

Nov 18, 2021A policy consultant for the Kenyan government, Mr. Peter Temi Mutia, has said that it has been established that the Kitui County has one of the biggest quantities of mineral deposits in the world. He said that the county has the most mineral deposits in the Eastern and Central African regions. "The Kitui County is very rich very in lime, iron

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Mining and Mineral Exploration Company. AfriGround

AfriGround Exploration Limited is a geotechnical and hydrological company passionate about offering diverse and custom made solutions in Mineral Exploration, Mine Evaluation and Grade Control Drilling, Geophysical Surveying, Geotechnical Engineering, GIS and Remote Sensing, Hydrological Survey, Water Quality Analysis, Environmental and Social Compliance.

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Assessment Report on the Extractive Industries for

Until recently, mineral extraction and regulation was under the Department of Mines and Geology that started its work in 1930s through the Mining Ordinance of 1933. The current Mining Act commenced in October 1940 and was revised twice in 1972 and 1987. This has now evolved into the Mining Bill of 2021 which is currently being reviewed in

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DIRECT REPORT: Kitui residents oppose the planned coal mining

May 22, 2021Two Women protest against coal mining in Mui basin, Kitui County. Residents of Mui basin, converged at Mathuki Stadium, Mwingi East Sub-county County, on May 20th, to deliberate on the coal deposits discovered in their county.

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Political intrigues stall coal mining project in Kitui County

Dec 18, 2021Recently, however, Deputy President William Ruto, while speaking in Mutomo town during an event to commission works on the tarmacking of Kibwezi–Mutomo–Kitui Road, blamed the county government for impeding the start of coal mining in the mineral-rich county.

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Peter Keoko

+ Mining and Mineral Processing + Excellent Data Collection, analysis, interpretation and presentation + Good Surface and Sub-surface Geological MappingGovernment of Kitui County Jun 2021 - Present 4 years 2 months. Kenya Exploration/Mining Geologist R.K.Sanghani Dec 2021 -

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Ngilu Description to Leaders fighting mining in Kitui

May 22, 2021May,Sunday, 20 Kitui Governor Charity Ngilu has described Leaders opposing mining as vision - less. She said they are keen on perpetuating poverty in the county. The Kitui Governor described this group of leaders as lacking vision.They have become full of themselves after earning a salary for their legislative duti

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KITUI COUNTY

Nov 02, 2021The proposed 900 to 1,000-megawatt Kitui plant, which the ministry expects to be built by December 2021, would be required to use coal from Kenya's Mui basin – which the ministry said has estimated deposits valued at more than $40 billion. Proposals for the plant are part of Kenya's 'Vision 2021' infrastructure development programme, aimed at making the country more attractive for

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Kitui's Governor Ngilu pushes to stop locals from selling

May 14, 2021Kitui county governor Charity Ngilu is calling for enforcement of extraction laws to stop landowners from selling their land to miners. The Mining Act 2021 provides that owners should be paid

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Paul Kioko

Mar 2021 - Dec 202110 months. Kitui. I collected the various industrial minerals and gemstones identifying each and assembled them in one mineral sample box. This mineral samples were taken for exhibition to several international investment conferences representing Kitui County's Mineral Wealth Potential. I was the exhibitor in these conferences.

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Coal Mining Benefits Rights Kenya

Kitui County in eastern Kenya in search of coal mining- Coastweek224 local and foreign companies held mineral rights for goldoperations sometimes outweighs the benefits gained. In view of .. Materials recovered by mining include bauxite, coal, diamonds, iron, precious metals,.Coal mining companies in South Africa

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How Kenyan regulatory developments will impact foreign

Mar 12, 2021How Kenyan regulatory developments will impact foreign investors. K enya is East Africa's largest economy. Largely as a result of the discovery of petroleum deposits, minerals, coal deposits, iron ore and titanium in various parts of the country, as well as the Kenyan government's issuance of the first commercial gold mining licence, China has become Kenya's largest source of

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Amethyst from Baobab Mine, Kitui County, Kenya

Mining Companies Statistics Users Mineral Museums Mineral ShowsEvents The Mindat Directory Device Settings The Mineral Quiz.Kitui County, Kenya(16 photos) Mineral and/or Locality . Mindat is an outreach project of the Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization. Public Relations by Blytheweigh.

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