Kenya

Kenya’s senate passes mining law

Kenya’s mining ministry on Wednesday said the country’s senate had passed a mining bill which will give the government a 10 percent stake in new projects, taking it a step closer becoming law. The bill was approved by the national...

Kwale minerals resource upgrade

Base Resources Limited has announced an upgrade and increase in Mineral Resources for its 100% owned Kwale project located in Kenya. The updated Mineral Resources Estimate, which follows twelve months of mining, is the result of the new drilling,...

Kenya fast tracking development of oil industry

Africa has an untapped crude oil resource of 130 billion barrels waiting to be recovered by more than 500 companies, according to a recent report by PriceWaterhouseCoopers. Much of this resource lies in Kenya, where commercial oil production is...

Coal miner reports record sales in Q2

ASX-listed coal miner, Intra Energy Corporation, announced that it had record sales in June 2014, despite lower tonnages in April and May this year. Intra-Energy, which is heavily focused in the East African coal mining industry, had a 9% increase...

AfDB launches new minerals centre in Kenya

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has launched the Information Centre for the Extractive Sector (ICES) in Nairobi, Kenya. This will form a platform to promote knowledge-based dialogue with the aim of promoting informed policies for Kenya’s mining...