Kilifi County which lies in the coastal strip of Kenya was among the first counties to record infections of Covid19. This necessitated intervention measures to mitigate the spread of the virus. With mining industry being classified as producing nonessential items, a moratorium was issued by the County Government to close all the miningGet Price
NEMA threatens to shut dirty Kilifi mines road at Marere village in Ganze Sub County on Tuesday, December 17, 2019. Villagers claim that the sinkhole is a result of improper mining activities
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Villagers lament open pits left by iron mining firm Saturday March 31 2018 This photo shows a deep pit formed during extraction of iron ore at Jaribuni village, Kilifi County.
Mining companies that have failed to fulfil their promise to refill quarries once they completed mining iron ore have left the land owners unable to utilise over 100 acres of land. Residents of
The two companies are Valencia mining company and Pacific mining industrial energy limited. Valencia mining company had applied to mine heavy metals of Rutile,Zircon and Titanium the latter which is extensively mined in Kwale county while pacific energy had applied for authorization to mine base metals and gemstones in Kilifi county.
A health crisis is looming at the many Magarini salt mining sites in Kilifi County, following failure by most firms to adhere to health and safety standards. Also Read Governor Ann Waiguru
Kilifi County is rich in minerals mainly titanium and iron ore, that have spurred extensive industrial mining activities. Other minerals extracted include barites, galena, rubies, pozzolana, gypsum and limestone. Salt mining and sand harvesting have been carried out over the years taking advantage of the sandy, salty waters.
The Kilifi government has directed the immediate shutdown of industries and mines to contain Covid19. This is according to a letter dated March 25 and signed by county secretary Mkare Jefwa.
Mining Cabinet Secretary Dan Kazungu says his ministry together with the County intends to map out the mineral resources found in each of the subcounties in Kilifi. Also Read Kenya online sales
mines in Kilifi County From top Some of the women working at the sand mines in Kilifi County where the natural resource is in high demand by contractors in the building industry. MEN AT WORK Men scoop the sand to load a lorry in Kilifi County in a booming business in the Coast region.
The Kiwara Hill Manganese Occurrence is near Kilifi, Kenya. The site was first discovered in 1908. Ore mineralization has been found at this location and the size of the deposit is estimated to be small, however the precise grade, tonnage, and extent of the mineralization are not known.
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Mining companies leave dangerous quarries after mining in kilifi. Residents of Jaribuni and Mbudzi areas in Kilifi county are calling on the county and national governments to take action on
Kilifi County is looking for investors in titanium and manganese minerals extraction and farming. And two companies have already pledged to invest in the farming sector with Shs115 billion. Tembo Farming, said it will invest Sh80 billion plan to set up a sugar plantation in Kilifi while Royal Teas and Commodities will invest Sh35 million to
The county has 14 landing beached and over 5,000 fishermen. Sports fishing has also taken root, with fishing clubs established at various spots associated with tourist hotels and resorts. Mining and manufacturing. Kilifi County is rich in minerals mainly titanium and iron ore, that have spurred extensive industrial mining activities.
The recent ban on the expansion of the salt mines in Magarini Kilifi County, might result in loses for salt companies, but the environmental impact due to salt mining may take years to recover.
A section of Japanese investors has set their sights on mineralrich Kilifi County with the aim of investing in the areas mining sector. Area residents have welcomed the move saying it will create
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The county of Kilifi, located in Kenya39s coast region, is seeking to accelerate growth of its mining sector as a way to diversify investment from tourism, which is the economic lifeline of the region.
Kilifi County which lies in the coastal strip of Kenya was among the first counties to record infections of Covid19. This necessitated intervention measures to mitigate the spread of the virus. With mining industry being classified as producing nonessential items, a moratorium was issued by the County Government to close all the mining