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Titanium Mining in the Kwale District, Kenya | EJAtlas

Dec 30, 2015 ... After years of negotiations, the Government of Kenya approved the project presented by the Canadian company Tiomin Resources Inc. for the exploitation of titanium deposits located in the Kwale region. A coalition formed of local communities and human rights organizations called Coast Mining Rights...

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Base Titanium - Home

Base Titanium Limited is a world-class Mineral Sands Project in Kwale Kenya, East Africa.

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Base Titanium - Overview

Introducing Base Titanium. Base Titanium Limited is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Australian and UK-listed resources company, Base Resources Limited (ASX and AIM: BSE). Located in Kwale County, 50km south of Mombasa, it operates Kenya's largest mine, which was officially awarded flagship project status under...

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Base Titanium: Kenyan mining on the rise | Mining Global - Mining ...

Aug 16, 2017 ... The Kenyan mining industry is on the rise. Historically, the country focused on agriculture, tourism, services and manufacturing as its main economic pillars, but in recent years, that focus has begun to shift towards extractives – both oil and mining. “In the past mining was not seen as a significant sector of...

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Base Resources ready for titanium mining in Kenya after delays

Oct 3, 2013 ... MOMBASA, Kenya, Oct 3 (Reuters) - Australian mining concern Base Resources expects to launch its long delayed $305 million Kenya titanium project shortly and export minerals before the end of the year. It would be Kenya's first large-scale international mining project but has been delayed since 2006...

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TITANIUM MINING BENEFIT SHARING IN KWALE COUNTY ...

Sep 27, 2017 ... Mineral resources are important national resources that can enhance national socio-economic development if well managed. Historically, Kenya has not been a majorplayer in the extractive sector, with the industry only contributing 1% to the country'sgross domestic product and less than 3% of total export...

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Titanium mining in Kwale Kenya.pdf | Kenya | Mining - Scribd

The project of titanium mining in Kwale Kenya is a good case study of the manner in which western companies apply their capital for purposes of exploiting African countries that are technologically... by custom5writing5servi in Types > School Work, mining, and africa.

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Kenya: Report claims local community in titanium-rich area has not ...

Oct 30, 2017 ... Kenya: Report claims local community in titanium-rich area has not benefited from mining; Base Titanium responds. A recent report by HakiJamii says that titanium mining host communities in Kwale area are "experiencing dire socio-economic conditions despite the mining project minting billions from...

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TITANIUM MINING IN KWALE COUNTY KENYA - YouTube

Mar 19, 2013 ... Further gold deposits discovered in Western Kenya - Duration: 1:27. KBC Channel 1 2,532 views · 1:27. Kenya sitting on a gold mine that is the mining sector, geological survey shows - Duration: 3:04. KTN News Kenya 4,107 views · 3:04 · Digo Traditional Dancers From Kwale Mombasa Kenya = PART3...

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Kenya joins mineral exporters as first titanium cargo leaves port ...

Feb 14, 2014 ... By Jackson Okoth and Philip Mwakio. Mombasa, Kenya: Kenya has joined the league of mineral exporters with the first shipment of 25,000 tonnes of Titanium to China. Thursday, Najib Balala, cabinet secretary for Mining flagged off the first consignment of minerals from Kwale Mineral Sands Project, owned...

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Vision 2030 Delivery Board signs MoU with Base Titanium to ...

Jul 21, 2017 ... The Vision 2030 Delivery Board (VDB) has today signed a Memorandum of Understanding with a mining firm Base Titanium Limited to bolster the growth of Kenya mining industry. Under the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), Kwale Mineral Sands Project which is Base Titanium leading development...

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Base Titanium 2017 Update - Bankelele

Oct 14, 2017 ... Base Titanium was recently made a Kenya Vision 2030 Flagship Project for the mining sector and continue to share updates as part of their commitment under the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI). For the financial year which ended in June 2017, they had sales of $215 million, and a net...

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Kenya: Future Starts to Look Up for Titanium Firm As Prices Soar ...

Aug 13, 2017 ... In 2017, with rises in ilmenite and zircon prices and closure of fluorspar mining, the estimated contribution from Kwale will rise to 65 per cent. Base titanium company is on an expansion drive of its exploration programme. It has discovered additional potential resources at the southern part of the mine, with...

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Mining conflicts and Corporate Social Responsibility: Titanium ...

Mining conflicts and Corporate Social Responsibility: Titanium mining in Kwale, Kenya. Article · January 2016 with 151 Reads. DOI: 10.1016/j.exis.2015.12.008. Cite this publication. Willice O. Abuya. Abstract. Studies show that mine-related conflict revolves around six issues, namely: (a) land ownership; (b) 'unfair'...

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Base Titanium at Kenya Mining Forum: "Key message is to show ...

Oct 31, 2017 ... Being awarded official flagship status by Kenya's Vision 2030 for the Kwale Mine is a proud achievement for Base Titanium says Joe Schwarz, the company's general manager external affairs and development. He adds: "this represents a significant milestone in the partnership between the Government of...

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Understanding Titanium Mining in Kenya - Kerosi Dotcom

May 6, 2017 ... Titanium mining in Kenya is the first major mining operation in the country. Vision 2030 projects that mining will contribute 10% of GDP by 2030.

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FINALLY KENYA WILL BE A MINING NATION (GOLD AND TITANIUM ...

UK firm puts a shine on Kenya's gold export dream. Gold jewellery. Kenya has enough gold deposits to support commercial mining. /Reuters Posted Monday, September 21 2009 at 00:00. Kenya has enough gold deposits to support commercial mining, a UK firm that has been exploring Western Kenya...

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Base Titanium releases report showing its contribution to the ...

Apr 29, 2016 ... This is through direct, indirect and induced benefits such as employment, building a local supply chain as well as raising Kenya's international profile as a global mining destination. Base Titanium Managing Director, Tim Carstens had this to say, “The findings of this study clearly demonstrate the reality of...

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Chinese firm takes control of Kwale titanium mines - Business Daily

Sep 2, 2009 ... State-owned Chinese mining conglomerate Jinchuan has acquired a controlling stake in Tiomin Kenya Limited, renewing hope that the Kwale titanium mining.

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Environmental implications of high metal content in ... - Springer Link

Aug 9, 2016 ... duced by titanium mining. The results will be used in follow-up studies during the operations of the titanium mines. Materials and methods. Study area. The study area is located in Kwale district, in the coastal region of Kenya, and lies between longitudes 38° 31′ and. 39° 31E and latitudes 3° 30′ and 4°...

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Base Titanium (@BaseTitanium) | Twitter

The latest Tweets from Base Titanium (@BaseTitanium). Official account for Base Titanium. Operator of the Kwale Mineral Sands Project. Kenya's largest mining operation. Kwale, Kenya.

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Vision 2030 Delivery Board signs MoU with Base Titanium to ...

Jul 21, 2017 ... The Vision 2030 Delivery Board has today signed a Memorandum of Understanding with mining firm Base Titanium Limited to bolster the growth of Kenya's mining industry. Under the MoU, Base Titanium's Kwale Mineral Sands project has been granted a mining flagship project status in Vision 2030.

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Workshop Report - UNDP in Kenya

Operations; Environmental Conservation in Kenya; Impacts of the Kenyan Mining Sector on the. Environment; and ..... activities that produce waste in Kenya and in what amounts and on how Kenyan regulation is covering the handling of mining waste issues. Waste. Amount. Titanium mining. 96%. Gold mining. 98%.

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Kenya: The Next Mining Frontier? | MACIG

Nov 21, 2016 ... Kenya has reformed its institutions and passed a new Mining Act in an effort to dramatically develop its mining potential that is hoped can rise from accounting for 1% of GDP today, to 10% by 2030. By Catherine Howe IMAGE: Courtesy of Base Titanium Whilst mining has historically not been a core area of...

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Base Titanium's Shipment of Ilmenite from Kwale County, Kenya

Base Titanium's Shipment of Ilmenite from Kwale County, Kenya. Australia's High Commissioner to Kenya, H.E. Geoff Tooth, speaks at the ceremony of Base Titanium's first shipment of ilmenite from Kwale County. Behind him is Cabinet Secretary from the Ministry of Mining, Hon. Najib Balala (back centre). Mr Tim Carstens...

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Kenya to create special fund for mining royalties - The East African

Dec 21, 2017 ... Base Titanium workers explores for titanium in Kenya's Kwale County. Under the Mining Act, 2016, the national government gets 70 per cent of mineral revenues, the counties with mines get 20 per cent and host communities 10 per cent. PHOTO FILE | NATION...

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Environmental Impact Assessment of the Proposed Titanium Mining ...

Citation. JOZ Abuodha, Environmental Impact Assessment of the Proposed Titanium Mining Project in Kwale District, Kenya: Marine Georesources & Geotechnology [Mar. Georesour. Geotechnol.]. Vol. 20, no. 3, pp. 199-207. Jul-Sep 2002.

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Base Titanium to export zircon from Kwale mines in Kenya

Dec 24, 2013 ... Mining company Base Titanium has applied for a permit to export products from its Kwale Mineral Sands mining project in Kenya.

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The Mineral Industry of Kenya in 2013 - USGS Mineral Resources ...

mining, and prospecting licenses issued between January 15, 2013, and May 15, 2013, because the licenses reportedly were issued without proper documentation. A total of 43 licenses were revoked. The Government also increased royalty rates on niobium, rare earths, and titanium minerals to 10% from 3%; on coal, to...

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Mining Trainee Program Gives More Students ... - Capital FM Kenya

Aug 23, 2017 ... Base Titanium, a Kwale based company that operates Kenya's largest mining operation has announced the completion of the second intake in its Graduate Train Have your say.

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[Kenya] Base Titanium Limited confirms three additional members to ...

Feb 23, 2017 ... The new Board members will work to enhance Base's relations with the Government of Kenya and will play strong role in promoting the Kenyan mining sector, both domestically and internationally. The new Board members join Base Titanium at an exciting time. The Kwale Mine operations are performing...

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Kenya's mining industry: set for a boom? - Mining Technology

Jul 24, 2016 ... During its first mining years, Kenya's mineral deposits were predominantly titanium and non-metallic substances such as soda ash, which is mined from Lake Magadi and used in the making of glassware, paper and industrial chemicals. This changed in recent years with the development of Kenya's first...

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Kenya to host regional mining conference to explore investment ...

Jul 27, 2017 ... NAIROBI, July 27 (Xinhua) -- Kenya will host a regional mining conference in November to explore huge investment opportunities in the sector, organizers said on Thursday. The Nov. 13-14 conference to be hosted by the ministry of mining in collaboration with the Chamber of Mines will bring mining...

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Kenya: Many Prospecting and Mining Licenses Cancelled; New ...

May 22, 2015 ... This Global Legal Monitor article by Constance Johnson covering Mineral resources and mines was published on May 22, 2015 for Kenya. ... the Ministry has said it wants to raise the amount of royalties that Base Resources Ltd. of Australia must pay for titanium, in contradiction to the existing agreement.

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State declares Base Titanium Mines Vision 2030 flagship project ...

Nov 11, 2017 ... The Kenyan Vision 2030 Secretariat will on Monday visit Kwale Mineral Sands project in Kwale County after the government declared it one of the flagship projects under the country's new development blue print. The Base Titanium Mining Company which runs the project recently signed a Memorandum of...

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the Case of Base Titanium Project in Kwale County, Kenya

The case of Base Titanium and its effects on the society have been felt in the whole world,. Africa and by narrower extent in Kenya especially in the Kwale County where its plant is situated at Maumba. Based on the titanium mining project in Kwale County, communities living in Nguluku were the first hand people who...

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Kenya Mining Forum to be sponsored by Base Titanium

Photo Courtesy. By JULIUS MBALUTO. The organisers of the upcoming Kenya Mining Forum have announced the exclusive diamond sponsorship of the event by mining company Base Titanium. They said, Kenya's Mining Cabinet Secretary Hon. Dan Kazungu will officially open the Kenya Mining Forum in Nairobi in...

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Relocated for a Mine Project, Kenyans Say Compensation Was ...

Oct 23, 2016 ... The Kwale mineral sands mining project, the first such project in Kenya since the early 1900s, began in 2004, when Tiomin Resources Inc., a Canadian company, got a lease from the Kenyan government to exploit titanium deposits in Kwale County. The project was later acquired by Base Titanium, the...

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Base Titanium's total economic and tax contributions in Kenya

Base Titanium's economic contributions in Kenya. EY | i. Executive Summary. This report quantifies the economic and tax benefits of Base Titanium's Kwale Mineral Sands. Project (“the Project”) in Kenya. The report analyses Base's past economic and tax contributions related to the mine's development from November 2011...

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Base Titanium headlines Kenya Mining Forum | CAJ News Africa

Oct 31, 2017 ... NAIROBI, (CAJ News) – BASE Titanium is basking in the glory of being awarded the official flagship status by Kenya's Vision 2030 for the Kwale Mine. “This represents a significant milestone in the partnership between the Government of Kenya and Base in promoting further development of the sector,” said...

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