Chinese firm to mine 200,000 tpa diatomite in Kenya
Published: Thursday, 22 May 2014
The development of Kenya’s diatomite reserves, located along the country’s Rift Valley, will increase global supplies of the filtration mineral at a time of growing demand.
By Allan Bariyo
Chinas Chuanshan International Co. has entered a $68m
deal with the Kenyan government to begin mining diatomite in
Baringo County in western Kenya.
The development in Kaboryon, Tiaty, will see the extraction
of 200,000 tpa diatomite ore, according to Chuanshans
plans. All production will be...