Kenyan miners challenge proposed 2014 Mining Bill through petition
Published: Monday, 23 June 2014
By bringing the Mining Bill to the Kenya’s court, companies which exploit important industrial mineral reserves in the country, could prevent an excessive concentration of state’s power in the mining sector, which would be badly impacted by the present bill.
By Allan Bariyo
Members of the Kenya African Minerals Association (KAMA) told
IM they want to restrict the Cabinet Secretary
for Mining, Najib Balala, from tabling the 2014 Mining Bill in
parliament for a debate.
Several mining firms, which are exploiting
Kenya’s resources, such as rare earths, soda ash,