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, fluorspar, limestone,...

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