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Community Development Agreement Committee

4th October 2019

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Colin Forbes of Base Titanium on how company engages communities

2nd October 2019

Full Transcript:  We have gone to great lengths to make sure that we are engaging with communities in these areas and we are engaging in a way that ensures that those communities are selecting their own representation.  Those who represent them are providing the communities with feedback in relation with the discussions that go on […]

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Community Development Agreements (CDA) Regulations 

6th December 2018

Community Development Agreements (CDA) Regulations  Access a copy of the Community Development (CDA) Agreements: Community-Development-Agreement-Regulations (1). Read More: Bomu Stadium Mombasa 10Th Dec 2018 Sharing is Caring:0

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Community Development Agreements (CDAs)

5th December 2018

Community Development Agreements (CDAs) Process of Formulating CDAs Pre-negotiation Consultation Drafting Implementation and Monitoring Reviews and Termination The Community Development Agreement (CDAs) must have milestones which can be monitored by the stakeholders. There must be opportunities for reviewing, revising or terminating the Community Development Agreements. This is called Force majeure which means “the Act of […]

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Politicians in the Community Development Agreement Committee

5th December 2018

Politicians in the Community Development Agreement Committee Read More: Community Development Agreements(CDAs) Sharing is Caring:0

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Community Development Agreement (CDA) Committee

5th December 2018

Community Development Agreement (CDA) Committee   Read More: Westlands Nairobi is a land of contrast Sharing is Caring:0

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Mining website hard to access.

It’s a headache accessing the Ministry of Mining and Petroleum Website

21st November 2018

Read More: Benefit sharing in Kenya’s Mining industry Human rights standards Sodium Cyanide in Gold Mining is a health risk It’s a headache accessing the Ministry of Mining Website Right now it is an headache accessing the ministry of mining and petroleum website. It is quite challenging to download any of the documents on this website. The […]

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Members of Kenyan Civil Society discussing mining, oil and gas business in Kenya.

Benefit Sharing in Kenya’s Mining industry

29th September 2018

Benefit Sharing in Kenya’s Mining industry In Kenya, all mining companies are required to pay royalties to the national government. Royalty is compensation paid to the government for minerals extracted from Kenyan soil. Read More: Human rights standards Platform for mining oil and gas 2018 Managing expectations in mining oil and gas Gregory Kituku, a […]

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Human rights standards

27th September 2018

Human rights standards When speaking about business and human rights, we refer to all types of businesses and not just the larger businesses. The following are some of the existing human rights standards: Equator Principle There are banks which are adhere to the equator principles. Standard Chartered Bank has said that after consultations, they will not […]

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Sodium Cyanide in Gold Mining is a health risk  

25th September 2018

Use of Sodium Cyanide poses a great risk to the lives of miners. This should be stopped immediately if we respect the lives of miners.

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Women in a rural village in Kenya discussing issues of mining and their impact on their lives.

KENYA MINING ACT, 2016

12th June 2018

KENYA MINING ACT, 2016 This article highlights some of the prominent features of the Kenya Mining Act 2016. This law became effective on May 2016 and it affects as stakeholders in the industry. The law provides for benefit sharing of the proceeds or royalties from mining. Find below excepts from the Kenya Mining Act 2016 […]

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Proposals from Mrima Bwiti Settlement Scheme on use of Royalty Proposals

Residents of Bwiti in Kwale County Proposals on Use of 10% Mining Royalty

16th January 2018

Residents of Bwiti in Kwale County Proposals on Use of 10% Mining Royalty All over the world, people get displaced from their ancestral homes happens to pave way for development projects. When Base Titanium started mining titanium in Kwale County (the largest mining operation in Kenya since independence), residents of Nguluku and Maumba had to […]

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A view of the mine operated by Base Titanium

Base Titanium demands Ksh 1.9 Billion Tax Refunds from KRA

12th January 2018

Base Titanium demands Ksh 1.9 Billion Tax Refunds from KRA Base Titanium has been demanding Ksh. 1.9 billion from KRA in tax refunds for the mining infrastructure that the company had set up in 2013. Base Titanium has been paying royalties at a rate of 2.5 percent of total mining proceeds. This is expected to […]

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Me reading books this week

My Crazy Reading List of the week

6th November 2017

My Crazy Reading List of the week This week I’ve made a resolution to read intensively on the topics listed below. I’m going to read each and every document listed below and share a summary of findings under each title. This means I’ll dedicate hours and hours of in-depth reading. This is a challenge I’ve […]

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Sands Mining Project in Kwale County.

Base Titanium Earns $21 Million in Net Profits

19th October 2017

Base Titanium Limited Earns $21 Million in Net Profits On 28th August 2017, Base Titanium Limited released its Full Year Results to 30 June 2017. The entire mining operations in Kwale County generated $215.5 million in sales. The resulting net profit was $21.5 million. This was an exemplary performance compared to the year 2016 when […]

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TITANIUM MINING IN KENYA

21st September 2017

TITANIUM MINING IN KENYA Kenya has been exporting titanium since 2014. This is the largest mining operation in Kenya. Production  “Production of titanium ore minerals recorded a growth of 7.0 per cent from 549.9 thousand tonnes in 2015 to 588.4 thousand tonnes in 2016.” Earnings  During the review period, earnings from titanium ores increased from KSh12.8 billion to […]

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KWALE TITANIUM GENERATES KSH. 1.71 BILLION PROFIT

29th August 2017

KWALE TITANIUM GENERATES KSH. 1.71 BILLION PROFIT Base Resources Kwale Titanium, (the mother company of Base Titanium Ltd) announced a full-year profit of 1.71 billion or USD$21 million for the period ending June 30. According to the company representatives, this good performance was due to increased sale volumes, cost-reduction measures and increase in prices of minerals. […]

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Cabinet Secretary for Mining Unveiled the Mineral Rights Board

20th July 2017

Kenya Cabinet Secretary for Mining Unveiled the Mineral Rights Board  After a long wait, the CS for Mining Mr. Dan Kazungu has unveiled the Mineral Rights Board. This is a very important institution under the Mining Act 2016.  The board’s functions are highlighted in Section 31 of the Mining Act, 2016. Below is an extract:  […]

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Foreign Mining Companies and ‘Exploitative’ Incentives in Africa

20th June 2017

 Here is how Mining Companies Exploit Africa Tanzania has raised the bar higher for mining companies through renegotiating mining contracts with the Multi-National Companies. Now the companies have to fulfill the 30 per cent black ownership up from 26 percent. This is following the trend set by South Africa. SA has directed that mining Companies […]

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