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(PDF) ARTISANAL MINING PRACTICES: A STUDY OF

In Kenya, these include mining of gold, gemstones, copper, quarry, sand among other minerals. In Kenya, these practices are commonly notable in Kakamega, Migori,

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Kenya Energy Mining Research Analysis 2018 Oxford ...

2021-7-30  A stable and expanding energy supply is central to Kenya’s ambition to establish itself as an industrialised middle-income country, as set out in its Vision 2030 development strategy. The nation is fortunate in its energy mix: hydro, geothermal, solar and wind energy already play a significant role in power generation, and – particularly in the case of geothermal – there is room for ...

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Gold mining activities' impact on Human and

2017-4-1  Original Research Article Gold mining activities' impact on Human and Environmental Health in Macalder Migori, Kenya: Possible Interventions Veronica Ngure 1*, Francis K. Lelo 2 and Benson Obwanga 1 Abstract 1Department of Biological Sciences, Laikipia University, Kenya, P. O. Box 1100-20300, Nyahururu, Kenya 2PAES Department,

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(PDF) Sustainable mineral development: Case study from

Abstract and Figures The last two to three decades have witnessed a rapid growth in the mining industry in Kenya. The suite of minerals includes metals such as gold, silver,

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Gender and mining in Kenya: The case of Mukibira mines

In Kenya, female miners have access to land but do not control land and mining activities as well (Amutabi and Lutta-Mukhebi, 2001). It is because men own the land; they also tend to dictate...

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The effects of Kenya’s mining industry on women’s health ...

2021-8-16  Although the extractives industry in Kenya is at an early stage, it can benefit local communities through job creation, livelihood improvement and enhanced infrastructure development. However, numerous human health challenges have emerged due to poor enforcement of mining policies and regulations, such as that of Kenya’s 2016 Mining Act.

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Socio-economic and environmental impact of mining on

2016-1-1  Kenya's mining industry is dominated by non-metallic minerals such as soda ash, fluorspar, kaolin and some gemstones. These minerals represent a small percentage of the Gross Domestic Product (GoK, 2015).

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(PDF) The Application of Data Mining in the Mobile ...

From the research data, it is also noted that the application of data mining in the mobile 5.1 Summary of Findings telecommunications industry in Kenya spans across other application areas other than the traditional ones of All the respondents were aware of the concept of data sales and marketing, network management and fraud mining, making the ...

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IMPACT OF OPEN PIT ARTISANAL GOLD MINING A CASE

2021-6-28  The research focuses on social and ecological problems caused by artisanal small scale (ASM) gold mining in Rongo district in Nyanza province Kenya. The definition of artisanal small scale mining varies from country to country (Africa, 2002). Variables like investment costs, mine

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Mining impact on communities’ livelihoods: A case study

2020-1-18  Mining has been blamed globally for harmful and impoverishing effects. Most countries are rich sources of gemstone, yet there is very little development, since miners, and those around mining sites, still live in abject poverty. This study sought answers on: “how mining activities have affected communities’ livelihoods?”. Data was gathered from, Mwatate Sub-county, Taita Taveta County ...

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(PDF) Sustainable mineral development: Case study from

In Kenya, Davies and Osano (2005) identified artisanal mining as an unregulated activity comprising the mining of construction materials, among other products. Artisanal dimension stone is one ...

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(PDF) ARTISANAL MINING PRACTICES: A STUDY OF

This research project set out to examine artisanal mining practices within the selected counties in Kenya. A participatory survey approach was pursued to aid gathering of relevant and appropriate ...

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The effects of Kenya’s mining industry on women’s health ...

2021-8-16  Rosie Jervase is an EAI Research Assistant, conducting research on women's health in Kenya's artisanal and small-scale mining sector. Although the extractives industry in Kenya is at an early stage, it can benefit local communities through job creation, livelihood improvement and enhanced infrastructure development.

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(PDF) Impact of mining on environment: A case study of ...

PDF On May 31, 2021, Wakio Mwakesi Irene and others published Impact of mining on environment: A case study of Taita Taveta County, Kenya Find, read and cite all the research you need on ...

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IMPACT OF OPEN PIT ARTISANAL GOLD MINING A CASE

2021-6-28  The research focuses on social and ecological problems caused by artisanal small scale (ASM) gold mining in Rongo district in Nyanza province Kenya. The definition of artisanal small scale mining varies from country to country (Africa, 2002). Variables like investment costs, mine

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FLORENCE ESHIWANI REG NO: C50/70641/2007 A

2019-7-12  Future interventions should be taken by the Government of Kenya to ensure that the laws governing the quarrying and mining industries are observed through enhanced surveillance. Licenses of the quarry owners who do not adhere to the set laws should be revoked. Compliance monitoring visits to quarry sites should be undertaken

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The Ministry of Petroleum and Mining

Mining Cadastre Portal 2. Vision 2030 3. SEAMIC 4. Ministry of Environment 5. PSCK Jobs 6. ICT Authority 7. Ministry of ICT 8. The Presidency 9. Kenya Chamber Of Mines 11. Kenya Pipeline Company 12. Kenya Petroleum Refineries Ltd 13. Kenya – Tullow Oil

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Mining impact on communities’ livelihoods: A case study

2020-1-18  Mining has been blamed globally for harmful and impoverishing effects. Most countries are rich sources of gemstone, yet there is very little development, since miners, and those around mining sites, still live in abject poverty. This study sought answers on: “how mining activities have affected communities’ livelihoods?”. Data was gathered from, Mwatate Sub-county, Taita Taveta County ...

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The impact of mining on sustainable practices and the ...

2020-5-8  Many mining regions are identical with struggling economies characterised with poverty and unemployment (Power 2008).On a macroeconomic level, a large and increasing body of literature forms a connection between development of one sector of a predominantly resource-based economy and the decrease of previous rates of economic growth for domestic economies in developing nations.

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An Investigation Of The Causes Of Accidents And Health ...

2016-11-30  on construction sites and their management in kenya (case study of nairobi county) francis ngumba mwangi b50/71957/2008 a research project submitted in partial fullfilment of the requirements for the award of degree of master in construction management july 2016

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Mining and Quarrying Industry 2021 - Kenya Market

2021-8-16  Electric Generating Sets Market in Kenya to 2024. $ 559; March 2020; 17 pages; The report offers the most up-to-date industry data on the actual market situation, and future outlook of the market.

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Economic Contributions of Artisanal and Small-Scale

2017-12-19  Kenya recently passed its long-awaited Mining Act (12/2016) and new mining regulations are in an advanced phase of drafting and public consultation. These two legal instruments lay out the new legal framework for the mining sector in the country, including the ASM sector. However, other laws and

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Economic and Job Creation Potential of Artisanal and

2017-10-24  the research findings on how the mining, mineral potential and trade could be utilized for sustainable development of the area. TTC has ... Kenyan laws on mining. However, challenges were encountered during this study, but did not fundamentally affect

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The Ministry of Petroleum and Mining

Mining Cadastre Portal 2. Vision 2030 3. SEAMIC 4. Ministry of Environment 5. PSCK Jobs 6. ICT Authority 7. Ministry of ICT 8. The Presidency 9. Kenya Chamber Of Mines 11. Kenya Pipeline Company 12. Kenya Petroleum Refineries Ltd 13. Kenya – Tullow Oil

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Radiological survey and assessment of associated activity ...

A radiological survey and assessment was carried out at selected sites (Osiri, Mikei, Masara and Macalder) in the Migori gold mines of southern Nyanza, Kenya to determine the levels of exposure of the artisanal miners to the naturally occurring radioactive materials (NORM) and dust. The activity con

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FLORENCE ESHIWANI REG NO: C50/70641/2007 A

2019-7-12  Future interventions should be taken by the Government of Kenya to ensure that the laws governing the quarrying and mining industries are observed through enhanced surveillance. Licenses of the quarry owners who do not adhere to the set laws should be revoked. Compliance monitoring visits to quarry sites should be undertaken

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1. ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS OF GOLD MINING IN

2019-1-28  1. ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS OF GOLD MINING IN PENHALONGA 1.1 Research Material Compiled by; G.R Chimonyo Senior Lecturer, Africa University J.V Mupfumi, Centre for Research and Development 1.2 Preliminary findings 1.2.1 Environmental Impact Overview Gold mining in Penhalonga represents all methods of gold extraction from deep underground mining, to

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The impact of mining on sustainable practices and the ...

2020-5-8  Many mining regions are identical with struggling economies characterised with poverty and unemployment (Power 2008).On a macroeconomic level, a large and increasing body of literature forms a connection between development of one sector of a predominantly resource-based economy and the decrease of previous rates of economic growth for domestic economies in developing nations.

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An Investigation Of The Causes Of Accidents And Health ...

2016-11-30  on construction sites and their management in kenya (case study of nairobi county) francis ngumba mwangi b50/71957/2008 a research project submitted in partial fullfilment of the requirements for the award of degree of master in construction management july 2016

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Effects of Sand Harvesting on Environment and

2015-12-23  In-stream mining also impacts diversity. When the in-stream mining removes or alters the river and riverbank habitat, the number of individual species that once lived in those habitats declines (Bruce, 2009). In Malaysia, the main source of sand is from in-stream mining. In-stream sand mining is a common practice

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