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Western Kenya sitting on significant gold resource

It’s possible that western Kenya is sitting on significant gold resources that have yet to be discovered. Bushiangala and Isulu villages in Kakamega County’s Ikolomani are claimed to be the rare metal’s bedrock, but people’ evident poverty tells a different narrative. Despite many years of exploration by foreign corporations that …

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Mining Indaba moved to May 2022

The 2022 edition of Investing in African Mining Indaba, originally scheduled for February has been moved to May 2022. Organisers of the event said the decision was made following extensive consultation with partners, key stakeholders across the mining value chain and government ministers. “Collectively we decided, due to ongoing challenges …

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Pix4D announces entering into an exclusive reseller partnership with Beijing Skymap Technology Co., Ltd. for mainland China

Pix4D, the photogrammetry industry leader, today announced the signing of an exclusive reseller partnership with Beijing Skymap Technology Co., Ltd. a high-tech enterprise integrating software sales, service, research and development, and project integration in mainland China. With the diversification of Pix4D’s product portfolio to meet the specific needs of industries …

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BME enables access to virtual online technical services

BME, an Omnia Group firm, is now offering technical blasting services online, allowing the industry to gain access to skilled specialists through virtual consultations and solutions. According to D. Scott Scovira, BME’s Global Manager for Blasting Science, the service is an integral aspect of the company’s recently redesigned website. “Our …

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Bosch Rexroth Tanzania distributor expands footprint using containerised hose workshop

Magare Company Limited, the newly appointed Sales Partner for Hytec Services Africa, has secured an HSA containerised hydraulic hose workshop to expand its reach in the country. The containerised workshop began to be active on January 1, 2021, strengthening Magare’s Mwanza branch’s capabilities to deliver hydraulic equipment and services to …

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AfDB approves loan to electrify rural households in Rwanda

Nearly 77,470 rural households in south Rwanda will be electrified thanks to loans and grants from the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group. The funds will be used to help Rwanda achieve universal electrification by 2024 through a project called Transmission System Reinforcement and Last Mile Connectivity, according to the AfDB. …

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Measuring viscosity is now as easy as 1,2,3!

Condition monitoring specialists, WearCheck, recently launched a quick, cost-effective viscosity test kit known as the WearCheck Rheo-stick. Technical manager for WearCheck Steven Lumley, elaborates, ‘It is important to know the viscosity (thickness) of a lubricant because this determines its film strength and its efficiency in preventing friction between moving parts. …

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Kenya’s mineral potential largely unexploited

If completely exploited, Kenya’s mining sector could contribute up to 12% of the country’s GDP. This is according to a study released this week by the Mineral Rights Board on how to draw mining investment. Significant obstacles found in the report have caused local and foreign investors to steer clear …

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Shanta Gold takes audited of its East African assets

Shanta Gold, a gold producer based in East Africa, has reported its audited final results for the year ended 31 December 2020 for its East African properties. Its properties include the New Luika Gold Mine and the Singida Project in Tanzania, as well as the West Kenya Project in Kenya. …

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GHH fills the 7 tonnes gap

The manufacturer of heavy duty mining equipment GHH has launched a remarkable LHD. It comes with the biggest bucket and the best power rating, for highest operating slope angles, in the seven tonnes payload class. All that combined in a super low emission, super compact package. The GHH team are …

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