Large scale gold mining in Western Kenya could start next year after Shanta Gold, the firm that is undertaking exploration said additional visible gold has been identified in seven different intersections. This follows the latest drilling exercise at Isulu within the Lihranda corridor. The gold explorer said the results were reached after a ...
Just how many people lose their lives in the gold mining business is not known.There are over 10,000 informal gold mines in Western Kenya, many are poorly ma...
The remote regions of western Kenya near Lake Victoria are rich in gold ore. Most of the countrys artisanal and small scale gold mining activities are carried out in these rural areas, where mining and subsistence agriculture are the major ways of earning a living.
Kilimapesa Gold, Kenyas first commercial gold mine since independence in 1963 was put into commission in 2009. The Kilimapesa Gold mine is located in the Migori Archaean greenstone Belt in western Kenya. The mine has a total resource of 8,715,291 tonnes at 2.40 g/t of gold for a total of 671,446 ounces of gold at 1 g/t.
We represent small scale gold miners and prospectors in western Kenya particularly Migori County and Kakamega country and other neigbouring areas in the region. The gold belt stretches from kakamega to Migori county and south into Northern Tanzania. OBSERVATION . Gold mining in the area is carried out by two groups: i.
Karebe Gold Mining operates three separate mines in Western Kenya; Equatorial, Rock Corry and Boma Mines. Gold was first discovered in the region in the 1940s, during which time a number of small scale mines were developed in the area.
Kenya has a long history with gold mining although, for many years, gold mining was not done on a commercial scale. The mining of gold in Kenya can be traced back to 1882 when the first gold was discovered in western Kenya at a place called Lolgorian on the border of the Rift Valley and Nyanza provinces.