The Kenya Mining Forum in Nairobi this September will discuss the country’s recently updated mining act and how it is expected to ease the way for investment into and development of the country’s burgeoning mining sector.
The two day Forum that will take place at Crowne Plaza in Nairobi is a premium annual mining investment event that showcases Kenya’s mining potential. Kenya’s Mining Cabinet Secretary Dan Kazungu told Mining Review Africa in an interview that government has recognized that the mining industry as a key pillar for growth and economic transformation.
“So we are preparing the country for the next big wave of mining activity. With just a handful of companies operating in the country, Kenya is an attractive mining destination which offers mining companies and investors vast opportunities to discover and tap into new Greenfield projects.” The minister said.
The topics to be discussed include finding alternatives to finance mining projects, legal framework and regulation, impact of the international commodities prices on the regional dynamic and overview of key successful mining projects.
Other topics will include mapping Kenya’s geology, power and mining nexus: insuring the continuity of daily operations, training and local content development, competitive and world class infrastructure for the mining industry, representation of small and large scale mining and showcase technological innovations and services for the sector.
The Kenya Mining Forum will give you the chance to meet the who is who in the mining bubble including investors, regulators, expert speakers and service providers. The Forum is being organized by Spintelligent, a specialist provider of face - to-face business platforms, integrated digital media and industry publications for the emerging markets of sub-Saharan Africa.