Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Mining experts to track industry practices in Kenya

Kenya's mining industry is adorned with precious metals such as blue sapphire, tsavorite, green and red garnet, aquamarine and gold among others. Mining being a complex industry, the Mining CS Dan Kazungu suggested hiring of...

Mombasa Southern bypass nearing completion

Kenya National Highways Authority has confirmed that construction of the 12km Miritini- Mwache (phase 1) road bypass is almost complete, with 70 percent of the work done. The bypass is to be opened by December...

Cable Car Project for Likoni Channel

Construction of a Sh5.5-billion cable car at the Likoni crossing linking Mombasa Island and the mainland will start in December. The express link will ease traffic jam, boost tourism and address the regular ferry breakdowns...

Bids for Road Hazard Management System

Kenya's Ministry of Energy and Petroleum has invited bids for a consultancy firm to design and implement a road hazard management system ahead of early oil exports by road scheduled to start sometime this...

Hire locals as Evidence

Kenya's mining firms are required to hire locals and show evidence of how they plan to replace expatriates with Kenyans, this is in accordance to Employment rules to be approved by the Government. This will...
olkaria

President Uhuru launches Olkaria V power project

President Uhuru Kenyatta Friday launched the construction of the Olkaria V power project which is expected to produce 158MW of electricity. The President also commissioned 14 wellhead units producing a total of 75MW of electricity. The...
Tullow oil

More oil discovered in Northern Kenya

Three exploration companies thus Africa Oil Corporation and two partners have made more oil discoveries at the northern end of South Lokichar Basin. Africa Oil Corporation says it has discovered 35 metres and 65 metres...
cargo

Train cargo volumes decline as RVR-KRC contract row deepen

Slow operations at the Rift Valley Railways, coupled with the recent termination of the key contract to run the Kenya-Uganda railway has seen a drop in volumes of cargo hauled by train by 9.3...
SGR

SGR threatens the future of towns on the highway-Report

An environmental and social impact report on the standard gauge railway reveals that towns along the Nothern Corridor will experience economic downfall once railway operations kick off. The railway, whose phase one awaits commissioning, will...
advertising

Tria Group, Jambojet announce in-plane advertising partnership

Tria Group, a creative firm and provider of both indoor and outdoor advertising services, has unveiled a new partnership with low-cost airline Jambojet. The partnership seeks to add more excitement with in-plane advertising, a unique...
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