Leading Mining Companies in Kenya

Base Titanium: Kwale Mineral Sand Operations
Base Titanium Limited is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Base Resources Limited (ASX & AIM: BSE).  Its flagship development is the Kwale Mineral Sands Operations in Kwale County, Kenya, 50km south of Mombasa. The project is creating significant opportunities for local economic development – through a focused local employment programme, and the procurement of goods and services from local vendors. The company is investing heavily in community and social infrastructure in Kwale County, demonstrating its commitment to responsible and sustainable development.

Importantly, Base Titanium aims to be a truly Kenyan mining company, and continues to work constructively with the Government of Kenya to facilitate Kenyan equity participation in the Kwale Project – the country’s first major mining venture.

Acacia Mining

Acacia is one of the largest gold producers in Africa. The company has three producing mines, all located in north-west Tanzania, and a portfolio of exploration projects across Africa. Acacia’s mining operations are in Tanzania, a country consistently ranked highly in Africa in terms of political stability with a history of democratically elected governments.

In Kenya, Acacia Mining now owns 100% of two Special Licenses in West Kenya that make up the prokect (SL123 Ndori and SL213 Siaya, the “Lonmin JV Licenses”). The licence under the joint venture is in the area of the highly-prospective Busia Kakamega - Greenstone Belt in Kenya, which forms part of the Archean Tanzanian Craton. 

Kilimapesa Gold, Kenya

Goldplat plc is an AIM-listed, profitable gold recovery services company with two market leading operations in South Africa and Ghana. The Company also has a small gold mining and exploration portfolio in Kenya, Ghana and Burkina Faso.

Goldplat is run by highly experienced mining industry professionals, and has an active development strategy primarily focussed on building on the strong revenue growth of its core gold recovery operations and expanding its footprint in Africa to take advantage of the continent’s primary gold production.

Mayfox Mining: Mayfox Mining Co. Ltd

Mayfox Mining Company Limited is an indigenous Kenyan owned mineral exploration company which began operations in 2012. The company was founded by Kenyan industrialist and current Chairman of the Board, Manga Mugwe. It has since been exploring in Turkana County, Kenya for gold (Au) and other precious minerals over 5,900 sq km under Special Licence 281 of which shall soon be reduced to 2,895 sq km due to refined mineral target identification.

With a highly successful airborne survey coupled with highly skilled geochemical work Mayfox Mining Company Limited has identified 19 target areas of gold mineralization and other precious metals. The target areas geology discovered compares to the Niassa Gold Belt in Mozambique that hosts estimated reserves of 4-5 million oz. of gold.

Tata Chemicals Magadi Ltd

Tata Chemicals Magadi is Africa's largest soda ash manufacturer and one of Kenya's leading exporters. Established in 1911 as Magadi Soda Company, the company has been producing natural soda ash at Lake Magadi, Kenya, for over a hundred years.

Karebe Gold Mining Ltd

Karebe Gold Mining Limited offers gold mining services. Its operations include Equatorial Mine and Rock Corry Mine. The company is based in Kisumu, Kenya.

Karebe Gold Mining is now the only operating gold miner in Kenya and production is rising as new mines come on line. In addition to impressive production figures, the underlying resource at Karebe is more extensive than previously thought and we are working to establish the extent of the strike, which extends for over 8km.

Porini Gems

Porini Gems came into play in the gem mining scene in 2012. It took us a while to find our ground and establish ourselves as a limited company. Information and market penetration was extremely difficult, more so locally than abroad where markets are much more open. Our main focus has been on the Western markets, mostly North America, Europe, Middle East and a bit of Asia.

African Diatomite Industries Limited (ADIL)

African Diatomite Industries Limited (ADIL)

Established in 1942, African Diatomite Industries Limited (ADIL) has continued to remain one of the leading processor and supplier of fresh water Diatomaceous Earth products in Sub-Saharan Africa.

ADIL is situated about 120 km northwest of Nairobi and it is within the region of the Great Rift Valley whose formation gave rise to unique natural structures including pre-historic sites like Kariandusi near Gilgil. The proximity of ADIL processing plant to its deposits enables the company to substantially reduce its raw ore haulage costs that are reflected in its competitive pricing to its cherished customers.