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KCM Board Member Kimani Wainaina at Mining Indaba

KCM Board Member, Kimani Wainaina, CEO of KenCoal is interviewed at Mining Indaba in Cape Town, South Africa. He talks about investing in mining in Kenya and his own project in coal extraction.

KCM encourages its members to attend Indaba in the future to promote Kenya as a mining destination and their own projects.


Last week the Board / Executive Council of KCM met CS John Munyes and gave an extensive
presentation on solutions to the many issues and bottlenecks facing the industry. The Ministry agreed to
form a 6 man team drawn from the KCM Board and the Ministry to meet quarterly with a mandate to
address issues and problems and forge a way forward. President Kenyatta has set a target of 4% of GDP
for the mineral industry and much needs to be done to achieve this. KCM is fully committed to playing
its part in making this a reality.

KCM Members can access more information from the meeting by logging into the members portal.

Kenya Ranked 2nd Worst Mining Destination in the World

In According to the Frasier Institute’s Annual Global Survey of Mining Executives, Kenya has scored very badly as a destination for mining investment. Whilst Canada bagged the top spot as the most attractive country to invest in the mining sector, Kenya limped in as the second worst place in the world. Read more