Mining conflicts and Corporate Social Responsibility ...

Apr 01, 2016· N. Ahmad, K. Lahiri-DuttEngendering mining communities: examining the missing gender concerns in coal mining displacement and rehabilitation in India Gender Technol. Dev., 10 (3) (2006), pp. 313-339, 10.1177/0970302

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German lesson: Why Kenya should be wary of coal mining ...

A visit to the area by this writer provided valuable lessons on the downside of coal mining and the direction Kenya, and indeed the world should take in reversing the atrocities humanity has ...

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First coal-fired power plant in Kenya met ... - the Guardian

Mar 03, 2016· It will be Kenya's first coal-powered plant and add 985 MW to the grid in a country where, according to the World Bank, only 23% of citizens have access to electricity.

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Mining Act Analysis

Constitution of Kenya 2010, the Mining Act 2016 vests the ownership of minerals in the national government in trust for the people of Kenya. The law applies to all minerals, which are detailed in the First Schedule, except for petroleum and hydrocarbon gases. The wins The Mining Act 2016 breaks the concentration of decision making in the office ...

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Man Who Fought Against Rules That Protect Miners Applies ...

Oct 02, 2020· Influential coal executive Bob Murray reportedly has black lung disease and has applied for federal benefits. Murray spent years fighting regulations to protect coal miners from black lung.

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What the coal sector could look like in the next ...

Born and raised in the small coal community – lured into the mining world by the promise of good benefits and a respectable income – Reedman's now-28-year-old son also followed his footsteps.

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fenxi mining group and coal mining in kenya

fenxi mining group and coal mining in kenya. Shanxi Coking Coal Group Co Ltd is a Chinese stateowned coal mining conglomerate and a holding company as one of the seven coal conglomerates that had a production capability of over 100 million metric tons in China in 2011 Shanxi Coking Coal Group was ranked 337th in 2016 Fortune Global 500. Details

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The Challenges and Benefits of Coal Gasification

utilizing our coal reserves seems a likely option for the United States. But coal is dirty to burn. It emits sulphur dioxide, nitrogen oxides, mercury compounds, and carbon dioxide. Care must be taken to reduce the environmental impact of coal mining and coal energy conversion. Perhaps the solution comes with coal gasification. Kristen Barbour

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Disclose your plans or quit, Kitui coal mine contractors told

Oct 22, 2020· NGO says project could be disastrous, wants it halted. • Contracts to mine coal in the four blocks of the Mui Coal Basin were in 2011 awarded to two Chinese firms by the national government.

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Fighting corruption in mining poses tough challenges ...

The countries included major mining economies such as Australia, Canada and South Africa as well as emerging ones like Cambodia and Kenya, among others. Watch video 03:03 Share

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Coastweek - The most from the coast

Kitui County in eastern Kenya in search of coal mining investors : KITUI (Xinhua) --Kitui County in eastern Kenya has challenged investors to exploit the emerging business opportunities such as coal mining in the county.Kitui Governor Julius Malombe said the coal mining project in the county, the newly launched 1,000-acre Galana Irrigation Project in Tana River and the Lamu Port- South Sudan ...

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Mining and your Community: Know your Environmental Rights

Although this guide cannot cover every aspect of mining law and community rights, it refers you to further resources that provide more information about communities and mining. Mining means the extraction of minerals (such as platinum, gold, coal, diamonds, sand) from the earth.

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Lamu Coal Power Station - Wikipedia

The proposed Lamu Coal Power Station is a potential 1,050 MW (1,410,000 hp) coal-fired thermal power station in Kenya. The proposed plant would be developed on 865 acres of land and feature a 210 meter tall smoke stack, which would become East Africa's tallest structure.

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Political intrigues stall coal mining project in Kitui ...

Three years after the signing of a concession agreement to award a Chinese firm exclusive rights to mine coal in Kitui County's Mui basin, the investor curiously went quiet, leaving residents ...

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Former coal boss Robert Murray, who fought coal-dust ...

Oct 03, 2020· Former mining company chief Robert Murray, who bitterly fought federal coal-dust regulations, has filed an application with the U.S. Department of Labor for black lung benefits, according to …

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(PDF) Environmental Aspects and Impacts its Mitigation ...

Coal mining, the first step in the filthy lifecycle of coal causes deforestation and releases toxic amounts of minerals and heavy metals into the soil and water environment.

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BankTrack – Lamu coal power plant

Land rights and local livelihoods The Lamu coal power plant significantly threatens the lands and livelihoods of the Lamu communities.. Lamu is home to the oldest and best preserved Swahili settlement in East Africa, its old town is a UNESCO World Heritage site and has been an epicentre of Indian Ocean trade for centuries. The indigenous and traditional communities of Lamu have managed their ...

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Environment Impact Assessment of Coal Mining

combination of economic, environmental and social costs and benefits. Coal mining is the process of extracting the coal from the deep underground mines in the earth crust. Coal mining is one of the most illegal activities going on in the country. At the same time it totally neglects the role of EIA in its pre-operational, during mining and post ...

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Academics in Benefit Sharing in the extractive industry ...

View Academics in Benefit Sharing in the extractive industry; coal mining in kenya on Academia.edu.

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Implications Of Coal Mining On Environmental Rights Of ...

implications of coal mining on environmental rights of local communities in the mui basin, kitui county – kenya university of nairobi center for advanced studies in environmental law and policy (caselap) wanyonyi mercy khisa 251/69512/2013 thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of masters degree in environmental law at the university of nairobi.

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Kenya: Mining projects delayed partly due to unresolved ...

May 04, 2018· For instance, Chinese investor Fenxi Mining Industry Ltd was awarded a concession in 2013 to mine coal in the county's Mui Basin, but are yet to begin exploiting the resource because land owners have not been resettled. The coal deposits in Kitui are billed as the best alternative source of cheap energy to drive Vision 2030.

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Tanzania: 'Exploitative' mining tax incentives favour ...

Jun 26, 2017· Mining Oil, gas & coal. Tanzania Kenya South Africa. ... Share. Article Tanzania: 'Exploitative' mining tax incentives favour multinationals, denying locals the 'benefit' from natural resources. ... Business & Human Rights Resource Centre Registered Charity in England & Wales no. 1096664 501(c)(3) ...

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Case Search - Kenya Law Reports

Constitutional Law-fundamental rights and freedoms-right to information-refusal to meet requests for copies of a Benefits Sharing Agreement in relation to coal mining-effect of availing the document during Court proceedings-Constitution of Kenya 2010, article 35(1).

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Coal Mining Benefits Rights Kenya

BENEFITS SHARING ON EXTRACTIVE NATURAL ... - FES Kenya. Kenya Human Rights Commission. Christabel Nyamwaya ..... This is in view that extractive resources such as oil, coal, gold among others are ... needs to happen if investment in mining is going to produce real benefits for the people of Kenya.

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Why Kenya should be wary of coal mining pitfalls - The ...

The basin has coal deposits with an estimated value of Sh3.4 trillion ($40 billion) whose discovery was seen as a major breakthrough in making Kenya an industrial hub like Germany and other ...

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(PDF) Impact of Coal Mining on Environment

Oct 10, 2020· Coal mining adversely affects the eco-system as a whole. On the unstable earth, the un-resting mankind constantly uses a variety of resources for daily lives. Coal is …

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Coal mining to await signing of new benefits | Nation

Coal mining to await signing of new benefits Sunday, January 04, 2015 Blocks C and D liaison committee chairman Eric Mutua, who is also the Law Society of Kenya (LSK) chairman, told residents that mining of coal will only begin after issues raised in the addendum are enjoined to be part of the Benefits Sharing Agreement (BSA).

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Coal Mining In Kenya - De vogelvrienden Nederweert

Constitutional Law-fundamental rights and freedoms-right to a clean and healthy environment-failure to conduct an Environmental Impact Assessment before entry into a concession agreement for coal mining-apprehension of adverse effects of coal mining on the environment-Constitution of Kenya 2010, article 42; Environmental Management and Co

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Kenya: Climate Activists Criticise Kenya's Coal Mining ...

Kenya should abandon the coal mining project because that's not good for a country that wants to be an African example in promoting climate change mitigation," Mr Mwenda said on Wednesday.

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Kenya: Community questions fresh coal mining plans due to ...

Sep 05, 2017· Author: Lydia Ngoolo, The Star (Kenya), Published on: 5 September 2017 "Coal mining plan could be revived under Ngilu, resistance expected" Mining in Kitui may get a new lease of life under Governor Charity Ngilu's leadership. Coal and limestone mining in the Mui Basin and Ngaaie respectively had stalled.

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The impact of coal mining on the environment and community ...

The impact of coal mining on the environment and community quality of life: a case study investigation of the impacts and conflicts associated with coal mining in the Mpumalanga Province, South Africa. (Thesis). University of Cape Town,Faculty of Engineering & the Built Environment,Department of Chemical Engineering.

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Tendele Coal legal row mired in mutual exclusivity between ...

Oct 30, 2020· TENDELE Coal Company says its Somkhele anthracite mine in South Africa's KwaZulu-Natal province has operated for nearly 14 years without hiccough.Now, however, the company is embroiled in a complex legal and ethical dispute which has been given public vent following the murder on October 22 of Fikile Ntshangase, an environmental activist who opposed Tendele Coal's plans to …

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Coal workers fear a Biden presidency will decimate ...

Born and raised in the small coal community – lured into the mining world by the promise of good benefits and a respectable income – Reedman's now 28-year-old son also followed his footsteps.

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Poor left out of mining profits as 'resource curse' hits Kenya

They said Kenya's mining legislation and constitution provided enough regulation to ensure communities were given their fair share of mining revenues as well as other benefits, but that laws ...

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Unearthing corruption risks in mining approvals ...

On the other side of the world in the coal-rich Australian state of New South Wales, a former Mining Minister and a current government minister were charged with corruption in a 2015 case involving mining licences that involved complex and opaque company structures set up during the mining …

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10 reasons why coal is a good energy source:

If the surface owner is lucky enough to own the coal rights, he's looking at another $2.00 a ton for royalty payments. In 1977 the federal Surface Mining Law was passed that required coal operators to reclaim the land in an equal, if not better, condition that existed prior to mining.

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