Mining In East Africa
mining IN east africa mining is a term generally used to mean all the processes involved in the extraction of valuable minerals either in liquid or solid form from the earths crust for economic use. minerals in east africa are found in regions where diamond and lime stone for tanzania, and soda ash, limestone fluorspar for kenya.jun 08, 2015 the limestone, the report says, will extract from an open mine, a popular limestone mining technique across east africa. blasting will be required in hard limestone, but the shale and sand can be removed by a mechanical excavator, the report says, adding that the volumes of limestone and shale to be mined to produce 7,000 tonnes of investment in mining posted in investment promotion & private sector development. the eac countries are richly endowed with a variety of mineral resources. burundi is well endowed with deposits of nickel, vanadium, cassiterite, colombo-tantalite, gold, uranium, rare earth oxides, peat, cobalt, copper, platinum, hydropower, niobium, tantalum, gold, tin, tungsten, kaolin and limestone.