At the site of mining Titanuim in Kwale 50km south of Mombasa. Base Titanium is the company carrying out the mining. It prospects to produce 330,000 tonnes of ilmenite; 80,000 tonnes, or 14% of the world’s rutile output; and 30,000 tonnes of zircon each year over a 13-year mine-life.
Setting up the mining site in Kwale, 50km of Mombasa
Base Titanium’s project is the first major, foreign direct investment in Kenya’s mining sector.
The area hold huge potential.
The machinery work is big
The constrction work was completed in 2013 and first shipment made in early 2014