Published Papers

Increasing social acceptance of mining through target group specific communication formats

Inadequate stakeholder communication and engagements is a major impediment to the realization of the full mining potential of Africa. In most cases, it leads to unnecessary tensions, conflicts, res...

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Gold Extraction using micro organisms as an alternative to mercury in Kenya

The project addresses mercury use in gold mines and offers an alternative which is not only sustainable for the environment, but also a more efficient way of optimizing gold recovery . Borax use ha...

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Gender and regulatory reforms in artisanal and small scale minin g; a case study for empowerment

Following other African states that have moved to regulate the Artisanal and Small-scale Mining sector (ASM), recently the government of Uganda through the Minerals and Mining Policy proposed a num...

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Factors Hindering Environmentally Sustainable Mining in Mkuki, Taita Taveta County

This paper purposed to find out the factors hindering environmentally sustainable mining in Mkuki, to come up with effective solutions, while applying environmental engineering concepts. The focus ...

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Environmental and Health Effects in Artisanal and Small Scale Gold Mining in Kenya

Throughout the sphere, it is appraised that between 10 and 19 million people use mercury to mine gold in more than 70 countries, making mercury pollution from artisanal and smallā€scale gold minin...

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Designing Material Handling System Based On Volumes Extracted Using UAV Based Photogrammetry

The mining industry is an adopter of data-driven technologies coupled with policy implementation and technological development. Location of mining activities and relevant stakeholder involvement ar...

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