Mining in East Africa

Mining in East Africa

Mining in East Africa is filled with potential for investors dedicated to navigating the governmental red tape prevalent in most countries in the region. For those with patience – and the correct contacts which are available by subscribing to African Mining IQ (AMIQ), investing in this industry will pay dividends over time.

East African minerals mined and number of mines for each mineral (as of Jan 2023)

The minerals mined in this region include: Gold (211), Ruby (1), Emeralds (2), PGM (14), Aluminum (2), Copper (68), Nickel (27), Zinc (4), Zircon (3), Tantalum (5), Rear Earth (12), Lithium (8), Illuminate (13), Iron Ore (8), Uranium (37), Coal (30), Potash (3), Graphite (29), Phosphate (3) Industrial (27) Diamonds (10) Fluorspar (1) Limestone (1) Manganese (6) Tsavorite (1) Vanadium (3) Chrome (1) Vutile (1).

In order to make sound business decisions when considering investing in any region, investors and interested parties need up-to-date, precise mining intelligence that provides details on key contacts like mine owners, mine engineers, mineral type, life of mine, stage in mining lifecycle and more. This information can be easily acquired by a subscription to AMIQ, Africa’s largest and most comprehensive mining intelligence portal. It has detailed, actionable mining intelligence for the current 531 mining projects listed across all East African mining countries.

Mining projects in East Africa

AMIQ has 12 mining countries making up its East African contingent, and combined they have 531 mining projects between them. For East African turnkey projects, African Mining IQ has detailed information on the following mining projects:

  • 54 in Madagascar
  • 14 in Malawi
  • 6 in Burundi
  • 1 in Djibouti
  • 1 in Rwanda
  • 11 in Uganda
  • 18 in Kenya

Information on these mines, among others, includes the mining phases. Some East African countries have had several mining projects listed as dormant, mainly due to the mine licence being relinquished. This provides investment opportunities for interested parties.

A subscription to our AMIQ assists you in targeting your business in the region’s key growth hotspots! Find out more about the Africa Mining IQ advantage.

Contact Africa Mining IQ today on +27 11 830 2132 to expand your business within the East African mining sector!

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Project Contact Information

Africa Mining IQ is the ONLY African mining intelligence portal that guarantees a key contact per mine owner / project engineer or project supplier. All African mining projects are carefully researched and verified by a team of researchers.


Africa Mining IQ Reporting

In depth analysis reports delve into African mining project statistics such as number of projects per region per phase, and have been created for you to download and use for tendering and project tracking purposes.

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AMIQ grants you key contact information for mining projects in East Africa:

As part of our offering to clients, Africa Mining IQ maintains an up-to-date and detailed contact sheet for all listed mining projects in East Africa!

We’ve got the phone numbers and email addresses of owners, project engineers and project suppliers for over 2 000 African mining projects, enabling strong mining business opportunities in East Africa and in Africa.

Click here to view an example of an AMIQ contact sheet!

Stay up to date with East Africa’s mining landscape with a subscription to Africa Mining IQ!

Make informed decisions with AMIQ

Africa Mining IQ is Africa’s largest online portal for mining intelligence, granting you exclusive access to the biggest mining companies and mining projects in Africa.

The portal not only contains detailed information on over 2 000 African mining projects, it provides researched and verified monthly reports on mineral, regional and project phase growth that spans the entire continent.

Grow your business with AMIQ intel:

African Mining IQ helps companies expand their business by providing them with intelligence that can be used to target mining and mining-related business opportunities in East Africa and across the entire African continent.

AMIQ info
  • Up-to-date project information: real-time reporting, monitoring, charting and statistical analysis on +/- 2 000 African mining projects
  • Essential contact details: the Africa Mining IQ portal has the key contact details (telephone numbers and email addresses) of mining companies, mine owners, project suppliers and project management personnel
  • Project by location or mineral targeting: with an intuitive search facility Africa Mining IQ allows you to target business according to minerals mined or location of African mining projects
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