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Sunbird Resources awarded a 21-year mining license

This development is anticipated to lead to a decline in cement prices, which have risen from Shs 28,000 in 2018 to currently exceed Shs 33,000, varying by manufacturer and application Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Uganda has granted a 21-year Large-Scale Mining License LML0344 to Sunbird Resources Limited to mine …

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Experts: Unregulated mining industry dangerous to country

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Experts and practitioners in the extractives industry have warned of adverse effects on Uganda unless there is strict regulation and hence transparency. Unless strict rules and regulations are put in place and strictly enforced, there will also be very little or no benefit to …

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Government to resume issuance of new mining licenses

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The government is to resume the issuance of new mining licenses as the new mining and Minerals Act takes effect. The issuance of the licenses by the Directorate of Geological Surveys and Mines had been temporally halted pending the guidelines after the enactment of …

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Mining sector blues

Experts want the government to offer incentives to bolster the sector’s growth   Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Private sector players have called on the government to offer incentives to players in the mining sector to bolster its growth and create opportunities. Frank Mugyenyi, Founder of Global Minerals Africa Development …

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Local industry too small to cover mining industry: Insurers

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda’s mining industry is likely to face a struggle to access the needed insurance cover as they plan more exploration and production. As different companies step up their activities, huge amounts of money will be spent covering for any eventualities that might result in …

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