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Factors facing mining sector in East Africa

Factors that have favoured mining sector in east Africa

Mining is the extraction of natural resources from the earth’s crust for economic use. Types of minerals found in East Africa Metallic minerals These include iron ore, gold cobalt, copper, tin, wolfram, tungsten, zinc, manganese e.t.c. Non-metallic minerals These include; petroleum, phosphates, soda ash, sand, clay, gypsum, mica, water, coal, e.t.c Factors that have favoured …

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MINING ACTIVITIES IN AFRICA

Mining is the act, process, or industry of extracting ores, coal, and other minerals from mines. MINING IN SOUTH AFRICA South Africa is one of the world’s richest countries in terms of mineral wealth It has the largest reserves of gold, manganese, platinum, chromium and vanadium The four minerals which have contributed to the development …

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Advantages of mining sector to economy of Tanzania

5 advantages of mining to the Tanzanian economy

Mining is the extraction of minerals occurring on or below the earth’s surface. Mining has a lot of benefits to the economy of any country.  The following are the advantages of mining to the Tanzanian economy Mining provide employment opportunities to the people who engage in mining and its whole supply chain Tanzania earns foreign …

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