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Kenya Fluorspar Company-NEMA Compliance and Environmental Policy

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Environmental Compliance Certificate : Kenya Fluorspar Company

Environmental Compliance Certificate :
Kenya Fluorspar Company

Kenya Fluorspar is totally committed to conducting its operations in an environmentally friendly and sustainable manner. We strive to continuously improve our environmental performance and meet and exceed national and international environmental standards.


We are committed to meeting the needs of our clients in an environmentally friendly and sustainable manner through the continuous improvement of our performance and also ensure we comply with all applicable environmental legislation.

Statement Of General Policy:


  • Comply with the requirements of EMCA (1999) and all other applicable Kenyan laws Continuously assess the environmental impacts of any business decision
  • Minimise and, where possible, eliminate negative environmental impacts on activities
  • Develop and apply systems of environmental management and reporting and control procedures as part of day-to-day operational practices
  • Ensure that all employees are aware of the company’s environmental policy and are motivated in applying it.
  • Several programes have been launched to monitor and eliminate possible environmental pollution from the mining and mineral processing operations.
  • Under a US$170,000 recycling project, 100% of the process wastewater is re-used in the plant process. This has completely eliminated soil, surface and groundwater pollution. Fresh water consumption from the rivers has also decreased considerably.
  • Water qualities are monitored on a monthly basis in all the water areas to ensure compliance with regulatory standards and that the rivers are not polluted by our activities
  • Reduction of dust emissions, spillages and other pollutants arising from the operations were addressed. At the plant, spray systems were installed on conveyers and stockpiles and trucks transporting the concentrate are now required to use tarpaulins and ensure they are properly lined
  • Promoting greening campaigns to rehabilitate mined out pits, tailing dams and degraded habitats around the company premises
  • Conducting of annual environmental audits since 2004 as per NEMA requirements to monitor and evaluate the effectiveness and progress of the environmental management system against the environmental management plan
  • Conducting of a comprehensive energy audit and implementing several energy saving measures
  • Involvement of the community in tree-planting initiatives at the local schools and community projects
  • The company is directly and indirectly involved in the planting of approximately 9,000 trees annually
  • Establishment of a tree nursery from which we source indigenous tree species suitable for the area of which some are donated to interested stakeholders to plant in the environment
  • We have three demonstration farms where prospective farmers are educated on sound agricultural practices
  • Participation in sporting events where the theme has an environmental connotation


Our Goal: “Safety First”

The Management of Kenya Fluorspar Company Ltd is committed to the health and safety of its employees and for all who are involved in our projects. Protection of employees from injury or occupational disease is the major continuing objective. We are committed to continuing improvement toward an accident-free workplace through effective administration, education and training. All supervisors and workers must be dedicated to the continuing objectives of eliminating the “near misses” which will greatly reduce the risk of injuries.

Our philosophy is that the well-being of our company and clients is dependent on the health and safety of our workforce. The Board of Directors and the Management team of this company promise that every precaution reasonable in all circumstances will be taken for the protection of all workers. No job is to be regarded so urgent that time cannot be taken to do it in a safe manner. The welfare of the individual is our greatest concern.

Contractors are a critical aspect of our daily operations at Kenya Fluorspar Company. That is why we hold all contractors and visitors to the same expectations as our own employees. From the moment a potential contractor is selected until the time they complete the job, they must follow the guidelines of our safety program.

We recognize that a safe work environment can be established and sustained only through a united effort by all employees, subcontractors, visitors and that the assistance of each person is required. Your attitude and cooperation in promoting accident prevention will assist in achieving our goal: “no one gets hurt” and make our company the best place to work, one where employees share in corporate growth and success.

Everyone from the Managing Director to new workers has the responsibility to ensure a safe and healthy workplace. Let’s all work together to prevent incidents from creating unwanted losses and personal injuries or illnesses.

Nema: Environmental compliance certificate

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