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tkomuhangi@ugandainvest.go.ug

0 B
RARE EARTH METALS
0 M
Tns IRON ORE IN S.WEST UGANDA
0 M
TONS OF DENTONITE
0 M
Tns OF GLASS SAND
0 BN
TNS OF GRAPHITE
100 +
TNS OF VERMICULITE

Uganda is rich in various minerals. This presents an opportunity for Public – Private Partnerships to exploit the mineral resources as well as add value to these minerals.

  1. Investment Opportunities in Minerals Sub-Sector Include exploitation and value addition of the following minerals:
  2. 300million tons of iron ore in South Western Uganda.
  3. 3 billion of Rare Earth minerals that include alumnus clays,
  4. 300 million tons of dentonite to be used for production of drilling mud required by the oil production sub-sector, 30 million tons of glass sand for manufacturing of sheet glass to be used for building purposes,
  5. 3.4 billion tons of graphite
  6. 100-200 million tons of vermiculite in Eastern Uganda
  7. Other minerals such as wolfram, copper, zinc, cobalt, nickel and gold.

The minerals sector is completely liberalized to enable private sector to investment profitably in the sector. A number of companies have developed viable investment projects and are looking for partnership to implement them.

PROJECTS

Muko Steel Project

Amount Required

Initially USD $500M

Project Type: Greenfield
Investment Type: Private
Feasibility Completed

Stone quarrying, crushing, edge cutting, slicing and polishing

Amount Required

Initially USD $50 Million 

Project & Investment Type
Project Type: Greenfield
Investment Type: Private
Project Status: Pre-Feasibility
Concept stage, Pre-feasibility study undertaken by the Department of Geological Survey and Mines.

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