The Geological Society of Kenya paid a courtesy call to the Chamber with the aim of seeking avenues of collaboration. The society would like to optimize on its role of professionalizing geological activities especially that done by its members in the 47 counties.
The team led by its Chairman Chrysanthus Gicheru was received by Chamber Vice President Eric Ruto and CEO Angela Ndambuki and agreed to partner on areas such as: sharing of data/information, participation of GSK members in incoming and outgoing trade missions and provision of advice in purchase of equipment and efficient methods of exploration and mining.
Among the main areas of focus by the society include: Mining, energy, radioactive minerals, precious minerals, gemstones, limestone used for cement production, iron, (industrial capacity), stones, ornamental -soap stones.
The Geological Society of Kenya was established in 1974 to cater for the needs of geologists in Kenya and encourage geoscientific education, collaboration and cooperation in Kenya and across the continent.