MMSD Presents Roadmap for Industrial Minerals

The Ministry of Mines and Steel Development, (MMSD) has presented to the nation the “Roadmap for the Development of Nigeria’s Industrial Minerals”. The roadmap which was developed by the World Bank assisted Mineral Sector Support for Economic Diversification (MinDiver) Project, was presented today at the Shehu Musa Yar’adua Center, Abuja. Speaking at the presentation, the …

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Minister Assures Commitment Towards Quarry Development

The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Abubakar Bawa Bwari has assured the Quarry Owners Association of government commitment to harness the sector, which has immensely contributed to the economic growth of the nation. Welcoming the visiting team led by their Chairman, Malam Nasir Ibrahim, at his office in Abuja the Minister, who formally recognized …

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History of mining: five of the oldest mines still in operation

While mining is nothing new, with archeologists finding evidence that the history of mining goes back to the ancient world, it is rare these days to find mines that have continued to produce on a commercial scale. Here are some of the oldest mines still in operation. 1. Khewra salt mine Dating back as far …

MMSD a Critical Player in Advancing Alternative Supply of Energy- Bawa Bwari

The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Hon. Abubakar Bawa Bwari said his Ministry has consistently been a critical player in advancing the alternative supply of energy for the country. He made this statement today during the Nigeria Mining and Geoscience Society (NMGS), and the Nigerian Geological Survey Agency (NGSA), 2018 NMGS-NGSA Discourse Series. The …

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FG Flags off Sino-Nigeria Geochemical Mapping Project

The Federal Government has commenced the implementation of Low Density Geochemical Mapping Project between China Geological survey (CGS) and Nigerian Geological Survey Agency (NGSA). The event was launched by the Minister of State Mines and Steel Development, Hon. Abubakar Bawa Bwari in Abuja. The Minister in his opening address stated that the key areas being …

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NMDC a Hub for Minerals and Metallurgical Process Development- Mu’azu

The Permanent Secretary, Mines and Steel Development, Dr. Abdulkadri Mu’azu has described the National Metallurgical Development Centre (NMDC), Jos as a hub for Minerals and metallurgical process development in Nigeria. He made the statement during his visit to NMDC. He said the Centre is well positioned to contribute significantly to diversification of the Nigeria economy …

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Mu’azu assures NIMG of Federal Government’s Support

The Permanent Secretary, Mines and Steel Development, Dr. Abdulkadir Mu’azu has assured the management and staff of Nigerian Institute of Mining and Geosciences (NIMG), Jos of government commitment to assist the Institute to succeed. He gave this assurance during his tour of the Institute in Jos, Plateau State. Dr. Mu’azu said there is a new …

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Mining: FG Orders Operators to Obtain Community Devt Agreement

The Federal Government has ordered mining operators in the country to as a matter of urgency obtain Community Development Agreement (CDA). Noting that CDA is very critical to the mining sector, the federal government tasked mining operators to be responsible to the communities where they operate, warning that, no operator should be allowed to operate …

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Nigerians, Investors, Banks Must Show Interest in Mining Sector – Hon Bwari

Hon Abubakar Bawa Bwari is the Minister of State for Mines and Steel Development. In this interview bares his mind on the reforms in the mines and steel sector urging Nigerians, the business community and banks to show more interest and seek understanding of the sector in order to take advantage of the potentials available …

MIREMCO Sensitizes Bwari Community on Mining and Quarrying

………..advocates synergy between Miners and Host Communities   Mineral Resources and Environmental Management Committee, MIREMCO has organized a sensitization meeting between miners and host communities in Bwari Area Council to discuss issues as it relates to mining activities in the Area Council. The FCT Mines Environmental Compliant officer and a member of the Committee from …

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