PS Visits Portal Project Sites

The Permanent Secretary of Mines and Steel Development Ministry, Barr. Georgina Ekeoma Ehuriah, MON, has on Tuesday (29th of January 2019) embarked on a facility tour of the Integrated Automated and Interactive Solid Mineral Portal (IAISMP) project of the Ministry, to ascertain the progress that has been made in fast-tracking the completion of the ongoing …

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Rethinking mining strategies among the top-10 global trends to shape 2019

2019 could go down in history as the year mining companies stopped anchoring their strategic planning around producing the highest volumes of ore at the lowest possible cost, and understood that focusing on the composition of their portfolios to offer a unique investment opportunity was the key to success, a study published Tuesday shows. Deloitte’s “Tracking …

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FG sets plans for self sufficiency in construction, industrial mineral resources

The Ministry of Mines and Steel Development (MMSD) has facilitated the development of industrial minerals roadmap aimed at self sufficiency in construction materials and industrial raw materials in the country. The minister of state for mines and steel development, Hon. Bawa Bwari said three strategic pathways were identified to guide the implementation of the roadmap …

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Mining sector’s contribution to GDP will increase in 2019 – Minister

The Minister of State, Ministry of Mines and Steel Development, Abubakar Bawa Bwari, has said the ministry is set to increase the sector’s contribution to the national GDP from 0.3% to 3% in 2019 and 10% to 15% by 2025 The minister stated this in his speech to the 4th international conference and exhibition tagged …

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MCO Changes Mantle of Leadership

Today was indeed a memorable day at the Mining Cadastre Office, Abuja as the out-going Director-General of the agency, Engineer Amate, who has put in a meritorious service to the nation handed over mantle of leadership to the in-coming helmsman, Engineer Obadiah Simon Nkom. Speaking at the occasion, he expressed happiness for having accomplished set …

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Minister Re-Emphasises Govt Readiness to Develop Mining Sector

Minister of State for Mines and Steel Development, Honourable Abubakar Bawa Bwari, has re-emphasized government’s readiness to collaborate with stakeholders in developing the mining sector as a growth enabler in line with the diversification agenda of the present Administration. He stated this when the Executive Governor of Osun State, Governor Adegboyega Oyetola and his team …

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Minister Lauds the 2nd Edition of AGJES

The Minister of State for Mines and Steel Development, Hon. Abubakar Bawa Bwari has lauded the promoters of African Gems & Jewelry Exhibition and Seminar (AGJES), 2018 in using the platform to create a viable local market and access to foreign market for locally produced gemstones and jewellery, adding that their efforts to contribute to …

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Symbol Mining begins construction of separation plant at Nigerian zinc project

Costing about $225,000, the new plant is expected to be rapidly repaid and will also allow scalability for future expansions. Symbol Mining Ltd (ASX:SL1) has entered into a formal contract for the construction of a density separation processing plant at its high-grade zinc and lead Macy Project in Nigeria. The contract includes procurement and commissioning and …