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 …

Government Moves to Generate Geo-Data

Minister of State, Mines and Steel Development, Honourable Abubabakar Bawa Bwari has disclosed that the essence of the Meeting on Mineral Exploration Project is to rapidly generate integrated geosciences information that will make the country’s resources more attractive and facilitate the sector’s contribution to the GDP, generate employment to the teeming masses of our youth, …

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Minister’s Speech at the Inception Meeting and Presentation by Contractors of the MMSD Integrated Exploration Projects Under Natural Resources Fund

Protocols and Introduction I am delighted to address this distinguished gathering of exploration experts and to congratulate you all for being part of our efforts to develop the solid minerals sector. As you all know, projects of these nature are mostly private sector driven, but because government is determined to make Mining one of the …

2018 Edition of AGJES Set to Kick-Off

The 2018 edition of African Gems & Jewelry Exhibition and Seminar (AGJES) will, reportedly, kick-off this week to draw global attention to the entire value chain from local artisanal miners to producers of finished jewelry with specific focus on Nigeria gemstones and jewelers at home and abroad, as well as gemstones and jewelry sourced in …

 Nigeria, China Miners Association Enter Pact

One of the big takeaways in the just concluded Mines and Money Conference in London was an agreement reached between the Miners Association of Nigeria and their Chinese counterpart in the areas of cooperation, collaboration  and strengthening of bilateral economic relations in the mining industry. President Miners Association of Nigeria, Sani Shehu who disclosed this …

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Bawa Bwari Leads First Nigerian Delegation On Mining To London Stock Exchange

Minister of State For Mines and Steel Development, Abubakar Bawa Bwari on Friday, in London, broke the jinx by becoming the first Nigerian minister of Mines and Steel Development to lead a powerful delegation to the London Stock Exchange; in a renewed move to woo top investors around the globe to invest in the solid …

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Bawa Bwari, International Marketing Firm Hold Talks For Solid Minerals Promotion

International Mining And Resources Conference (IMARC) with 93 nations as affiliates with head office in Melbourne, Australia, are holding talks with the ministry of Mines and Steel Development for broadening the investment capacity of half a dozen strategic minerals available in Nigeria through the instrumentality of the International Mining And Resources Conference. The minister of …

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