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Dangote accuses BUA of stealing, illegal mining

December 18, 2017 Editorial IV 0

Management of Dangote Group over the weekend accused BUA of engaging in illegal mining of limestone deposited in its Mining Lease No. 2541, located in a boundary town of Oguda/Ubo in Okene Kogi State. Dangote’s Executive Director, Mr. Devakumar Edwin frowned at the media war, instigated by BUA against the Dangote Group, over a matter which is already pending before Read More

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NSME lists constraints against mining sector

December 5, 2017 Editorial IV 0

By Usman Ibn A. Lapai Kaduna The Nigeria Society of Mining Engineers (NSME) has tasked the federal government to provide necessary equipment and resources required to ensure the country produces the needed manpower that would help diversify the country through the solid minerals sector. President of NSME, Dr. Ebenezer Damisa, made the call while briefing the press at the Nigeria Read More

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DRC miners lament $50 monthly returns from mining

November 22, 2017 Editorial IV 0

Some miners in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) now live in fear of been slaves to the western world just like their forebears. Congolese miners have expressed fear for the future of their children as what they get from mining can barely sustain them and their families. They claim only $50 is what they get in a month for mining Read More

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Australia unveils new policy on future uses of coal

July 12, 2017 Blueprint 0

Australia’s Victoria government has unveiled a new policy concerning future uses of brown coal, which it intends to use to drive investment, create jobs and balance environmental needs in forthcoming mining projects. Th e policy seeks to set the terms of use of the state’s brown coal reserves and achieving low-emissions. It lends support to projects that provide employment to Read More