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27Feb 1608

Laws & Guidelines Regulating Solid Mineral Industry in Nigeria

 · 1.The Minerals and Mining Act No. 20 of 2007. The Minerals and Mining Act (MMA) is the principal legislation that regulates. this sector. It regulates all aspects of the exploration and exploitation of solid minerals in Nigeria. It replaces the Minerals and Mining Act, No. 34 of 1999 Act.

26Feb 1543

Comparative analysis of NORM concentration in mineral ...

 · Mining of tin and other related activities have been active and thus leading to economic growth in the Jos area of Nigeria for more than a century. However, mining of minerals has been confirmed to enhance the concentrations of heavy metals and natural radioisotopes in the soil, air and water bodies in the environment. In an attempt to evaluate the radiological burdens resulting from tin ...

29Feb 1657

Environmental Impacts of Mineral Exploration in Nigeria ...

Exploration of solid minerals in Nigeria began during the pre-colonial era. In 1903/1904 the British colonial government organised mining operation covering both the northern and southern protectorate. This grew and metamorphosed leading to classification of Nigeria as a leading producer of coal,columbite and tin in 1940s.

7Feb 582

How illegal mining is driving local conflicts in Nigeria ...

The mining of large untapped mineral deposits in the area, especially gold which has strategic importance and economic value, is at the root of community violence. The government''s ban of artisanal gold mining in Zamfara State and across the region, and the deployment of soldiers to enforce the ban since April 2019, have yielded few results.

14Feb 1972

What are the radioactive minerals currently being mined?

 · Uranium. This grey metal is used as fuel in nuclear reactors, making it one of the most-mined radioactive minerals in the world. The WNA reported in 2017 that 59,531 tonnes were produced in 2016, a significant increase from the 41,282 tonnes produced a decade earlier. This total is enough to cover 92% of the world''s uranium demand, and ...

29Feb 615


The mineral spread in Nigeria is significant with evidence of 34 different minerals distributed in Nigeria''s richly endowed geology. Though not all the mineral occurrences will ultimately have enough reserves to be of viable interest to mining companies, the Nigerian government is leaving no stone unturned in its increasingly sustained ...

5Feb 1570

Minerals Mines Regulations 2011

NIGERIAN MINERALS AND MINING ACT No. 20 of 2007 MINERALS AND MINING REGULATIONS, 2011 [13th Day of May 20111 In exercise of the powers conferred upon me by virtue of section 21 of thc Nigerian and Mining Act, No. 20 of 2007 and all other powers enabling me in that behalf,

16Feb 1782


 · The government also signed an MOU with the U.S. Geological Society to accurately map Nigeria''s estimated 34 potential minerals to open the country for investment. Government hopes to focus on eight sub-sectors: iron ore, gold, copper, coal, tar-sands/bitumen, barite, lead-zinc and dimension stone.

8Feb 1715


nigerian minerals and mining act 2007 act no. 20 an act to repeal the minerals and mining act, no. 34 of 1999 and re-enact the nigerian minerals and mining act, 2007 for the purposes of regulating all aspects of the exploration and exploitation of solid minerals in nigeria…

28Feb 1973

Environmental, health and socio-economic implications of ...

where radioactive solid minerals occur. This paper examines environmental effects of solid minerals mining in Nigeria, with particular emphasis on radioactivity, damage to the land surface, the socio-economic and health implications.

13Feb 1424


MINING IN NIGERIA –THE NIGERIAN MINERALS AND MINING ACT, 2007 "For long, West Africa has been a destination of choice for mining executives the world over, with countries like Burkina Faso, Ghana, Ivory Coast and Niger being actively explored and mined. N ow, Africa''s most populous nation, Nigeria,

18Feb 1329

Radioactivity concentration variation with depth and ...

 · Mining workers are exposed to radiation in the process of extracting minerals from the earth crust. In this research, activity concentration of the radionuclides in samples collected at different depths in Komu (0–220 ft) and Olode (0–30 ft) mining sites, Oyo State, Nigeria and the associated workers'' radiological risks were assessed.

29Feb 1963

Assessing the Ecological Effects of Mining in West Africa ...

 · Nigeria''s abundant solid minerals constitute some of the largest known deposits in recent years under different categories. With the activities in the sector characterized by production and a growing environmental decline often overlooked. This research uses a mix scale approach of descriptive statistics and GIS methodology in analyzing the ecological impacts of mining in Nigeria.

16Feb 740

Nigerian Mining Sector Brief | 1 Nigerian Mining Sector Brief

the Nigerian Minerals and Mining Act (the Act) in 2007, amongst other policy efforts. However, these efforts ... in the Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN). The Minerals and Mining Regulations and the National Minerals and Metals Policy also govern the sector. The Ministry of Mines and Steel Development ("MMSD"

16Feb 845

Radioecological impacts of tin mining

The tin mining activities in the suburbs of Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria, have resulted in technical enhancement of the natural background radiation as well as higher activity concentrations of primordial radionuclides in the topsoil of mining sites and their environs. Several studies have considered …

5Feb 1849


 · The Minerals and Mining Act 1999 was enacted to deal with the ... of solid minerals in Nigeria is the Minerals and Mining Act 2007. ... mining and milling of radioactive ores and other ores associated with the presence of radioactive substances . [email protected] 7

11Feb 838

10 Most Lucrative Nigeria''s Mining Industry Business ...

 · This article is about 10 Most Lucrative Nigeria''s Mining Industry Business Investment Ideas. And, it''s about all the ancillary services associated with solid mining industry in Nigeria. In fact, there are so many solid minerals that form one business idea or the other. As a matter of fact, we have taken care of them in other articles.

14Feb 1043

Evaluation of Naturally Occurring Radionuclide in Soil ...

Ajiwei mining site in Shiroro Local Government area in Niger State, North Central Nigeria. A framework for the protection of the environment against the hazards of radiations from the minerals mining requires a logical methodology for proper assessment of the dose rate arising from the naturally occurring radionuclide.

5Feb 957

Mining in Nigeria: Overview of minerals Legit

 · Mining in Nigeria. As you see, Nigeria is rich in various minerals. Ancient crystalline rocks contain nonferrous and rare metal ores: tin, niobium, molybdenum, zirconium, tantalum, uranium, gold and silver. In sedimentary rocks, there are deposits of coal, oil, gas, limestone etc. Main wealth of the country – is oil.

29Feb 1466

How to Make Millions from Solid Mineral Mining in Nigeria ...

 · How to Make Millions from Solid Mineral Mining in Nigeria – Related Question an Answers: The answers to these questions will also help you prepare yourself for business. How many solid mineral resources do Nigeria have? Nigeria is endowed with about 34 economically viable solid minerals. And, these are identified in 450 locations in the country.

5Feb 968

Locations of Deposits

Zirconium is also produced as a byproduct of mining the titanium minerals ilmenite and rutile. Niobium and tantalum are commonly found in the minerals pyrochlore and columbite. Cobalt is mined specifically from ores like cobaltite, but also as a byproduct of copper and nickel mining (Raymond, 1995).

17Feb 1006

Uranium Ore Mineral Deposits in Nigeria with their ...

Uranium is one of the natural resources in Nigeria, it is a predominant mineral that can be found in Africa, and while some countries like South Africa, Namibia and even Niger have been into the proper mining of this mineral, it has remained untapped in Nigeria and some other Africa countries where it …

3Feb 1387

Measurement of Environmental Radioactivity in Mining ...

Guman Mining Company, minor metals and minerals Ltd, Don Chyke Miner Ltd., D.K Ejin Koren Nig. Ltd. Jos, Eze Walu Nig. Ltd. Bukuru and Geo Mineral & Resources Ltd. Bukuru respectively the presence of traces of Uranium, Pottassium and Thorium (235U, 238U, 40K and 232Th) which are usually present in the upper granite

22Feb 1306

Radioactivity and radiological hazards from a kaolin ...

 · For the eleven locations covered in this study, the radiometric measurements of radioactivity concentrations of 40 K, 232 Th and 238 U as well as the gamma doses over a kaolin mining field in Ifonyintedo, Nigeria were achieved using Super-Spec (RS-125) detector. The radiological hazards associated with mining of this mineral deposits and its ...

5Feb 1978

Natural Radioactivity Associated with Mining of Rare Metal ...

Nigeria has long, but discontinuous history of mining and the country is a prominent exporter of 34 minerals including Tin, Tantalite, Coal and Columbite, among others. Mining is administered through the Ministry of solid minerals development, which is promoting the participation of private sector in the

15Feb 1755

The glory days are back for the mining sector in Nigeria

 · The glory days are back for the mining sector in Nigeria. Courtesy: For a country with vast solid mineral resources, it is hard to believe that mining in Nigeria only contributes 0.5% to its GDP. In 2016, the federal government put forward an ambitious roadmap to increase this contribution to 10% by 2026.

3Feb 1757

(PDF) Taxation of Solid Mineral Mining in Nigeria ...

While mining companies are taxed under CITA it is their staff that are taxed under PITA since all individuals of taxable age in Nigeria are taxed under PITA. 3.2.5 Value Added Tax Act (VATA) A mineral title holder is expected to charge VAT at the rate of 5% on all minerals sold locally.

8Feb 993

Nigerian Minerals and Mining Act, 2007. | Land Portal

An Act to Repeal the Minerals and Mining Act, No. 34 of 1999 and Re-enact the Nigerian Minerals and Mining Act, 2007 for the purposes of Regulating all Aspects of the Exploration and Exploitation of Solid Minerals in Nigeria; and for Related Purposes. Download the resource.

3Feb 1991

Radioactivity analysis in underground drinking water ...

It is known that radioactive materials produce about 50% of the natural radiation which the public is exposed to (UNSCEAR, 2000). Natural radioactive mineral deposits are found in suitable geological environments (Karahan, 1997). Their occurrences in outcrop enhances the background radiation of the area (Karahan, 1997).

1Feb 1413

Mining Law 2021 | Laws and Regulations | Nigeria | ICLG

 · A small-scale mining lease or mining lease is required to conduct mining in Nigeria. ... Security minerals include radioactive minerals which contain, by weight, at least one-twentieth of 1% (0.05%) of uranium, thorium, or any combination thereof including, but not limited to, monazite, sand and other ores containing carbonite, pitch blend, and ...

27Feb 1694

Solid Minerals and Mining Incentives | Invest in Nigeria

Solid Minerals and Mining Incentives in Nigeria. The mining sector in Nigeria enjoys Pioneer Status with attendant tax holiday to all companies operating in the sector.A comprehensive package of incentives has been put in place to create a favorable environment for investment in the solid minerals and mining sector, some of which are:

9Feb 1654

9 Problems Of Mining In Nigeria And Solutions – Information

 · Mining in Nigeria is the process by which solid minerals and other useful substances are extracted from the earth. The geological survey of Nigeria has indicated the presence of over 34 minerals that are currently being mined in more than 450 locations spread all over the country.