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Mining Issues In Nigeria

Environmental and Health Implications of Coal Mining at:

Coal occurrence exploitation Processing and utilization have strong impact both on human health and the environment. This results from its composition and environment of occurrence. Maiganga Coal occurs in the Gombe sandstone. Result of the petrography analysis of the study area demonstrates high silica content and the presence of some elements in the mine.

Negative impacts of oil exploration on biodiversity:

Feb 22 2012 Environmental pollution arising from oil prospecting and exploration in the Niger Delta area of Nigeria has impacted negatively on the biodiversity of the affected areas. The main stresses arise from leakages of crude oil gas flaring and the escape of other chemicals used in production processes.

Gold Mining in Nigeria Nigerian Finder:

The Problems of Gold Mining in Nigeria The major problem in the development of the gold industry is the lack of information on the location of the precious metal. And the government does not have all the necessary data on the current gold mining by small companies and since most individual miners hardly keep an honest record of the mined mineral.

Nigeria British Firm to Invest 100m Mining Gold in:

Jul 21 2021 A British gold mining firm Aurelia Mining Company Ltd is to invest 100 million in gold production in Nigeria. Speaking during a visit to the Minister of Mines and Steel Development Arc .

Environmental pollution from coal mining activities in the:

Diala H. N. A Review of some of the future problems and possible solution facing the Nigerian coal industry.Paper presented at the 20th annual conference Nigreia Mining and Geosciences Society at the University of Nigeria Nsukka Nigeria 1984. 2. Deswart A. M. J. and Casey O. P. The coal resources of Nigeria Lagos Nigeria.

Nigerian Government Explains Its Gold Mining PAGMI:

Jul 16 2020 The Presidential Artisanal Gold Mining Development Initiative PAGMI is a comprehensive artisanal and small-scale gold mining development programme launched in 2019 to foster the formalization and integration of artisanal gold mining activities into Nigerias legal economic and institutional framework. PAGMI has been designed to .


Any one engaged in mining cutting or distribution of gemstones in Nigeria is eligible for membership of this association. Being a member of this association allows stakeholders in the industry to work together to resolve problems facing miners and expand the gemstones market in Nigeria The association will provide information and access to .

Impact of mining activities on ground water quality:

Impact of mining activities on ground water quality status Dareta Village Zamfara Nigeria . resource exploitation man has created an increasing number of environmental problems. He exploit nature and in so . Nigeria has a lot of untapped mineral resources.


Mining is a major economic activity in many developing countries Tauli-Corpuz 1997 UNEP 1997 including Nigeria. Nigeria is endowed with abundant mineral resources of international value including gold limestone marble gypsum gemstones iron ore natural

Environmental Issues and the Prospects of Mining in:

There are instances of health risks associated with the illegal mining of lead that lead to poisoning and the death of 400 children in 2010 in Zamfara state in Northern Nigeria Katz 2010 and water contamination threats from coal mines in the Enugu area. Of great danger to the ecosystem are the 2000 dug pits from gold mining in the Igun-Ijesha area of Ogun state and the fact that the menace of illegal mining