Home » Tag Archives: mines

Tag Archives: mines

Council chairman tasks AMCON on Premium Steel & Mines Ltd

Council chairman tasks AMCON on Premium Steel & Mines Ltd

Hon. Chief Solomon Kpomah, Chairman Udu Local Government Council has made it known that the potential for income generation and development of the Udu Local Government Area can only be enhanced when operations at the Premium Steel & Mines Limited plant are resumed; a reality that can only come to be when the Assets Management Company of Nigeria (AMCON) plays ...

Read More »

Ebonyi State shuts down three illegal mining sites

Ebonyi State Govt to establish Technology village

New Telegraph reports that Ebonyi state government has shut down illegal mining in Amaeka Ezza south local government area, Enyigba in Abakaliki local government and Ikwo local government areas of the state. According to New Telegraph, the Commissioner for Solid Mineral Development, Chief Sabinus Nwankwegu disclosed this during a meeting with informal miners in the affected illegal mining sites. “We ...

Read More »

Ugwuanyi calls for Govs involvement in granting mining licence

Enugu sets up Surveillance Team for Neighbourhood Watch Outfits

The Governor of Enugu State, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, has urged the Federal Government to compel companies with licences or leases to mining fields in the state to start operations or have such rights revoked. According to Vanguard, the governor expressed that the practice of holding on to mining leases without utilising them could be eliminated if governors were involved in the review ...

Read More »

FEC approves N30b intervention fund for mining sector development

FG secures $150m World Bank support for mining development – Fayemi

Reports show that the Federal Executive Council, on Wednesday, has approved the release of a N30 billion intervention fund for mining sector development. The Guardian reports that the Minister of Mines and Steel, Kayode Fayemi, made it known that the sum was a fulfillment of President Buhari’s campaign promises when he pledged determination to diversify from the oil sector. Addressing ...

Read More »