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HISTORY: The History of Coal in Nigeria | Heinrich Böll ...

2015-12-2 · Coal was first discovered in Nigeria in 1909 at the Udi Ridge in Enugu by a British mines engineer, Albert Kitson. Kitson had been prospecting for silver. By 1914, the year of Nigeria’s amalgamation, the first consignment of coal made its way to the United Kingdom from the newly created ports at Port Harcourt.

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Nigeria’s coal deposits identified - How We Made It In ...

2010-7-2 · The Anambra Basin, located in south-eastern Nigeria, appears to contain the largest and most economically viable coal resources. The basin covers an area of approximately 1.5 million hectares and is constrained by the Niger River on the west, the Benue River

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A call to stop the issuance of coal mining licences in Nigeria

2020-9-29 · The COAL FREE NIGERIA Campaign was influenced by a report commissioned by 350.org in 2019 on the status of coal mining in Nigeria. The report showed that coal mining in Kogi, Benue and Gombe states has led to extensive environmental degradation including the contamination of air, water and soil with severe effects on the health of local ...

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Mining -- Home - allAfrica

2021-11-19 · Namibia: Geingob Joins Guterres' No-Coal Push (Namibian) Nigeria: How We Are Revitalising Mining Sector to Deepen Economic Growth - Osinbajo (Daily Trust) Tanzania: Ggm Loses Bid to Oppose Payment ...

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Mining Countries of Africa - Mining Africa

2021-1-4 · Nigeria. Unity in Diversity. Minerals: Gold, columbite, wolframite, tantalite, bitumen, iron ore and uranium. Independence: 1 October 1960. Area: 923,768 km2.

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Mining Indaba - Junior Mining Companies

2021-11-16 · Investing in African Mining Indaba is the worlds largest mining investment conference, dedicated to the capitalisation and development of mining in Africa. 07−10 February 2022 •

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African Energy Resources to remove its Botswanan coal ...

2021-11-9 · These two metals are in high demand, while coal mining companies are finding it increasingly difficult to attract investment for their projects. Big plans. AER has a 33.3% stake in the Sese mining company, in which its majority partner, Zambian copper giant First Quantum Minerals, holds the remaining 66.7%.

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Namibia approves renewal of Etango environmental

2021-10-22 · By Guest Contributor. Oct 22, 2021. Bannerman Energy has announced that the Namibian Ministry of Environment, Forestry and Tourism has renewed the Environmental Clearance for the proposed Etango Uranium Mine. The Environmental Clearance for the proposed Etango Uranium Mine was granted in 2012 and has been renewed on two previous occasions.

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Namibia: Geingob Joins Guterres' No-Coal Push -

2021-11-16 · Namibia: Geingob Joins Guterres' No-Coal Push. PRESIDENT Hage Geingob says Namibia supports the call of United Nations secretary general

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Plan for UK coal mine brings hope to some, horror to ...

2021-10-25 · The coal would be processed in Whitehaven, 340 miles (550 kilometers) northwest of London. But environmentalists are horrified by the idea. Jon Super. A tunnel entrance at the site of a proposed new coal mine near the Cumbrian town of Whitehaven

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#AfrikaVuka – Coal Free Nigeria

A study commissioned by 350.org in 2019 about the status of coal mining in Nigeria has shown that coal mining in Kogi, Benue and Gombe states has led to extensive environmental degradation including the contamination of air, water and soil which continue to negatively affect the health of local communities.

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A call to stop the issuance of coal mining licences in Nigeria

2020-9-29 · The COAL FREE NIGERIA Campaign was influenced by a report commissioned by 350.org in 2019 on the status of coal mining in Nigeria. The report showed that coal mining in Kogi, Benue and Gombe states has led to extensive environmental degradation including the contamination of air, water and soil with severe effects on the health of local ...

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Nigeria’s coal deposits identified - How We Made It In ...

2010-7-2 · The Anambra Basin, located in south-eastern Nigeria, appears to contain the largest and most economically viable coal resources. The basin covers an area of approximately 1.5 million hectares and is constrained by the Niger River on the west, the Benue River

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Nigeria Coal | Heinrich Böll Stiftung | Abuja office - Nigeria

2021-9-29 · CLIMATE CHANGE: A 2 Degrees Warmer Nigeria. Coal is pure carbon. It is the most intense carbon emitter. How will Nigeria look like in a decade or two, if carbon emissions continue unabated and if the planet warms by 2 degrees Celsius? Christine K of the Heinrich Böll Foundation Nigeria has compiled these snapshots of how climate change is ...

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Mining Countries of Africa - Mining Africa

2021-1-4 · Nigeria. Unity in Diversity. Minerals: Gold, columbite, wolframite, tantalite, bitumen, iron ore and uranium. Independence: 1 October 1960. Area: 923,768 km2. Mining fact: Despite massive mineral wealth, the Nigerian mining industry is vastly

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African Energy Resources to remove its Botswanan coal ...

2021-11-9 · These two metals are in high demand, while coal mining companies are finding it increasingly difficult to attract investment for their projects. Big plans. AER has a 33.3% stake in the Sese mining company, in which its majority partner, Zambian copper giant First Quantum Minerals, holds the remaining 66.7%.

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Mauritius Arcem Resources acquires Moatize mines in ...

2020-3-18 · Arcem Resources, with headquarters in Mauritius, has acquired the Minas de Moatize mine, a company that has a coal concession in Moatize, a mining district of Tete province, central Mozambique, reported the Zitamar News website. The Moatize mine was sold by Vitol, who took ownership in 2014, when the previous owner, British company Beacon Hill ...

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DEP proposes database for tracking mine reclamation ...

2021-11-9 · The database that the DEP has proposed to the OSMRE would track reclamation liabilities at all coal mining operations in the state that were permitted after Aug. 3, 1977, the date that the Surface ...

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Coal dust: Former mine managers face fraud trial in ...

2021-11-8 · Daniel R. Patmore. FILE - Coal is hauled out of the Midway mine Tuesday, April 14, 2009, in Centertown, Ky. A group of former coal company officials will go on trial in Kentucky next week for ...

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Ex-mine official says he was told to cheat coal dust rules ...

2021-11-16 · Ex-mine official says he was told to cheat coal dust rules Federal prosecutors in Kentucky have ended their case against four former coal company executives. By

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African Energy Resources to remove its Botswanan coal ...

2021-11-9 · These two metals are in high demand, while coal mining companies are finding it increasingly difficult to attract investment for their projects. Big plans. AER has a 33.3% stake in the Sese mining company, in which its majority partner, Zambian copper giant First Quantum Minerals, holds the remaining 66.7%.

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A call to stop the issuance of coal mining licences in Nigeria

2020-9-29 · The COAL FREE NIGERIA Campaign was influenced by a report commissioned by 350.org in 2019 on the status of coal mining in Nigeria. The report showed that coal mining in Kogi, Benue and Gombe states has led to extensive environmental degradation including the contamination of air, water and soil with severe effects on the health of local ...

Read More
#AfrikaVuka – Coal Free Nigeria

A study commissioned by 350.org in 2019 about the status of coal mining in Nigeria has shown that coal mining in Kogi, Benue and Gombe states has led to extensive environmental degradation including the contamination of air, water and soil which continue to negatively affect the health of local communities.

Read More
Nigeria’s coal deposits identified - How We Made It In ...

2010-7-2 · The Anambra Basin, located in south-eastern Nigeria, appears to contain the largest and most economically viable coal resources. The basin covers an area of approximately 1.5 million hectares and is constrained by the Niger River on the west, the Benue River

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Egypt At The Forefront Of The Rally Against Coal Mining In ...

2021-10-23 · Nigeria, Ghana, The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Mauritius, Namibia, Zambia, Sudan and Guinea are among 36 economies in the world at the forefront of the campaign against coal mining. “African nations are well-positioned to commit to ‘No New Coal,’” say the authors of the fact-book.

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DEP proposes database for tracking mine reclamation ...

2021-11-9 · The database that the DEP has proposed to the OSMRE would track reclamation liabilities at all coal mining operations in the state that were permitted after Aug. 3, 1977, the date that the Surface ...

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Nigeria Coal | Heinrich Böll Stiftung | Abuja office - Nigeria

2021-9-29 · Coal Atlas Nigeria contains the latest facts and figures on the use of coal and its environmental and social consequences. With detailed graphics, the atlas illustrates the coal industry’s impact on nature, health, labour, human rights and politics.

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Mauritius Arcem Resources acquires Moatize mines in ...

2020-3-18 · Arcem Resources, with headquarters in Mauritius, has acquired the Minas de Moatize mine, a company that has a coal concession in Moatize, a mining district of Tete province, central Mozambique, reported the Zitamar News website. The Moatize mine was sold by Vitol, who took ownership in 2014, when the previous owner, British company Beacon Hill ...

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ENVIRONMENTAL AND HEALTH IMPACTS OF MINING

2014-10-8 · PROCEEDINGS OF THE ANNUAL WORKSHOP IGCP/SIDA No. 594, WINDHOEK, NAMIBIA, JULY 5 th – 6th, 2012 ENVIRONMENTAL AND HEALTH IMPACTS OF MINING IN AFRICA Edited by Benjamin Mapani and Bohdan Kribek

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Former coal company execs to go on trial for skirting ...

2021-11-6 · Coal is hauled out of the Midway mine April 14, 2009, in Centertown, Ky. A group of former coal company officials will go on trial in Kentucky this week for allegedly skirting federal rules meant ...

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