Latest News for: Niger mining


Nigeria's NNPC sets agreements with Total, CNOOC on deepwater oil block

Reuters 26 May 2023
... step to resolving disputes on a deepwater oil block in the Niger Delta. Oil Mining Lease 130 is located offshore Niger Delta at water depths of over 1000 meters ... NNPC said the agreements would convert the oil mining lease into a petroleum mining licence, in line with a new law.

French nuclear group evacuates foreign workers to Niger capital following security threat

Reuters 12 May 2023
NIAMEY, May 12 (Reuters) - French nuclear group Orano has evacuated 18 expatriate workers from a uranium mining site in Arlit, northern Niger, to the capital Niamey on Friday, following a security threat, a spokesperson for the company said in statement to Reuters.

Landmine kills seven soldiers in Niger

Manila Standard 08 May 2023
Niamey, Niger – Seven soldiers ... The village, which lies not far from Niger’s border with Burkina Faso in the southwest, has since 2004 hosted the country’s only industrial-scale gold mine.

Landmine Kills 7 Soldiers in Niger

Voa News 08 May 2023
... Guard of Niger (GNN) ... The village, which lies not far from Niger's border with Burkina Faso in the southwest, has since 2004 hosted the country's only industrial-scale gold mine.

LETTER: German army will leave Mali without winning fight against jihadists

Business Day 05 May 2023
... development minister Svenja Schulze to Niger and Mali, both of which speak unequivocally of a change of African partner by Germany ... The Germans leaving the country plan to establish control and protection of uranium mines in Niger, creating a new stronghold for the EU there.

Buhari Expresses Satisfaction in ongoing Fight Against Crime in Gulf of Guinea

This Day 29 Apr 2023
Government should establish Presidential Artisanal Crude Oil Refining Development Initiative (PACORDI) for illegal artisanal refiners in the Niger Delta the same way it established Presidential Artisanal Gold Mining Development Initiative (PAGMI) for illegal gold miners in parts of the north and western Nigeria.

N’Assembly: CSO Urges Members-elect to Cede Deputy Speaker Position to South-south

This Day 28 Apr 2023
Udora Orizu in Abuja ... The statement read ... Finance, Banking & Currency, Capital Market, Housing & Habitat, North East Development Commission, Niger Delta Development Commission, Sustainable Development Goals, Steel and Mines Development, Pilgrim, Foreign Affairs, Privatisation & Commercialisation, Police Affairs and Host Communities.” .

GoviEx Announces Upsize to Previously Announced Bought Deal Private Placement to $15 Million

Enid News & Eagle 21 Apr 2023
GoviEx’s principal objective is to become a significant uranium producer through the continued exploration and development of its flagship mine-permitted Madaouela project in Niger and its mine-permitted Mutanga project in Zambia.

Niger country profile

Yahoo Daily News 18 Apr 2023
Map of Niger. A vast, arid state on the edge of the Sahara desert, Niger fell victim to a series of coups and political instability following independence from France in 1960 ... Niger is betting on increased oil exploration and gold mining to help modernise its economy ... Niger's President Mohamed Bazoum.

NDDC Tasks PHCCIMA on Human Capital Devt

This Day 18 Apr 2023
The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has urged the Port Harcourt Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (PHCCIMA) to concentrate more on developing human capital in the Niger Delta region ... “Developing the people of the Niger Delta region can only be done by professionals like you who manage your own enterprises.

Metallophiles and their bioremediation applications

Phys Dot Org 17 Apr 2023
These include environments, such as mines and industrial sewage, that are rich in heavy metals ... The discovery of the "bacterial alchemist," Cupriavidus metallidurans, in a Belgian zinc factory in 1976, and later on biofilms in a gold mine in Australia, was groundbreaking and led to the search for additional metallophiles.

Gunmen kill 5 soldiers in Niger convoy ambush

Beaumont Enterprise 11 Apr 2023
Niger's army says gunmen killed five soldiers and wounded others during a weekend ambush of a military convoy performing escort duties.

Five Soldiers Killed, Five Injured in Attack on Gold Mining Convoy in Niger - Reports

Urdu Point 11 Apr 2023
... been missing after armed men attacked a gold mining convoy in the Agadez region in northern Niger, the Air Info outlet reported on Monday, citing sources.

Firms partner to maximise potential of Nigerian oil and gas sector

Business Day Online 03 Apr 2023
... ELI AKASO floating storage and offloading (FSO) terminal in Oil Mining Lease (OML) 18.

Bwari: APC Should Zone Senate Presidency to North Central

This Day 23 Mar 2023
Former Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Hon ... Most mining activities take place here in Niger State ... Our roads in the North Central are bad especially in Niger State ... For instance, how can we expect one mining officer in a state like Niger to monitor effectively, all the mining sites in the state?.

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