New Explosives Act to enhance mining operations – Minister

THE Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Abubakar Bwari, has disclosed that the Federal Government has reviewed the Explosives Act in order to enhance mining operations in Nigeria.

In his keynote address at the 2nd National Council on Mining and Mineral Resources Development, held in Kaduna State, Bwari said the government was concerned about the security situation in the country.

He also hinted that the government was committed towards achieving increased transparency in mineral titles administration, adding that the Ministry recently approved the automation and upgrade of the Mining Cadastre System project at Mining Cadastral Office, MCO.

Source: Vanguard

 

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