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coal mining enugu

Coal mining processing plant in Nigeria This coal mining project is an open pit mine located in Nigeria announced by mining company - Western Goldfields - that it has discovered 62 400 000 tonnes of proven reserves of coal deposits worth US 12 billion which...

Environmental impact assessment of coal mining at Enugu

PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE PAPER Environmental impact assessment of coal mining at Enugu Nigeria Princewill C Ogbonnaa Emmanuel C Nzegbulea and Paschal E Okorieb aDepartment of Environmental Management and Toxicology Michael Okpara University of Agriculture Umudike PMB 7267 Umuahia Abia State Nigeria bDepartment of Forestry and Environmental Management Michael Okpara...

Coal Deposits in Nigeria West Africa with their Locations

Obwetti Mine in Enugu Iva Mine in Enugu Hayes Mine in Enugu Ogboyoga II Coal Field in Kogi State Okaba Coal Field in Kogi State Owupka Mine in Benue State Okpara Mine in Enugu State The mining and production of coal were at its peak in the 1950s but unfortunately after the civil war coal production in Nigeria declined drastically...

COAL PROJECT OPPORTUNITY Okpara Mine Power

Enugu State Nigeria Although active mining ceased at the Okpara Mine in 2003 production is expected to recommence in 2010 and could rise to as much as 400 000 tonn Currently owned by the Nigerian Coal Corporation the mine is expected to be privatized as a joint venture under the Public Enterprise Privatization and Commercialization Act...

Location History of Enugu State

Oct 17 2010 0183 32 Enugu is positioned by hills as indicated by its name meaning Hill top in the Igbo language Enugu is located in the Benue trough and has the best developed coal here Precambrian basement rock in this region is overlaid with sediments bearing coal from the Cretaceous and Tertiary age Coal seams in the Enugu coal district measure between 1 and 2 metres 33 and 66 ft in...

coal mining in enugu nigeria

Sep 12 2014 In the south eastern part of the country exploration of the mineral began proper in present day Enugu State in 1909 with production at the mines in Onyeama Ogbete Iva Valleyand Okpara climbing from25 511 tons in1916 to anestimated 583 422 tons...

Solid Mineral Resources of ENUGU State A Review

The reserve of Enugu Coal is given in table 10 according to their formations Enugu Coal has a calorific value of 10 000 to 13 000 BS 11/1b having a total reserve of over 350 million tons Reyment 1965 Table 4 Coal Reserve of Enugu and the Hosting Formations modified after NCC 1985 Mine Location Geol unit Type of Coal Estimated Reserve in...

Geoenvironmental impact of Okpara coal mine Enugu

Geologic map of Enugu and environs showing the location of the Okpara coal mine The study area has hot and humid climate with annual temperature in the range of 25 o C to 30 o CTwo main climatic...

history of coal mining in enugu

where is okpara coal mine located in enugu The first coal mine in the Enugu located in Udi opened in 1915 but was closed and At the time Enugu was the only significant coal producer in West Africa It is located in the heart of Enugu off Okpara Avenue and can be accessed by Bus companies into coal mining in enugu coal mining enugu shibang-china...

Okpara Coal Block

Key Information Location Enugu South LGA Enugu State Deposit Coal Block Exploration Status Ongoing Reserves Over 100 million tonnes Inferred Quality 2708MJ/Kg Geology Outcrops in drainages along the foot of the Enugu Escarpment Geology is structurally complex terrain with a combination of faults and minor folds oriented roughly parallel to the outcrop Exploration The deposit...

Environmental contamination of trace mine Enugu

Ribadu were operated by the Nigerian Coal Cooperation Awoniyi 1977 Akande et al 1992 MMSD2008 Okpara mine which is the study area was opened in 1952 and was operated by underground mining...

Okpara Coal Mine Map

Okpara Coal Mine is a mine in Nigeria Okpara Coal Mine is situated southeast of Enugu-Ngwo Okpara Coal Mine from Mapcarta the free map...

Journal of Environmental Science and Pollution Research

Okpara coal mines and Ekulu River draining the Onyeama coal mine A total of twelve water samples It is located about 65 km from Enugu Port Harcourt express way In terms of relief the highest elevation of about 350 m above sea level was measured at a location in Ekulu River while the lowest of 202 m was obtained at...

FG Moves to Revive Enugu Coal Mines Investors King

Apr 25 2017 0183 32 FG Moves to Revive Enugu Coal Mines The Federal Government has commenced moves to revive mining activities in Enugu coal mines which have been inactive for about 40 years The Minister of Mines and Steel Development Dr Kayode Fayemi announced on Monday that the Federal Government would conduct an audit of the min The minister...

Johnpaul The Brief history of coal mine in Enugu

Mining of coal in Enugu really started in 1916 with the Ogbete mine and later other mines like the Ribadu Onyeama and Okpara mines were opened up During the civil war there was establishment of coal mine at Odagbor better known as Okaba coal that became the Nigeria Coal Corporation while the one in Enugu was known as Biafra Coal Corporation...

locations of coal and lignite in nigeria in enugu nigeria

Coal mines Onyeama and Okpara in Enugu in Enuga Nigeria Coal mines Onyeama and Okpara in Enugu is a historical ancient sight for all tourists that love history and natureIt is Enugu Nigeria Edit Facts Other names...

PDF Geoenvironmental Impact of Okpara coal mine Enugu

The Enugu coal mine district covers 270 000 hectares of coal basin which supporte d the largest amount of commercial mining in the past It has an est imated coal reserves of 49 million tones 9...

Effects of coal mining on the water resources in the

A lot of coal mining activities have been done in Enugu area of Nigeria Some of the coal mines established in Enugu include Udi Mines Onyeama Mines Okpara Mines Iva Vally Mines and Ribadu Min Coal mining activities gave rise to a lot of mine waste which are...

FG Moves to Revive Enugu Coal Mines

The Federal Government has commenced moves to revive mining activities in Enugu coal mines which have been inactive for about...

Geochemistry of acid mine drainage and pollution problems

mines located on the eastern edge of the Anambra coal basin Enugu coal is classified as the Lower Coal Measure with low sulphur and ash content and low thermoplastic property which makes subbituminous coal ideal for coal fired electric power plants Okpara coal mine is the study area was opened in 1952 and formerly known as Hayes mine and...

impact of coal mining in enugu

Geoenvironmental impact of Okpara coal mine Enugu The Enugu coal mine district covers 270 000 hectares of coal basin which supported the largest amount of commercial mining in the past It has an estimated coal reserves of 49 million tones 9 The present study focused on the environmentalof the...

Contaminated blessing How coal mining polluted water

This stream water is from the Okpara Coal Mine and that is what we drink said Okechukwu an indigene of Enugu South Local Government Area as he leaves his roundly built wife in the stream to...