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GOMBE: Maiganga Coal Deposit Is Good For Power Generation -

GOMBE: Maiganga Coal Deposit Is Good For Power Generation – Minister. ... He explained that the exploration work at the mine was to ascertain the quantity of the deposit to enable government design a power generating plant that would last for the period of the deposit.

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Environmental and Health Implications of Coal Mining at

Most of these coal deposits were exploited for use as fuel and for export. However, there has been geometric decrease of coal mining and use after 1959, owing in part to the discovery of petroleum and the civil war. But, recently coal mining started at Maiganga, Gombe state. The coal is used by Ashaka Cement PLC for its power plant . The aim of ...

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HEAVY METALS ANALYSIS OF COAL DEPOSITS AT MAIGANGA

HEAVY METALS ANALYSIS OF COAL DEPOSITS AT MAIGANGA IN AKKO LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA,GOMBE ... N. and . 3. NdahiJ. A. 1. Department ofChemistry,Gombe State University P.M.B.127 Gombe, Gombe State. 2. Department of Chemistry,ModibboAdama University of Technology Yola, P.M.B. 2076 Yola, Adamawa State, ... metals released in the mining and burning of ...

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(PDF) The Maiganga Coal Deposit: Bituminous, Sub-Bituminous or

the Gombe Sandstone is a sequence of ... margin of North China Plate contains coal deposits of Carboniferous–Permian age. ... center of the Rhenish lignite mining area. The deposit consists of a ...

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Chemistry of Maiganga Coal Deposit, Upper Benue Trough, North

Chemical studies have been carried out on coal samples from Maiganga coal mine, Gombe formation, Upper Benue Trough of Nigeria with a view to determine theirchemical characteristics and possible utilization as coking coal or otherwise. The coal samples used for the analyses were sourced from the Maiganga coal mine. Various conventional coal analytical methods were adopted according to the ...

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Chemistry of Maiganga Coal Deposit, Upper Benue Trough, North

The study area covers Maiganga Coal deposit, located at Maiganga village in Akko Local Government Area of Gombe state. The Maiganga coal mine is located at 8 km off Gombe-Yola road immediately after Kumo town . The present study area is located within the Gombe Formation, precisely at Maiganga coal mine, near Kumo in Akko LGA.

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List of Natural Mineral Resources Found in Gombe State –

Aug 12, 2020  Coal. In Gombe state at Akko Local government area, there is the Maigana coal mine. Coal is one of the most abundant solid minerals that can be found in the state. In the year 2006, coal was discovered in Gombe state, and a whole community was displaced and billions of naira awarded to contractors to commence mining activities.

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HEAVY METALS ANALYSIS OF COAL DEPOSITS AT

HEAVY METALS ANALYSIS OF COAL DEPOSITS AT MAIGANGA IN AKKO LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA,GOMBE ... N. and . 3. NdahiJ. A. 1. Department ofChemistry,Gombe State University P.M.B.127 Gombe, Gombe State. 2. Department of Chemistry,ModibboAdama University of Technology Yola, P.M.B. 2076 Yola, Adamawa State, ... metals released in the mining and burning of ...

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PROXIMATE AND QUALITY ASSESSMENT OF COAL

PROXIMATE AND QUALITY ASSESSMENT OF COAL DEPOSITS AT MAIGANGA IN AKKO LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA, GOMBE STATE, NIGERIA. by . 1. Y. M.Usman and . 2. O. N. Maitera. 1. Department of. ... 20 Samples of coal were gathered from Maiganga coal mine, at four seams (Layers) buried deep inside the soil. Five samples each were collected from the four different ...

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The Maiganga Coal Deposit: Bituminous, Sub-Bituminous or

east-west trends which are imposed on the earlier formation. Maiganga coal mine exposes the rock units of the Gombe Sandstone. And obviously the Gombe Sandstone is the formation that hosts most of the coal deposits found in Gombe State, especially that of Maiganga. Fig. 2.1: Map of Nigeria showing the geological map of Gombe State III.

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Environmental and Health Implications of Coal Mining at Maiganga, Gombe

Coal occurrence, exploitation, Processing, and utilization have strong impact both on human health and the environment. This results from its composition and environment of occurrence. Maiganga Coal occurs in the Gombe sandstone. Result of the petrography analysis of the study area demonstrates high silica content and the presence of some elements in the mine.

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(PDF) The Maiganga Coal Deposit: Bituminous, Sub-Bituminous or Lignite?

the Gombe Sandstone is a sequence of ... margin of North China Plate contains coal deposits of Carboniferous–Permian age. ... center of the Rhenish lignite mining area. The deposit consists of a ...

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List of Natural Mineral Resources Found in Gombe State –

Aug 12, 2020  Coal. In Gombe state at Akko Local government area, there is the Maigana coal mine. Coal is one of the most abundant solid minerals that can be found in the state. In the year 2006, coal was discovered in Gombe state, and a whole community was displaced and billions of naira awarded to contractors to commence mining activities.

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(PDF) Sustainable Mining Practices in Nigeria: A Case Study of Maiganga Coal Mining in Gombe

On going research work with The aim is to assess the level at which coal mining has impacted on the Maiganga environment and community livelihood of Akko Local Government Area of Gombe state, Akko ...

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Nigeria: The magic of smokeless coal IEA Clean Coal Centre

Jan 02, 2019  After traversing the major coal deposits in the country, from Aguwatashi in Nasarawa to Enyeama and Oji in Enugu State, Maiganga in Gombe and Okaba in Kogi — and a visit to Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida( IBB) University where smokeless coal research is being carried out — SINA FADARE reveals how this resource can help end the electricity supply challenge.

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DESIGN OF A HAULAGE WAY IN AN UNDERGROUND COAL

Coal seams also occur at Gombe in Gombe State. Mine production capacities after full rehabilitation and privatisation could attain the following levels: Oyeama and Okpara (150,000-400,000 tonnes/year), Owukpa (2,500 tonnes/year), and Okaba (15,000-300,000 tonnes/year). Nigerian sub-bituminous coal has a high calorific value (5,000-

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List of Mineral Resources in Nigeria and Their Location – Information

Jan 27, 2021  The exploration of coal started at the ogubate mine in 1918. Research has also shown that Nigeria coal is one of the best coal in the world because of its low sulphur and ash content which makes it eco-friendly, Nigeria has nearly 3 billion tonnes of coal reserves in 17 coal fields and only over 600 tonnes of the proven reserve is present.

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Gombe power station - Global Energy Monitor

In January 2015 the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission said it had issued a fresh license to the private company, Trombay Power Generation Limited, to build and operate a 500 MW coal power plant in Gombe State. The plant would be fueled by deposits of coal in the Gombe axis of Nigeria's coal belt.

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Coal Deposits in Nigeria, West Africa with their Locations and

Coal Deposits - Some Africa countries like Nigeria is blessed with coal rich states especially Enugu which is known as the “the coal city” because of its vast coal deposits, other states include; Benue, Kogi, Delta, Kwara, Plateau, Abia, Anambra, Bauchi, Edo, Ondo, Adamawa and Imo.. Fossil fuels came up as a result of the remains of dead animals and plants million years ago; an example of ...

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Palynology, Palynostratigraphy and Paleoenvironmental

Maiganga coal mine, Gombe state. Maiganga coal mine falls within the Gombe Formation inthe Upper Benue Trough of Nigeria. The Maiganga coal mine is bounded by latitudes 009⁰N to 12⁰N and longitudes 10⁰E to 12⁰E (Figure 1).The coal mine is accessible through the GombeYola Road. The – mine is located at 8km, off Gombe Yola Road at 22 km –

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350 Africa – Nigeria Coal Report Highlights, Ideas for pitching and Draft media statement

May 26, 2020  The coal mining in Gombe and Kogi states has affected the livelihoods of local communities, degrading soil and water resources. In the Dangote mining sites, there is high lead and ammonia content in the water (from samples obtained in streams and boreholes) as well as high total dissolved solids (TDS) and low pH (acidity).

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PROXIMATE AND QUALITY ASSESSMENT OF COAL

PROXIMATE AND QUALITY ASSESSMENT OF COAL DEPOSITS AT MAIGANGA IN AKKO LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA, GOMBE STATE, NIGERIA. by . 1. Y. M.Usman and . 2. O. N. Maitera. 1. Department of. ... 20 Samples of coal were gathered from Maiganga coal mine, at four seams (Layers) buried deep inside the soil. Five samples each were collected from the four different ...

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(PDF) The Maiganga Coal Deposit: Bituminous, Sub-Bituminous or Lignite?

the Gombe Sandstone is a sequence of ... margin of North China Plate contains coal deposits of Carboniferous–Permian age. ... center of the Rhenish lignite mining area. The deposit consists of a ...

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Palynology, Palynostratigraphy and Paleoenvironmental

Maiganga coal mine, Gombe state. Maiganga coal mine falls within the Gombe Formation inthe Upper Benue Trough of Nigeria. The Maiganga coal mine is bounded by latitudes 009⁰N to 12⁰N and longitudes 10⁰E to 12⁰E (Figure 1).The coal mine is accessible through the GombeYola Road. The – mine is located at 8km, off Gombe Yola Road at 22 km –

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Appraisal of the Economic Geology of Nigerian Coal

Mineable coal deposits in Nigeria occur at Enugu, Okaba, Ogboyaga, Orukpa, Obi-Lafia, Gombe and Chikila (Obaje, 2009). There is a reported occurrence of coal seams in Ezimo, Enugu State; Iyoko River, east of Ukana and Egodo River near Okpatu both in Benue State. There is a main coal seam in Inyi area, Enugu State. Inyi coal deposit is

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Impact of Coal Mining on the Environment in Mainganga

Impact of Coal Mining on the Environment inMainganga Community of Akko Local Government, Gombe State, Nigeria . By Maina Benjamin, Kachalla Aliyuda Comfort C. Amin Dawa . Gombe StateUniversity. Abstract-The discovery of coal in Maiganga village has attracted the location of coal mining

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Gombe power station - Global Energy Monitor

In January 2015 the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission said it had issued a fresh license to the private company, Trombay Power Generation Limited, to build and operate a 500 MW coal power plant in Gombe State. The plant would be fueled by deposits of coal in the Gombe axis of Nigeria's coal belt.

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Coal Deposits in Nigeria, West Africa with their Locations and

Coal Deposits - Some Africa countries like Nigeria is blessed with coal rich states especially Enugu which is known as the “the coal city” because of its vast coal deposits, other states include; Benue, Kogi, Delta, Kwara, Plateau, Abia, Anambra, Bauchi, Edo, Ondo, Adamawa and Imo.. Fossil fuels came up as a result of the remains of dead animals and plants million years ago; an example of ...

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NIGERIAN CRETACEOUS COAL DEPOSITS AND THEIR

their petroleum source rock potential based on Rock Eval pyrolysis. These coal deposits which occur entirely within the Anambra Basin/Benue Trough have been mapped at Owukpa, Okaba, Ogboyaga, Omelehu, Lafia-Obi and at Gombe-Kumo. Some of these coal deposits lie deep down

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DESIGN OF A HAULAGE WAY IN AN UNDERGROUND COAL

Coal seams also occur at Gombe in Gombe State. Mine production capacities after full rehabilitation and privatisation could attain the following levels: Oyeama and Okpara (150,000-400,000 tonnes/year), Owukpa (2,500 tonnes/year), and Okaba (15,000-300,000 tonnes/year). Nigerian sub-bituminous coal has a high calorific value (5,000-

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List of Mineral Resources in Nigeria and Their Location – Information

Jan 27, 2021  The exploration of coal started at the ogubate mine in 1918. Research has also shown that Nigeria coal is one of the best coal in the world because of its low sulphur and ash content which makes it eco-friendly, Nigeria has nearly 3 billion tonnes of coal reserves in 17 coal fields and only over 600 tonnes of the proven reserve is present.

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List of Solid Minerals in Nigeria and their Locations

Now I will discuss the major solid minerals starting with coal. Coal was first discovered in 1909 in the South Eastern state of Enugu in Nigeria and it’s exploration began at Ogbete Mine in 1916. This coal of Nigeria happens to be among the best coal in the globe because of it’s low sulphur and ash content which resulted in an ecofriendly coal.

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Mineral Deposit Types, Mineralogy, Alteration, Host Rock, Wall

An ore deposit rich enough to work with profits is called an ore deposit and is called ore minerals plus gangue ore in an ore deposit. Vein-Mineral-Deposits. Note. Ore deposits are an economic term and the beds are a geological term. All factors affecting the mining, processing and transportation of ore must also be considered.

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(DOC) ASSESSEMENT OF COAL MINING IN MAIGANGA

The discovery of coal in Maiganga village has attracted the location of coal mining industry in the area to mine an estimated proven cold reserve of 4.5 million tons. Coal mining has a significant impact on people livelyhood and the environment, the

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‘How improper coal mining poses danger to health,

Aug 12, 2020  Coal mining is currently active in Kogi, Benue and Gombe states. x. ... Okwori Onaji, decried a situation where coal deposits cover Owukpa, a community in Benue State where he said coal mining

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