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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 this study is to evaluate the environmental and health risk of the Maiganga coal mining,

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HEAVY METALS ANALYSIS OF COAL DEPOSITS AT MAIGANGA

metals released in the mining and burning of coal are environmentally and biologically toxic elements, such as lead, mercury, nickel, tin, cadmium, antimony, and arsenic, as well as radio isotopes of thorium and strontiumas reported by (Jeff, 2006). Coal ash contains heavy metals which can betoxic especially where there is prolonged

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(PDF) The Maiganga Coal Deposit: Bituminous, Sub

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

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Chemistry of Maiganga Coal Deposit, Upper Benue Trough

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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Coal Deposits in Nigeria, West Africa with their Locations

During the year 1916, the Ogbete Mine, Enugu resumed coal mining operation fully, and then other mines such as Onyeama, Iva Valley and Okpara climbing in the districts of Enugu followed suit. The outcome of coal mining in Enugu in 1916 when Ogbete Mines first started operation was 25,511 metric tons, and it continued to spring up in the region.

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List of Natural Mineral Resources Found in Gombe State

Aug 12, 2020· There are a lot of mining and manufacturing activities that are ongoing in the state due to its large depot of naturally occurring liquid and solid minerals. Gombe state natural resources have not been used to its full potential. The minerals that are most abundant in

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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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Environmental and Health Implications of Coal Mining at

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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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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List of Natural Mineral Resources Found in Gombe State

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) Solid Mineral Deposits and Mining in Nigeria: -A

Solid Mineral Deposits and Mining in Nigeria: -A Sector in Transitional Change. bitumen and coal deposits form the c ore of a “roadmap” for the Gombe, Ogun, Sokoto, Yobe, Eb onyi, MO . 20.

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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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COAL DEPOSIT IN MAMU FORMATION SlideShare

Nov 10, 2015· And based on combustion properties (calorific value, grind ability and ash properties) the most optimum coals for combustion are those from the upper part of the Onyeama mine, lower part of the Orukpa mine, Okaba whole mine and the sub-bituminous series of the Gombe coal deposits. 14.

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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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PROXIMATE AND QUALITY ASSESSMENT OF COAL DEPOSITS

Coal is classified into three major types namely anthracite, bituminous, and lignite, coal is also further classified as semi- anthracite, semi-bituminous, and sub-bituminous. Anthracite is the oldest coal from geological perspective. Coal composed mainly of carbon with little volatile content and practically no

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List of Mineral Resources in Nigeria and Their Location

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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New Report Seeks Shift from Coal Mining in Nigeria We

May 25, 2020· In Kogi State coal mining is undertaken by Dangote Cement and ETA Zuma while that Gombe State is operated by Ashaka Cement. Dangote currently runs the largest coal mining operation in Nigeria in Ankpa to power the production of cement. Dangote is actively mining coal in Onupi, Awo Akplokuta, Awo Ojuwo, Awo Ate, Ajobe Afeanyaka and Utala.

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(PDF) IMPACT OF COAL MINING ON THE ENVIRONMENT AND

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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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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Geology of Nigeria Wikipedia

The Younger Granites of the Jos Plateau contain significant tin deposits, mined since before European colonization. However, in recent years, tin mining has been significantly curtailed by flooding in the mines and low tin prices, as well as water pollution from the mines. Tantalite and columbite are both associated with the tin ore in the plateau.

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