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Chemical Characteristics of Discharges from Two Derelict

of Mining Engineering IRSME Journal of Mining and Environment JME journal homepage jmeshahroodutacir Chemical Characteristics of Discharges from Two Derelict Coal Mine Sites in Enugu Nigeria Implication for Pollution and Acid Mine Drainage Lauren Akpan1 Akaha Celestine Tse1 Ferdinand Dumbari Giadom1 and Christopher Iorfa Adamu2 1...

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Remembering Margaret Ekpo and the Enugu strike massacre

Dec 12 2020 0183 32 In November 1949 a labour union dispute was raised by the Nigeria Africa Mineworkers Union at the British-owned Enugu Colliery which had coal mines...

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Enugu Archives Business Pilot

This is more so with the proximity of the Enugu coal mines to the power station a driving distance of about 20 minut There are also traces of crude oil in Ugwuoba in the same Oji-River Local Government area of the state The state will also negotiate with investors interested in investing in the coal mining in Enugu...

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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...

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Sabinet Design of a powered support system in Enugu coal

The main aim of this research work is to design the power support system that will create a safe work environment for Enugu Coal mine The project involves the analyses of the geological characteristics of the Enugu Coal Deposit This includes the angle of dip of the deposit the condition of the roof and the floor hydrogeological condition seam thicknesses are considered during the design...

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Design of a Powered Support System in Enugu Coal Mine

Design of a Powered Support System in Enugu Coal Mine Akande JM and Saliu MA Department of Mining Engineering The Federal University of Technology PMB 704 Akure...

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Analysis Of Coal

Coal samples from the Enugu Coal Onyeama mine were obtained and pulverized The coal sample pulverized was subjected to proximate and ultimate analysis to determine its characteristic constituents Analysis showed a volatile matter content of 3746 weight percent 710 moisture content 83 ash content and 4714 fixed carbon for proximate...

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Enugu State Land Of Coal

Enugu meaning top of the hill which is regarded as the oldest urban area in the Igbo speaking area of Southeast Nigeria The Land Of Coal...

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Enugu 12 Things You Probably Didn t Know About Enugu

Jun 21 2017 0183 32 Enugu residents respond with wa rather than the commonly used mba for no so visitors to the city should learn to say wa to have a feel for the culture Visitors can also take a trip to the old coal mines to see explore the tunnels Udi and Ugweme hills is a perfect site for picnics Enjoy the Nightlife In The City...

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Water resources problems in the Enugu area of Anambra

The Enugu coal mines are bedevilled by acid mine drainage problems In an attempt to dewater the mines acid and iron rich water is discharged into nearby rivers The water resources programmes need proper planning and management strategi Problémes de ressources en eau dans la région de Enugu...

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Project topics onANALYSIS OF ENUGU COAL

Coal samples from the Enugu Coal Onyeama mine were obtained and pulverized The coal sample pulverized was subjected to proximate and ultimate analysis to determine its characteristic constituents Analysis showed a volatile matter content of 3746 weight percent 710 moisture content 83 ash content and 4714 fixed carbon for...

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Coal Deposits in Nigeria West Africa with their Locations

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 At a point Enugu mined 790 030 metric tons of coal before a steady decline set in 1967 - 1970 during the Nigerian Civil War as a result of abandonment of several min...

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Contaminated blessing How coal mining polluted water

Coal mining as huge revenue earner for Nigeria largest employer of labour in Enugu Coal according to ejatlasorg generated lots of revenue for Nigeria between the years 1916 and 1970 when it was...

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The Iva Valley Enugu State Massacre

Mar 01 2021 0183 32 The Iva Valley Coal Mine was opened in 1917 by the British colonial government of Nigeria after the Udi Mine in 1915 making it the second ever coal mine established in the city 2 It is exactly 64 years today November 18 2013 when armed British colonial policemen opened fire on defenceless coal miners in the Iva Valley mine in Enugu...

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large gold mine aggregate jaw crusher in Enugu Nigeria

The Enugu Coal Mine Str Nigerias coal deposits identified The Enugu Coal District covering 270000 hectares of the coal basin is centred around Enugu City south of the Benue District It has supported the largest amount of commercial mining in the past In addition to two underground mines there are a total of 36 drill holes drilled in the area...

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From 1909 Sad tale of Enugu coal industry

Mar 30 2016 0183 32 The NCC was tasked with exploiting coal resources and held a monopoly on coal and coke mining production and sales until 1999 One of the old coal min The name Enugu is synonymous with coal...

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Problems Encountered in Dewatering a Nigerian Coal Mine

The Lower Coal measures is the oldest formation in the coal fields the False-bedded sandstones is the next and is the main aquifer in Onyeama mine and contributes nearly all the groundwater entering the Enugu coal min The material here is unconsolidated The upper coal...

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health hazards of coal mining in enugu

Health Hazards Of Coal Mining In Enugu 2019-10-13nicknamed the coal city enugus economy in the early 20th century depended on coal mining in the udi plateau this industry was the pushing force towards the citys growthhe nigerian coal corporation has been based in enugu since its creation in 1950 where it controlled coal miningget price...

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FG moves to revive Enugu coal mines GCFRNG

Nov 22 2019 0183 32 Minister of State Mines and Steel Development Dr Uchechukwu Sampson Ogah has said that the Federal Government would soon revive the coal mines in Enugu State to contribute meaningfully to the socio-economic development of the country Addressing newsmen after a meeting with Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi at the Government House Enugu on Friday Dr Ogah who...

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2019 Ohanaeze youths unhappy with Buhari over Enugu coal

Nov 05 2018 0183 32 Recall that the Enugu coal mine which employed over 1 000 workers went moribund in the seventi Its abandonment was attributed in some quarters to the effect of the discovery of crude oil in commercial quantities in some parts of Nigeria...

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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...

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Nigerian Coal Corporation

Inyi Coal Field Enugu State Obwetti Mine Obwetti was closed down due to low production in the late 1950s Ogbete Mine Enugu State This mine opened in 1915 but was closed and flooded during the Civil War It reopened in 1972 and became the country s largest coal mining operation until its closure...

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methods of coal mining in enugu state Canada

Reviving enugu state s coal production politics enugu state can achieve this with all the coal mines in enugu state anambra state and delta state put into maximum use constant electricity supply will be achievable for the entire SE and SS zones thus making the zones attractive for foreign investors business owners and general development of the zon...

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15 Places to go and Things to do in Enugu

Nov 14 2016 0183 32 Udi hills is the site of the first coal mine in Enugu opened in 1915 but later replaced with the Iva Valley Mine in 1917 Under the Udi Hills are the coal mines there also are tunnels for tourists to explore Ugwueme and Udi hills are about one hundred metres above sea level and is the perfect site for picnics 6Milken Hills...

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Enugu Ngwo Sitting on a powder keg

But it could play out in real life in Enugu State because of the hollow created by coal mining activities in Enugu by the defunct Nigerian Coal Corporation NCC...

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FG moves to revive Enugu coal mines as minister embarks

Nov 22 2019 0183 32 The Minister of State Mines and Steel Development Dr Uchechukwu Sampson Ogah has disclosed the readiness of the federal government to revive the coal mines in Enugu...

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how enugu state was established as a coal mining town in

How Enugu State Was Established As A Coal Mining Town In how enugu state was established as a coal mining town To distinguish it from the city of Enugu or Enugu was established in 1912 as a small coal mining town Enugu State had a population of impact of mining activities More Info note on effect of coal mining in nigeria back-bonecozaget...

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Groundwater occurrence and flow pattern in the Enugu coal

Dec 24 2009 0183 32 Abstract The distribution of major geological units static water level data water chemistry data and observations of surface features influenced by groundwater seepage were used to ascertain the nature of groundwater occurrence and flow pattern in the Enugu coal field Nigeria Considerations of the geological units the static groundwater levels and groundwater seepages in the mines...

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Enugu Residents Decay In Coal Mining Industry Call For

May 21 2017 0183 32 For more information log on to channelstv...

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FG to revive Enugu coal mines

Coal Mine The Federal Government has stated its readiness to revive the Coal mines in Enugu State to enhance economic growth of both the state and the country Minister of State Mines and Steel Development Dr Uchechukwu Sampson Ogah made this known while briefing newsmen after a meeting with Enugu State Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi at the...

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