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RECENT EXPLORATION ACTIVITIES OF NATIONAL STEEL RAW MATERIALS EXPLORATION AGENCY (NSRMEA), KADUNA.
Proceedings of the National Steel Raw Materials Exploration Agency’s Stakeholders forum held on 22nd November, 2012 at Nicon Luxury Hotel, Abuja, Nigeria
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RECENT EXPLORATION ACTIVITIES OF NATIONAL STEEL RAW MATERIALS EXPLORATION AGENCY (NSRMEA), KADUNA.

 

 

In the past two years, National Steel Raw Material Exploration Agency has generated a total of 6,000 metres of cores through   Core and Reverse Circulation drilling.

NSRMEA has during this time carried out the following activities amongst others:-

  • Core drilling of 25 boreholes on Enegbaki Iron Ore in Koton-Karfe with a total metrage of 963.02m.

 

  • Core and Reverse circulation drilling of 53 boreholes at Koton-Karfe Iron Ore with a total metrage of 927.79m.

 

  • Core drilling of 25 boreholes on coal at Maiganga and Molko with a total metrage of 1025m.

 

  • Core drilling of 10 boreholes on coal at Odokpono/Ogboyoga, Ankpa/ Omala LGAs, Kogi State for WEMPCO Ltd.Total metrage drilled 513.00m

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  • Core drilling of 10 boreholes on coal at Omelewu-Agaliga, Kogi State with a total metrage of 1020m.

 

  • Core drilling of Bitumen deposit at Idobilayo Village, Ondo State.

 

  • Core drilling of 8 Nos. Boreholes on Agbado- Okudu Iron ore, kogi State with a total metrage of 243m.

 

  • Geophysical investigation of Coal deposit at Akpobi, Dekina LGA, Kogi state covering area of 1.8 Km2.

 

  • Geophysical investigation of Lead/Zinc deposit at Uburu,  Ohaozara LGA, Ebonyi State covering area of 1.9 Km2.

 

  •   Geophysical investigation of Coal deposit at Ikebe, Ankpa LGA, Kogi State, covering an area of 1.0 Km2.

 

  •  Geophysical investigation of Odenyi coal deposit, Bassa LGA, Kogi State covering an area 4.0 Km2.

 

  • Geophysical investigation for the siting of (10 Nos.) Boreholes for Coal core drilling at Ogboyaga-Odokpono Coal fields, Ankpa/Omala LGAs, Kogi State.