UNDER THE HIGH PATRONAGE OF HIS MAJESTY KING MOHAMMED VI, MARRAKECH MINING CONVENTION - 2019

MINISTRY

Ministry of Mines and Steel Development, Nigeria

Ministry of Energy, Mines and Sustainable Development, Kingdom of Morocco

Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources, Republic of Turkey

Ministry of Mines and Mineral Resources, Sierra Leone

The Ministry of Mines, Industrial Development, Trade and Private Sector Promotion, Chad

Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources, Ghana

Ministry of Mines, India

The Geological Survey of India

The Geological Department of the Gambia

Ministry of Petroleum, Energy and Mines, Mauritania

The Ministry of Mines, Quarries and Energy (MMCE) , Burkina Faso

Ministry of Water and Energy, Gabon

Ministry of Mines and Geology, Cote d’Ivoire

Ministry of Mines and Strategic Resources, Madagascar

Ministry of Mines, Niger

Ministry of Mines & Geology, Senegal

Ministry of Economy and the Geology and Energy Resources, Portugal


MINISTRY


Ministry of Mines and Steel Development, Nigeria

Nigeria is located in Western Africa, bordering the Gulf of Guinea, between Benin and Cameroon. Nigeria has vast mineral resources. The Ministry of Mines and Steels Development (MMSD), established in 1985, is an agency set up to unlock the economic potentials of the solid minerals sub-sector in Nigeria.



Ministry of Energy, Mines and Sustainable Development, Kingdom of Morocco

Morocco is one of the ‘Great Maghreb Countries’, its geographical location makes it a bridge between Europe and Africa. Morocco’s rich mineral deposit has attracted explorers around the globe. Morocco’s key natural resources include phosphates, zinc, manganese and iron ore. The Ministry of Energy, Mines and Sustainable Development is responsible for laws and regulations for mining and aspires to boost the mining, oil and gas exploration.



Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources, Republic of Turkey

Turkey is a Eurasian country that is partly located in Southeastern Europe and partly in Southwestern Asia. Turkey's mining sector was established nearly 9000 years ago and is very diverse with nearly 60 mineral ores and rocks. The objective of the Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources is to create a reliable future through energy and natural resources.



Ministry of Mines and Mineral Resources, Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone is located in Western Africa between Guinea and Liberia. Sierra Leone has a rich supply of natural resources including diamonds, iron ore, gold, titanium ore, bauxite, and chromite. The Ministry of Mines and Mineral Resources creates the conditions that are conducive to the granting of mineral rights to interested investors with Government’s aim in pursuing a more creative mining development policy.



The Ministry of Mines, Industrial Development, Trade and Private Sector Promotion, Chad

Chad is a landlocked nation located south of Libya in Central Africa. The mineral commodities produced includes gold, lime, limestone, uranium, diamonds, silver, quartz, tin, soda ash, cement, clay, salt, sand, and stone. The Ministry of Mines, Industrial Development, Trade and Private Sector Promotion monitors and deals with the minerals regulation.



Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources, Ghana

Ghana is located in western Africa, and borders the Gulf of Guinea between Togo and Cote d'Ivoire. Ghana is well endowed with substantial mineral resources, the major ones being gold, diamonds, manganese and bauxite. The Minerals Commission of Ghana is an agency under The Ministry of Land and Natural Resources. The Commission’s primary responsibility is to foster the efficient and effective regulation and management of the utilization of Ghana’s mineral resources.



Ministry of Mines, India

Ministry of Mines is responsible for survey and exploration of all minerals, other than natural gases, petroleum and atomic minerals, for mining and metallurgy of non-ferrous metals like aluminium, copper, zinc, lead, gold, nickel, etc. and for administration of the Mines and Minerals (Regulation and Development) Act, 1957 in respect of all mines and minerals other than coal, natural gas and petroleum.



The Geological Survey of India

The Geological Survey of India (GSI) was set up in 1851 primarily to find coal deposits for the Railways. The arrival of Sir Thomas Oldham, Professor of Geology at Trinity College Dublin and the Chief of Irish Geological Survey at Calcutta on 4th March 1851, marked the beginning of the continuous period of the Geological Survey of India. Over the years, it has not only grown into a repository of geo-science information required in various fields in the country, but has also attained the status of a geo-scientific organisation of international repute. The main functions of GSI relate to creation and updation of national geoscientific information and mineral resource assessment. These objectives are achieved through ground surveys, air-borne and marine surveys, mineral prospecting and investigations, multi-disciplinary geoscientific, geo-technical, geo-environmental and natural hazards studies, glaciology, seismotectonic study, and carrying out fundamental research. Outcome of work of GSI has immense societal value. Functioning and annual programmes of GSI assume significance in the national perspective.



The Geological Department of the Gambia

The Geological Department established in 1978 is the Government Institution responsible for geological survey and mineral exploration, and custodian of the Mines and Quarries Act. The Department recognizes the importance of the geosciences in underpinning national sustainable development, economic growth, environmental protection and enhancement of the quality of life. The Department endeavours to continuously generate, collect, store and archive relevant geoscientific data, and disseminate data and information in a user-friendly way to government, private sector, and the public at large.



Ministry of Petroleum, Energy and Mines, Mauritania

The General Directorate of Mines, Ministry of Petroleum, Energy and Mines, Mauritania is responsible for the development, adoption, implementation and monitoring of national policies and strategies in the mining sector, as well as the control and monitoring of mining activities. http://www.petrole.gov.mr



The Ministry of Mines, Quarries and Energy (MMCE) , Burkina Faso

The Ministry of Mines, Quarries and Energy (MMCE) Is in charge of the mining sector in Burkina. It organizes the mining sector through the implementation of mining regulations in force implementing the promotion and enhancement of the country’s mining potential. In the framework of the promotion of mining sector.



Ministry of Water and Energy, Gabon

The Ministry of Water and Energy, Gabon is responsible for all regulatory services and implementing the strategy for processing mineral resources.



Ministry of Mines and Geology, Cote d’Ivoire

The Ministry of Mines, Petroleum Resources and Energy is the technical and administrative body tasked with the implementation of the Government's mining policy.



Ministry of Mines and Strategic Resources, Madagascar

Ministry of Mines and Strategic Resources, Madagascar is responsible for managing, developing and promoting national oil and mineral resources in Madagascar.



Ministry of Mines, Niger

Ministry of Mines, Niger contributes to ensuring mining resources are exploited in the interest of citizens of the country and contribute to creating the conditions for rapid and sustainable growth.



Ministry of Mines & Geology, Senegal

The Ministry of Mines & Geology, Government of Senegal is the lead agency in charge of formulating, coordinating and setting overall objectives, policies, strategies and general directives for mining and geology in Senegal.



Ministry of Economy and the Geology and Energy Resources, Portugal

Ministry of Economy and the Geology and Energy Resources mission is to contribute to the design, promotion and evaluation of policies relating to energy and geological resources, in terms of sustainable development and ensuring security of supply.




THE INAUGURAL MARRAKECH MINING CONVENTION 2019 | 17-19 April | Palais des Congrès, Marrakech, Morocco

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