ABUJA (Scrap Register): Nigeria Mining Week, organised by Miners Association of Nigeria and in partnership with PwC, will be held from 16 to 19 October 2017 in Abuja, Nigeria.
The Nigeria Mining Week opens the door to an exclusive networking opportunity for serious investors, mining operators, finance houses and multilateral investors as well as technology solution providers who are seeking a new market and new clients for mineral exploration and extraction.
-- Meet and network with key players in the Nigerian mining space from both the private and public sectors: what happened to the N30bn fund for mining exploration approved in October 2016.
-- Understand the new government’s plans for the sector and how Nigeria will increase mining’s contribution to gross domestic product from 0.3 % in 2015 to 7 % within a decade
-- Access available sources of finance and alternative business tools and contribute to increasing by $27 billion the national GDP coming from mining and related sectors by 2025.
-- Optimize your presence in an industry needing to grow by $7 billion in the next decade to develop gold and iron ore and diversify its oil-dependent economy.
-- Share experiences and voice your perspectives to government in order to set up your business in the best conditions
-- Align your investment with the government strategy to start production of iron ore, lead, zinc, bitumen, nickel, coal, and gold on a large scale.