Marrakesh Mining Convention 2019 | 17-19 April

MINISTRY

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

Ministry of Infrastructure and Energy, Republic of Albania

Ministry of Mines and Steel Development, Nigeria

Ministry of Petroleum and Minerals, Republic of The Sudan

Ministry of Economic Development, Kosovo

Ministry of Energy and Mining Policy, Argentina

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

The Minerals Commission, Ghana


MINISTRY


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 Infrastructure and Energy, Republic of Albania

Albania is a country with rich mineral resources. Mineral exploration, exploitation and processing constitutes a key component of the Albanian economy. The Ministry of Infrastructure and Energy (Albanian: Ministria e Infrastruktura dhe Energjis) is a department of the Albanian Government, responsible for national climate policy and international cooperation on climate change, as well as energy issues, meteorology and national geological surveys, electricity, water, wastewater services and industry in Albania.



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 Petroleum and Minerals, Republic of The Sudan

Sudan is one of the largest countries in Africa, with a diverse geology and large quantities of mineral resources. The Ministry of Petroleum and Minerals is responsible for mineral exploration and geologic surveys in Sudan and its territorial waters. The Ministry implements Government policies and programs and promotes investment in the mining sector.



Ministry of Economic Development, Kosovo

The mining sector has traditionally been an important contributor to Kosovo's economy. Kosovo has a varied geology containing a range of exploitable metal and mineral deposits including gold, chrome, nickel, aluminum, copper, iron metals, lignite and lead-zinc. The Ministry of Economic Development is responsible for formulating legislation, policies, and strategies for mine development and for promoting new mineral research and exploitation in the country. It also regulates the mineral sector by setting standards and implementing regulations on safety and environmental protection.



Ministry of Energy and Mining Policy, Argentina

Argentina the 8th largest country in the world is a sparsely populated country on the continent of South America. Argentina is a country of abundant natural resources, and has one of the strongest economies in Latin America. Argentina offers Gold, Silver, Copper, Zinc, Lead, Molybdenum, Iron, Lithium, Potassium, nuclear minerals, rare earth metal, and a diversified resources. The Ministry of Energy and Mining Policy (Ministerio de Energía y Minera) is responsible for regulations, policies and investments in mining sector.



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.



The Minerals Commission, 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.




THE INAUGURAL MARRAKESH MINING CONVENTION 2019 | 17-19 April | Palais des Congrès, Marrakesh, Morocco

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