Nigerian Society Mining Engineers (NSME) is a volunteer professional organization founded on 24th June, 1989 and incorporated on 23rd March, 1990 to serve its members and the Nigerian minerals industry. NSME has its secretariat along Barkin Ladi Road in Bukuru, Plateau State, Nigeria and membership of over 900. NSME has continued to evolve over the years to meet the needs of its members and the minerals industry. It has objectives including:
The National body is the apex of the Society and run by the Council. The Council comprises elected National Executive Members, Fellows-in-Council, Members-in- Council, and Institutional Members-in-Council. The President of the Society is the Chairman of the Council.
The Society has six Zonal Chapters run by their respective Executive Committees. These Zonal Chapters are:
The activities of the Society include among others:
The Society publishes technical journal: “The Nigerian Mining Journal”; a quarterly news bulletin- “The Miner”; Annual Conference and seminar proceedings and other hoc publications.
The Society provides services (technical, managerial, or professional) to its members to improve their competence through workshops, seminars, lectures and conferences. The need of these services is more paramount in our profession than in most other professions because of the increasing advances in the fields of engineering and technology.
Membership is open to all who satisfy the examination requirement of the Council of the Society (degree or its equivalent in mining and/or mineral processing obtained from institutions accredited as such by relevant accreditation bodies in Nigeria).
The Society consists of Fellows and Members, who are known as Corporate Members.
The Society also has attached to :
Honorary Fellows, Graduate Members, Affiliates, and Students,
all of whom are collectively referred to as Non-corporate Members.
In addition to the Classes of Membership, there are Institutional Members.
The Nigerian Society of Mining Engineers has announced a date for its 2017 Annual General Meeting and Conference. The epoch making event holds from 7th to 10th November, 2017 in the historic city of Kaduna. The annual event that has been tagged Kaduna 2017 will hold at Asaa Pyramid Hotel, off Independence Way, Kaduna. The […]
ADDRESS BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE NIGERIAN SOCIETY OF MINING ENGINEERS (NSME), DR EBENEZER ALIU DAMISA, FNSME ON THE OCCASION OF A COURTESY CALL ON THE MANAGEMENT OF THE AFRICAN INDEPENDENT TELEVISION (AIT) STATION KADUNA, TUESDAY 14 FEBRUARY 2017. Courtesy It gives us great pleasure and honour to pay this courtesy call on the African […]
GROWING THE REVENUE FROM THE NIGERIA’S SOLID MINERALS SECTOR BY EBENEZER O.A. DAMISA PRESIDENT, NIGERIAN SOCIETY OF MINING ENGINEERS Being a paper presented at Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) Reconciliation Meeting on Wednesday, 22 March 2017 at Barca-Liga Hotels Ltd, Abuja
An Overview of Gypsum Occurrences and Processing in Nigeria for Plaster of Paris (POP) and Cement Industries Dr. E.O.A. Damisa, FNSME President, Nigerian Society of Mining Engineers An invited paper delivered at a one-day Stakeholders Forum on Development/Beneficiation of Gypsum for Plaster of Paris and Cement Production in Nigeria organised by the Raw Materials Research […]
ADDRESS BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE NIGERIAN SOCIETY OF MINING ENGINEERS (NSME) AND HOST, DR EBENEZER O.A. DAMISA, FNSME; AT THE OPENING CEREMONY OF THE 16TH ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING/CONFERENCE OF THE SOCIETY HOLDING AT BARCELONA HOTEL, 23 BLANTYRE STREET, ABUJA. 1-4 NOVEMBER, 2016. Courtesies It gives me great pleasure and honour to extend to you […]
On March 26, 2016, some members of Council of the Nigerian Society of Engineers led by the President, Engr. Dr. E.O.A. Damisa, FNSME visited one of the elders of the Society, Engr. L. A. Adegboye, FNSME, FNSE, FNMGS, FIMM at his home, Offa in Kwara State. Engr. Adegboye was the pioneer Secretary General and the […]