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Nigerian Society of Mining Engineers

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About Us

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:

  1. To bring together all mining and mineral processing engineers in Nigeria as members of the Society.
  2. To advance the science and practice of engineering in the field of mining and mineral processing.
  3. To afford a means for facilitating the acquisition and preservation of the knowledge as it pertains to the professions of mining and mineral processing.
  4. To represent its specialist interests and its members in Nigerian Mining & Geosciences Society (NMGS) and other Nigerian related professional/ regulatory bodies where applicable.

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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:

  • Abuja- Federal Capital Territory, Nasarawa and Niger States.
  • Akure- Ondo, Ekiti, Oyo, Lagos and Osun States.
  • Enugu- Enugu, Anamber, Imo, Cross-River, Akwa-Ibom, Delta, Ebonyi and Bayelsa States.
  • Jos- Plateau, Bauchi, Gombe, Borno, Yobe, Adamawa and Taraba States.
  • Kaduna- Kaduna, Kano, Jigawa, Katsina, Sokoto, Kebbi and Zamfara States.
  • Okene- Kwara, Kogi, Benue and Edo States.

 

 

 

 

 

The activities of the Society include among others:

Publications

The Society publishes technical journal: “The Nigerian Mining Journal”; a quarterly news bulletin- “The Miner”; Annual Conference and seminar proceedings and other hoc publications.

 Conferences/Workshops/ Seminars/Courses

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.

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Membership

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.

Message From Our President

Welcome

Nigerian Society of Mining Engineers (NSME) is a non-profit professional organisation established in 1989 and incorporated in 1990 to cater for its members - mining and mineral processing engineers, and the Nigerian minerals industry. The main purpose of our society is to promote the advancement of mining and mineral processing engineering through professional meetings, dissemination of technical information through publications, presentation of papers and open discussions. It also includes the advancement of mining and mineral processing engineering education and promotion of professionalism and high standard in the profession.

Please take a moment to look at the contents of our website for other information concerning our society and its activities.

Please, if you need any other information outside those on our website, feel free to contact us using the contact feature of our website. Thank you for visiting our website.

Kind Regards,

Engr. Dr E. O. A. Damisa BSc, ACSM, MSc, PhD, FNSME

NSME, President

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Engr. Dr. E. O. A. Damisa

Engr. Dr. E. O. A. Damisa

Engr. Dr E. O. A. Damisa

BSc, ACSM, MSc, PhD, FNSME

6th NSME President (2015 to date)

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Latest News

14Jul 2017

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 […]

14Jul 2017

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 […]

14Jul 2017

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

14Jul 2017

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 […]

30Jan 2017

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 […]

10Apr 2016

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 […]