IRON ORE MINING IN NIGERIA; THE OPPORTUNITIES,
Iron ore is used for making steel, transformer and motor cars, ferrous sulphate from waster liqueur of the steel picking process or by the direct reaction, metals for electrical shielding, electro-magnetic devices, electric bells, electric fan cage, equipment rack, instrument body, engineering works, hydrated salt, iron oxide pigments, various salts of iron and ferrites and chemicals.Mining industry of Nigeria - Wikipedia,Iron Ore. Nigeria has several deposits of iron ore, but the purest deposits are in and around Itakpe in Kogi State. The National Iron Ore Mining Company was founded in 1979 and given the mission to explore, exploit, process, and supply iron ore concentrate to the Ajaokuta Steel Company (ASCL) in Ajaokuta and Delta Steel Company (DCL) in Aladja. Additional demand has come from several steelNigeria - Mining Africa,The government of Nigeria has also invested in iron ore operations in Guinea. Uranium Mining in Nigeria The British Geological Survey recently discovered several major uranium deposits in Adamawa State, Plateau State, Taraba State, Cross River State, Kano State and Bauchi State.