A UNDP/UNIDO assisted Project which is the only specialization facility of its type in the Waste African sub-region, is equipped to:
Process any low grade ore available in the country at 250 to 500 kg/hr on a continuous scale.
Produce adequate quantities of concentrate for assessing its market acceptability.
Evolve optimum processing flow sheet and assess the techno-economics for its commercial exploitation.
To determine design parameters, based on which commercial plant could be set up.
Capable of offering training/consultancy services.
The Plan is highly suitable for Processing Low Grade Ores of:
Cassiterite, Columbite, Tantalite, etc. Iron Ores, Limestone, dolomite Magnetite.
Sulphide ores of Copper, Lead Zinc, Kaolin, gypsum Ilmenite, Granite, Zircon, Rutile, Monazite, Manganese ores, Chromite, etc.
National Metallurgical Development Centre [NMDC], Jos established by Act 50 of 1992, is a Research and Development organization with the mandate to carry out research and development activities for the Metallurgical and allied industries for the development of the nation’s solid minerals sector.