The Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) holds a workshop for stakeholders in the solid minerals sector on Thursday, 22nd September,2011 at the NUT Endwell Conference Hotel, Kaduna .The Mining Scoping Study Workshop with the theme Extending EITI to the Solid Minerals will attract participants from key solid minerals sector including MDAs, Investors and the civil society across Nigeria.
Nigeria is in the process of conducting the first Solid Minerals Audit covering 2007-2009. A Scoping Study of the Solid Mineral Sector for the Audit is in progress.
The essence of this workshop therefore is for all stakeholders in the mining sector to consider the Interim Report of the Consultant engaged in the Scoping Study with a view to addressing key issues contained therein. The Study is expected to identify the Key Players in the Solid Minerals Sector that would be engaged in the upcoming Audit and also the Materiality Thresholds to be applied in the Audit.