Data Center Description
The Department of Mines and Geology (DMG) is the only government organization that deals with geo-scientific studies, investigation of mineral resources and mineral resource development activities within the countrThe Department of Mines and Geology was established with the following objectives:
-to provide the basic geo-scientific information and expert services to mineral resources exploration and development entrepreneurs and institutions, and individuals involved in infrastructure development, mitigation of natural hazards and protection of the environment through research, studies, investigations, and exploration;
-to manage the government investment in mineral exploration, development and production, and also in related mineral based industries;
-to promote the development of mineral industry sector through formulation of sound mineral policy and legislation ultimately to uplift national economy;
-to regulate and monitor the mineral exploration, mining and mineral based industries and ensure that mineral development activities are carried out in compliance with the government's mineral policy, related laws and regulations;
-to advise the government on matters related to mineral development, and geological hazards.