The Nigerian Coal Corporation: An Evaluation Of Production Performance(1960 1987)
AbstractCOAL WAS DISCOVERED IN NIGERIA IN 1909 AND COAL MINING STARTED WITH A DRIFT MINE AT OGBETE, ENUGU IN 1915. SINCE 1958/59, WHEN COAL PRODUCTION REACHED ITS PEAK, THERE HAS BEEN A PERSISTENT FLUCTUATION IN THE AMOUNT OF COAL PRODUCED IN SUBSEQUENT YEARS. THIS PAPER THEREFORE INVESTIGATES THE MAJOR CAUSES OF THE DECLINE OF THE NIGERIA COAL INDUSTRY AND PROVIDES A FRAMEWORK FOR GREATER(IMPROVED) PERFORMANCE.
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Date of creation: 02 Jan 2005
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NIGERIA; COAL; INDUSTRY; MINING; COSTING; PRODUCTION; MARKET; REVITALIZATION SCHEME; PERFORMANCE; ANALYSIS; ENUGU;
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