• Promotion of mineral development;
  • Provision of technical assistance and advice in mining, mineral processing, mineral utilisation and marketing of mineral resources;
  • Mineral exploration;
  • Research in exploration, mining, and utilisation of minerals and mineral products;
  • Enforcement of the conditions of Mining Licences, Mining Permits, Mining Concessions, Prospecting Licences (for Large Scale Operations), Prospecting Permits (for Medium and Small Scale operations) and Quarry Licences;
  • Collection of Rentals, fees, charges, levies etc. payable under the Mining Act;
  • Hall Marking.