“Discovering Sudan’s Mining Opportunities”

East Africa is known as one of the richest regions in Africa in terms of natural resources, Journalingual Tour Africa program has undertaken a few informative kinds of researches on Africa natural resources and found out very important facts about Sudan’s opportunities in mining and investing in local mineral resources, the information you are about read will blow your mind and will give you assurance to confidently invest in Sudan’s incredible natural and mineral resources, but before that let us introduce you to the most important and resourceful company in which you will discover the gate to the Sudanese minerals.


The Sudanese Company for Mineral Resources Ltd. is the governmental supervisory mechanism over mining resources in Sudan, and it is the authority concerned with monitoring the mining sector, legalizing and regulating traditional mining, tightening the environmental safety program, and establishing social responsibility projects.

The Sudanese Mineral Resources Limited Company is unique because it is the only entity concerned with dealing with the investing parties in the mining sector in compliance with the approved controls and adoption of strategic management systems, quality standards, and excellence in organizing mining work and setting policies and objectives for mining activities in all activities within the framework of the Mineral Resources Development Law of 2015, for information please visit their website www.smrc.sd

The natural resources of Sudan include petroleum and small deposits of gold, iron ore, silver, copper, tungsten, mica, chromium ore, and zinc. The mining sector does not play a significant role as the majority of the population relies on subsistence agriculture. The GDP of the country as of 2011 was $90.19 billion, There are more than 40,000 gold mining sites in Sudan. About 60 gold processing companies are operating in 13 states of the country.

The annual production amounts of minerals in Sudan

  1. Gold: about 50 to 70 tones/year.
  2. Chromite: about 100,000
  3. Copper: more than 50 tones /year.
  4. Iron: about 70,000/year.
  5. Gypsum: more than 100,000
  6. Salt: more than 100,000
  7. Marble: about 100,000 tones/year.
  8. Dimension stones: more than
    50,000 tones/year.
  9. In addition to variable amounts of
    Talc, kaoline, flourite, feldspar,
    white sand and building