Mining started playing an important role in Sudan’s economy after South-Sudan declared its independence & took with it the majority of production oil fields. Mining is expected to replace oil exports drop in Sudan’s budget.
The mining industry in Sudan is a flourishing sector and accounts for almost 4% of the country’s GDP. In particular, the gold mining industry is scaling up rapidly. It was estimated to be worth 2.5 billion dollars in 2013. Mineral resources have not been fully explored as of yet but include: Petroleum, Natural gas, Gold, Silver, Chrome, Asbestos, Manganese, Gypsum, Mica, Zinc, Iron, Lead, Uranium, Copper, Kaolin, Cobalt, Granite, Nickel and Tin.
DAL has contributed to the booming of this sector by providing the required machinery and tools, and being aware of the fact that the mining is a strategic investment for Sudan. DAL has tailored innovative, specialized and environmentally friendly solutions for the mining business that include supplying the inputs and tools along with operating and exploring services.