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About company

“Siberian” Mining and Geological Company was formed in 2013 after several of years of geological investigations conducted by a team of geologists from Russia, headed by the team leader V.V. Zhukov.

During the period from 2009 through 2013 a number of Northeast African countries were investigated, and among them Sudan had the most promising deposits and the most favourable mining conditions.

Pyramids of the Nubian Desert

Pyramids of the Nubian Desert

Landforms made by Proterozoic shales

Landforms made by Proterozoic shales

Native gold diggers

Native gold diggers

Sampling of the quartz vein

Sampling of the quartz vein

Native gold diggers

Native gold diggers

The catch of gold diggers

The catch of gold diggers

From its formation, “Siberian” started cooperating actively with the Ministry of Minerals of Sudan and that enabled the company to analyze conditions of further exploration activities and construction of mills. Such work resulted in signing of concession agreements in 2015.

  • 2009

    Started studying the African geology

  • 2011

    Chose Sudan as the most promising country for a gold mining business

  • 2013

    Formed a company in Sudan. Cooperated actively with governmental authorities

  • 2015

    Signed a concession agreement. Continued geological exploration in the concession blocks

  • 2016

    Started pilot testing of equipment. Preparing feasibility studies for construction of mills with a capacity of 3 million tons

Such work resulted in signing of concession agreements in 2015.

The signing of concession agreements

The signing of concession agreements

Presidential Palace, Khartoum, Sudan, 2015

The signing of concession agreements

The signing of concession agreements

Presidential Palace, Khartoum, Sudan, 2015

The signing of concession agreements

The signing of concession agreements

Presidential Palace, Khartoum, Sudan, 2015

This year the company proceeds to large-scale activities aiming to verify reserves and to design four gold mills with an ore mining capacity of up to 3 million tons each. Those will be the first gold producing mills of such level in Sudan. After their launch, the company expects to enter the list of major gold mining companies of the world.

This year the company proceeds to large-scale activities aiming to verify reserves and to design four gold mills with an ore mining capacity of up to 3 million tons each. Those will be the first gold producing mills of such level in Sudan. After their launch, the company expects to enter the list of major gold mining companies of the world.

Our team

Our company possesses many-years’ relevant experience completing the whole cycle of gold mining tasks on an industrial scale from the exploration activities, construction and commissioning of gold mills, to the offering of the gold mining company’s shares on securities markets.

Our geologists and engineers have long-term experience working in Krasnoyarsk Krai, which is the largest gold-mining region in Russia. The company’s founder and chairman of its board of directors is a known Russian gold industrialist V.V. Zhukov (link), who has implemented a number of successful investment projects. One of them is JSC Vasilevsky Rudnik. Vladimir invested in the construction of a mill and the launch of gold mining facilities, and successfully led the company to its IPO.

The board of directors consists of 5 members, and each of them has a long history of successful management and implementation of business projects. The reputation and renommee of the company’s management helps to easily engage the top experts all over Russia for the execution of projects of any scale.

The senior managers of the team of geologists are unique specialists with 30 or more years of experience. They have a track record of dozens of discovered deposits and successfully completed large-scale mineral extraction projects.

Our partners

In the normal course of business we actively use experience and technologies of leading world companies in the area of geology and extraction of minerals, including, but not limiting to, companies of Russia, which holds the 4th place in world wide gold production.

To ensure prompt and high-quality project support, implementation of state-of-the-art technologies, engagement of skilled Russian specialists, efficient cooperation with the Russian partners, Vladimir Zhukov formed a company named “Zolotoy Kamen” (Golden Stone) that presently has offices in Russia and is governed by a team of experienced managers.

The tried and tested practices, well-coordinated team and reputation in the professional community enable us to accomplish the set goals in the shortest possible time.

We participate in all important arrangements that can facilitate development of economic cooperation between Sudan and Russia, such as annual meetings under the auspices of the intergovernmental commission for cooperation between the said two countries. We hope that our project will be a remarkable example of successful cooperation between companies of the both countries.

Importance of the development of Sudan

Sudan nowadays ranks among major gold producers in Africa. Our project will enable the country to top the list of African gold producers. However, commercial gold production is still at the initial phase of its development.

Where our projects are under implementation, we employ an integrated approach to the launch of the gold production business on an industrial scale. We create all relevant transport and power-supply infrastructure, and participate actively in the socioeconomic development of a relevant region and Sudan as a whole. In particular, we anticipate:

Prospects of Sudan

Our company’s management sees great development prospects in Sudan. In view of this, the decision was made to organize a standalone company here in 2013, which will be used as a vehicle for the implementation of all subsequent projects in this region.

The Government of Sudan has made a lot of efforts to refine the national investment environment and to create special investment zones with preferential conditions for doing business. Such efforts inject a new dynamism into and assurance of further development and aspiration to increase investments in our projects.