Khartoum: Pulse News
The Director General of the Sudanese Mineral Resources Company, Mubarak Ardol, said that Sudan’s signing of the Mnemata Treaty to prevent the uses of mercury will put the mining sector in general and traditional mining in particular in front of serious challenges in how to cope with the state’s direction in order to achieve a safe and developed mining industry.
In press statements today, Ardol revealed the policy set by his company to limit the use of mercury even before Sudan signed the Manimata Treaty, referring to the tripartite contract project, which he described as important to besiege the use of mercury by traditional miners and gradually push them to enter the organized mining system. Updating the traditional mining database, which the company intends to launch next September, which comes as part of the efforts to organize traditional mining after attending the traditional miners and taking note of their real number, in preparation for their regularity in productive associations and facilitating the process of providing them with the necessary services in health and finance and rehabilitating their own capabilities to increase production and productivity. It also called on the sector partners, stakeholders, state and local governments to cooperate and interact with the campaign to update the traditional mining database and inventory the miners, which will be launched in the Nile River State in conjunction with three other states, namely, Northern, Kassala and Gedaref, provided that the campaign continues to cover the rest of the country. states after the fall.