- The creation of employment with a view to promoting a Congolese middle class.
- Total transparency in the mining sector and respect of diligency.
- Growth in productivity and the added value of Congolese coltan while maximizing government revenue through the gradual industrialization of its operating area.
SMB’s mission is to become a leading company in the natural resources sector, providing high quality, non-conflict-free minerals, while ensuring value enhancement, total transparency in respect of the environment.
Founded in 2014, the SMB has quickly developed, tending towards a semi-industrialized activated especially by the acquisition of new machines. The objective of SMB is to put an end to the artisanal mining considered too dangerous to become totally semi-industrialized by 2020.
Human activities and the use of resources are not sustainable. The world is experiencing unprecedented levels of climate change, habitat degradation and pollution. Balancing economic growth and sustainable development is perhaps the greatest challenge of our time.
Our operating license rightly depends on the quality of our environmental management. We respect the value of our country’s natural resources. We consider the environmental impact of all our activities and innovate in reducing energy consumption and carbon emissions, responsible water management and waste reduction.
The materials we produce are essential to human progress, but we must produce them responsibly.
The SMB is the largest economic vector of the region, whole towns and villages live through the activity generated by the extraction of our minerals. This is why we strive to make every effort to promote these exchanges, particularly through the development of roads, the financing of social projects such as community radio or the acquisition of a mobile clinic. But we are also a protector of peace in order to preserve the community of rebel factions raging not far from the region.