Spread across the Katanga Province of the Democratic Republic of Congo lies one of the largest Copper and Cobalt belts in the world…with an estimated copper deposits of 20 Million Ton of copper metal unit, which is roughly 10% of world production.
Our interest in Copper & Cobalt started from the year 2002, when we first setup a Cobalt Processing Plant in Lubumbashi, the Capital of Katanga province and the hub of the mining industry.
Somika S.A.R.L (Societe-Minere-Du-Katanga), established in the year 2001, has progressively distinguished itself as a Quality Mining and Mineral Processing Company, producing high-grade Copper and Cobalt products.
Company’s facility is spread over 120 acres in Lubumbashi having an in-house power plant of 22Mw for plant operations which are controlled through PLC based systems. Company is equipped with modern laboratory facility for procurement of minerals, grading, crushing, drying and packaging to global standards of cobalt and copper concentrates.
Mining impacts the local ecological balance and the environmental conditions. Somika adopts a greener approach towards Mining and Mineral Processing activities by innovative ways of ‘‘Sustainable Mining and Mineral Processing.’’
Somika strives for a continuous improvement in all spheres – including philosophies, policies, procedures and products for economically optimum utilization of both Natural and Human resources. Company is dedicated to intensify its local community programs to ensure continuous development in Health, Education and other Civic Amenities for the people of D. R. Congo.
D.R. Congo is a developing economy, there are certain challenges; however, founder shareholders of Somika and their strong commitment towards success and development have satisfactorily overcome these debacles. Company is well-connected with its committed business associates, based across the continents from South Africa, Zambia and Tanzania to Hong Kong China, Dubai and India.
With established logistic network across the globe, coupled with years of operating experience in D. R. Congo, Somika is all poised to enhance its Mining and Mineral Processing Operations for better tomorrow.