The mining industry of Sudan was mostly driven by extraction fuel minerals, with petroleum . It was also called the "country of metal" by the British. . with due registration of the production company under the Sudanese Companies Act 1925.
A wide range of minerals existed in Sudan, but the size of reserves had not been . mines in the area, and extracted a considerable quantity of the metal one mine alone . In late 1990, Sudan and two French mining companies formed a joint.