1. Who We Are
  2. Our values
  3. Working Area

Société des Mines du Liptako (SML S.A)
is a Corporate mining company with gold production and exploration activities in Niger.

The Corporation operates the Samira Hill Mine and Libiri Mine in Gotheye Department of the Tillabéri Region in Niger.

The Samira Hill mine began its operations in October 2004.




Cost-efficiency & transparency

International best practices

Committement to the environment

Profitable mining projects

Over 20 years of experience


Safety and Good Compliance

Maintain the integrity of the lands

Profitable Growth

Improving Always

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Niamey Office

This is the main site where most of the administration works and provides logistics to the mine sites.

Samira Hill Mine

Approximately 135 km South West of the capital, Niamey in Geographical region of Liptako; Accessible by road, 70 km via sealed road remainder via ferricrete road .

Libiri Mine

The Samira-Libiri mining permit surrounds the main pits exploited and most of the identified remaining reserves. The mining permit is surrounded by the Saoura exploration permit.


SML Lifebase

In this site, there are bungallows, a restaurant and a medical center for the resident employees of the mine and the factory..



Tons mineral reserves


Total proven Ounces reserves


Grade (g/t Au)


SML employees & subcontractors

What Makes Us Different

Our team of experts

Dedication, Professionalism and absolute integrity.

Exceptional Service

Responsible mining practices, that ensures the safety of all our employees.

Environnement Care

We protect the people and land in the communities that host our mining sites.

Responsible Results

We ensuring that our business growth is in line with international best practices.

Helping for shared development

Harnessing our community commitment to help communities.

A nticipating, reducing and offsetting the impact of our operations by building constructive, lasting relationships with local Communities.


  • Clean water for villages
  • School supplies
  • Medical Consultations
  • Road construction

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