Find Mining expertise in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka boasts a diverse variety of minerals and mining accounts for approximately 1.5% of GDP (2009). The country’s mineral resources include sapphire, ruby, quartz, graphite, ilmenite and zircon. The mining of mineral sands, phosphate, graphite and salt is mainly carried out by state owned companies, such as Lanka Mineral Sands Corp, with the remaining mineral output being produced by the private sector. The responsibility of the regulation and sustainable management of Sri Lanka’s mining and mineral sector lies with the Geological Survey and Mines Bureau.

Mining and Minerals organisations in Sri Lanka
Natural Resources Energy and Science Authority