Senegal: Mining company logistics: International Drilling Company
Mining Industry | International Drilling Company (IDC) | ITO Global Logistics | logistics | SupplyChain
Par Ibrahima DIALLO
14 November 2023 / 08:37

Founded in 2011 in Senegal, International Drilling Company (IDC) is an African company specializing in mining drilling. 98% of its staff are young Africans, who receive regular training to meet their customers' performance and quality objectives. IDC's quality of service is part of a genuine compliance program covering environmental, social, ethical and safety policies.

Reactive and flexible, IDC positions itself strategically with its partners, integrating international standards into its operational processes. Today, the Group is expanding rapidly, with a sustained investment program: 7 new machines have already been acquired between 2022 and 2023. Its fleet of 25 drill rigs is deployed in Senegal, Mali, Côte d'Ivoire and Guinea, both on exploration projects and in operating mines.

IDC's fleet includes a diverse range of drilling machines from the best suppliers on the market: Schramm, AtlasCopco, PRD, Thor, Coretech... A new PRD MultiStar has also recently joined the fleet.

This is a versatile rig, capable of drilling by a variety of methods, such as RC-DTH and core drilling, with a simple switchover. Its versatility and ease of use have made it a star among explorers. It has a pulling force of 25,800 kg and its drilling capacities are as follows:

  • • DTH: 750 m @ 6 ½" (165 mm) diameter
  • • Core: PQ - 150 m; HQ - 450 m; NQ - 750 m
  • • RC: 400 m @ 140 mm (5 ½").

When it comes to complete solutions, military cargo deployment and humanitarian aid logistics, ITO Global Logistics is one of the leading companies in this sector. This German multinational plays a major role in international trade, particularly in bilateral relations between Europe and Africa

ITO has established itself as a leading logistics player in industrial and mining projects in the West African region. The company is present in several countries, including Germany (Frankfurt and Hamburg), Senegal, Niger, Mali, Tunisia, Kenya, Rwanda and Cameroon.

During its participation in the 7th edition of the mining trade fair held at the Centre International de Conférences Abdou Diouf (CICAD) in Dakar on October 3, 4 and 5, 2023, IDC exhibited its CR15 device in partnership with ITO Senegal, which handled customs formalities and delivery.

Contact :

  • +221 33 860 67 36 / +221 78 460 69 69
  • Cité keur gorgui immeuble falaise

ITO Global Logistics 





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