SOM Minerals and Mining Group (SMMG) Limited was established in 2018 in line with the emerging codification of government policy and legal frameworks for the extraction of minerals in Somalia. The company is based in Mogadishu and is privately owned.

SMMG Limited has already conducted significant research into the historical archives of mining activities across Somalia and presented their findings to the Ministry.  Using modern data analysis tools and satellite imagery processing an exploration plan is in place for 2019.