ENTREPRISE GÉNÉRALE MALTA FORREST (EGMF) is a Congolese public limited company based in Lubumbashi in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The company also has two head offices in the cities of Kolwezi (DRC) and Kinshasa (DRC) and has a branch office in Nairobi, Kenya. The Forrest Group holds 100% of the company's shares.
EGMF was founded in 1922 in Kolwezi (DRC). It has provided the foundation from which the companies and diverse activities of the Forrest Group have grown over the past decades.
EGMF specializes in several areas including public works, civil engineering and construction.
EGMF works for a number of different clients including international institutions, public authorities and national and international private operators.
The company has been active in Central Africa for 90 years. It has become one of the oldest companies in the region, acknowledged for its expertise and the quality of its construction work.
EGMF specializes in quarries and open-pit mining. It operates mining assets as a subcontractor for companies outside of the Forrest Group.
Its expertise includes geological surveys, blasting, drainage, stripping, overburden management and the loading and transport of tailings and ores.
EGMF has been operating deposits as a subcontractor since the end of the 1980s. The company has also contributed to re-launching mining assets in the DRC, notably the KOV, Kamoto, T17, Kinsenda and Luiswishi mines.