P.O. Box 24037
2490 AA ’s-Gravenhage
Telephone : +31(0)70-3798400
Fax : +31(0)70-3798455
Internet : www.sodm.nl
Activities : State Supervision of Mines (SSM) oversees the compliance
with statutory regulations applicable to mineral exploration,
extraction, storage and transport of minerals, focusing on
the aspects of health, safety, the environment, effective
extraction and soil movements.
SSM is a governmental organisation and is situated in
The Hague. The department falls under the ministerial
responsibility of the Minister of Economic Affairs,
Agriculture and Innovation.
Drs. H.A.J.M. van der Meijden
Inspector General of Mines