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Environmental minister announces first ever standards for gold mining in Egypt
Environment

Environmental minister announces first ever standards for gold mining in Egypt

Egyptian Environment Minister Yasmine Fouad announced that for the first time, cooperation is taking place in order to set environmental…
Egypt police seizes vehicle loaded with quartz, gold ore
Egypt

Egypt police seizes vehicle loaded with quartz, gold ore

Security services in Aswan have seized a vehicle loaded with quartz stones and several grams of gold ore. The security…
Naguib Sawiris eyes 51% of state-owned gold mining company
Business

Naguib Sawiris eyes 51% of state-owned gold mining company

Egyptian billionaire Naguib Sawiris on Sunday announced his interest in acquiring 51 percent of the Shalateen Mineral Resources Company (SMRC).…
Five illegal gold miners killed during excavation in Marsa Alam
Egypt

Five illegal gold miners killed during excavation in Marsa Alam

Five illegal gold miners were killed on Thursday during excavations in a cave in Marsa Alam, the Red Sea governorate. Preliminary…
Egyptian authorities arrest 280 illegal gold miners in Red Sea desert
Egypt

Egyptian authorities arrest 280 illegal gold miners in Red Sea desert

Security authorities in the Red Sea governorate, on Monday, arrested 280 illegal gold miners in areas of Al-Qoseir and Marsa…
Mehleb: govt should consider illegal miners in deciding on Eastern Desert’s gold
Egypt

Mehleb: govt should consider illegal miners in deciding on Eastern Desert’s gold

Presidential adviser for national and strategic projects Ibrahim Mehleb said on Friday that large numbers of people illegally excavate gold-rich…
Authorities ‘not reluctant’ to confront illegal mining: Mehleb
Egypt

Authorities ‘not reluctant’ to confront illegal mining: Mehleb

Ibrahim Mehleb, presidential adviser for national and strategic projects, said authorities will not be reluctant to take measures against the…
Top presidential advisors inspect gold-rich areas in Eastern Desert
Egypt

Top presidential advisors inspect gold-rich areas in Eastern Desert

Egypt President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's top advisors arrived at Marsa Alam airport on Monday afternoon in a two-days visit to…
President’s top advisors visit gold-rich area after reports on illegal exploration
Egypt

President’s top advisors visit gold-rich area after reports on illegal exploration

Egypt President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi ordered top advisors to inspect Marsa Alam area in the Eastern Desert after several reports…
Security crackdown on Eastern Desert gold-ore smugglers
Egypt

Security crackdown on Eastern Desert gold-ore smugglers

Egyptian security forces have arrested dozens of gold ore smugglers and destroyed their vehicles in a three-day operation in the…
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