R/€ = 17.04 Change: -0.01
R/$ = 15.48 Change: 0.00
Au 1645.00 $/oz Change: -0.32
Pt 898.50 $/oz Change: -21.86
 
 
R/€ = 17.04 Change: -0.01
R/$ = 15.48 Change: 0.00
Au 1645.00 $/oz Change: -0.32
Pt 898.50 $/oz Change: -21.86
 
 
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Egypt approves first gold mining licence in more than a decade

13th February 2020 BY: Reuters

CAIRO – Egypt has approved a mining licence for Aton Resources Inc, the Canada-based gold miner said on Thursday, the first such award since the country's main gold producer Centamin secured a licence more than a decade ago.

Centamin received its mining licence in 2005, according to its website.

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Egypt passed a new mining law last year in a push to encourage more exploration and mineral production. 

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