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Top 10 mining companies in Egypt

Egypt has substantial mineral resources, including coal, gold, iron ore, heavy mineral sands, manganese, nitrogen, and phosphate rock.
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Egypt has substantial mineral resources, including coal, gold, iron ore, heavy mineral sands, manganese, nitrogen, phosphate rock, primary and secondary aluminum, refined petroleum products, quartz, secondary copper, salt, talc, and vermiculite. Here are some of the minerals being mined in Egypt:

Gold: Egypt has an estimated 6.7 million ounces of gold in the Eastern Desert. The Sukari mine is the only commercial gold mine in operation in Egypt.

Tantalite: Egypt has the fourth-largest tantalite reserves in the world, with an estimated 48 million tons.

Coal: Egypt has an estimated 50 million tons of coal. There are coal mines in El Maghara.

Iron ore: The chief minerals in terms of volume output were iron ore, phosphates, and salt. The quantities produced in 1986 were estimated at 2,048 tons.

Phosphates: Egypt has significant phosphate reserves, with the Abu Tartur mine being the largest phosphate mine in the country.

Talc: Egypt has significant talc reserves.

Vermiculite: Egypt has significant vermiculite reserves.
CompanyFoundedCompany description
1970Are a rapidly growing gold producer with their flagship project, the Sukari Gold Mine, located in the Eastern Desert of Egypt.
1999With over 25 years of exceptional track record in the Egyptian market, ASCOM has expanded its operations.
2009Phosphate Misr is 1 of 2 major companies that produces phosphate rocks in Egypt.
2019NMC is a mining company specialized in exploration and metallurgy, aiming to become one of the leading companies in the mining sector.
2009Multimin Egypt for mining is an Egyptian mining company specialized in selling the best and unique qualities of raw materials.
2006Aton Resources Inc. is exploring for gold, silver and base metal deposits in the Central Eastern Desert of Egypt.
2016Gold Pyramid Group is a diversified mining service provider established in 2016, focused on exploring Gold and precious metals in the Arab Shield.
1997Nautilus Mineral Resources stands as an unrivaled beacon of expertise, revolutionizing the mining and quarries landscape with its focused solutions.
2020We specialize in preparing geological and mining research and studies.
2008“SILIKA Mining Co” is a leading entity in the field of Mining &Geology Supply various types of quarries outputs

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