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Monday, 16 January 2017

Egypt’s golden opportunity: Mining for the 21st Century

Egypt could be one of the top mining destinations in the world, but it needs to reform its mining policies. Dump the oil and gas production sharing model — it does not suit the mining investment model, says Mark Campbell, president and CEO of Aton Resources. Instead, Campbell believes, Egypt should resort to the “transparent model” of a tax and royalty regime. Also important is thinking beyond just producing gold, issuing exploration concession areas designated for multiple minerals because, until the land is methodically explored, it’s anyone’s guess as to what might be found. Tap here to read Campbell’s full piece, written exclusively for Enterprise.

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