18 October 2019 02:04 AM

Egypt launches 1st phase of black sand separation and extraction project in Rashid

Wednesday، 10 July 2019 - 11:45 AM


Egypt announced on Tuesday 9/7/2019 the launch of phase one of its project for the separation and extraction of minerals from black sand in Rashid (Rosetta), a port city of the Nile Delta, located 65 km east of Alexandria, in Beheira governorate.

 

In a statement released by the Ministry of Electricity and Renewable Energy, Dr. Hamed Merra, the head of the Egyptian Nuclear Materials Authority, said the first phase consists of three units for extraction and concentration in addition to two magnetic separation units with an annual output capacity of 31 thousand tons.

MENA


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