EXCLUSIVE: Jordan invites interest in gold exploration

19 February 2018
Amman is looking for a partner to explore gold deposits in southern part of the country

Jordan’s Ministry of Energy & Mineral Resources (MEMR) has invited mining companies to submit expressions of interest (EOI) for a gold exploration contract in the kingdom.

MEMR has invited mining companies to submit EOI by 1 March.

The contract will involve exploring gold deposits in the Wadi Araba area in Southern Jordan. MEMR has already undertaken some initial exploration works, which yielded “encouraging signs” for developing a gold mining industry in the country.

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