The report further highlights figures and facts related to Egypt’s wealth of black sands, their whereabouts, and the state’s efforts to make the best use of them.
In Egypt, black sand is available on the coast overlooking the Mediterranean Sea from Rasheed to Rafah with a length of 400 km. It is spread by sea currents and waves in those areas and present in the sand dunes.
The project secures foreign currencies, meets growing international demand for exporting the surplus and creates 5,000 direct and indirect jobs, he said.
Egypt has one of the biggest reserves of black sand around the world concentrated in Beheira, Kafr el Sheikh, Damietta, Port Said, North Sinai, Red Sea and Aswan, Hussein said.
Egyptian Cabinet’s Information and Decision Support Center (IDSC) published a new video graph highlighting that Egypt possesses 11 sites of black sand and heavy metals.
A huge project to extract mineral elements from black sand is being constructed in Kafr El-Sheikh governorate, Governor of Kafr El-Sheikh Ismail Taha told Egypt Today on Sept. 21.
Owning large reserves of minerals-rich black sand, Egypt has taken official steps to benefit from this valuable treasure.
The Rashid Beach area is the second region where the extraction process occurs after the coast of Baltim in Kafr el-Sheikh.
Parliament approved on Jan. 27 a draft law to benefit from Egypt's black sand