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EHC, Carbon Holdings’ subsidiary, participates in the 25th Investing in African Mining Indaba Conference

(Cairo, Egypt) – Carbon Holdings, a mid-to-downstream petrochemical company and catalyst of industrial development in Egypt, and its subsidiary Egypt Hydrocarbon Corporation (EHC) announced today its participation in Investing in African Mining Indaba, Africa’s largest mining investment event covering the entire supply chain.

Egypt Hydrocarbon Corporation has the capacity to produce 350,000 metric tons of Low Density Ammonium Nitrate (LDAN) per annum for the mining, quarrying and construction industries. Given its location in the Suez Canal Economic Zone, EHC can transport, via land and sea, its high-quality products across the entire continent and cost effectively.

The 25th anniversary of Mining Indaba is a global forum where all mining stakeholders including, companies, government delegates, investors and leading mining professionals gather from across the world with the purpose of advancing mining in Africa. The event offers an opportunity to network amongst an array of high-profile individuals and to celebrate how far the industry has progressed. Attendees this year will include South African President, Cyril Ramaphosa and President Nana Akufo-Addo of Ghana. The four-day event is being held from 4 – 7 February 2019 in Cape Town.

Chief Operating Officer of Carbon Holdings, Tarek Zaghloul commented:

“African Mining Indaba is a fantastic platform for us to showcase our high-quality materials produced by Egypt Hydrocarbon Corporation to key stakeholders in African mining. The products we produce in Egypt are essential for the mining supply chain and this forum allows us to showcase our expertise in this area at the highest level.”

Chief Commercial Officer of EHC, Andre Cunha commented:

“Africa is a key market for Egypt Hydrocarbon Corporation with huge potential and we are excited by what the future holds for the development of mining on the continent.”

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About Carbon Holdings:

Carbon Holdings is a privately owned midstream and downstream petrochemical and process industrial plant company and is the principal shareholder and sponsor of several projects in the industrial zone in the Northwest Gulf of Suez, Egypt. Established in 2008 by Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Basil El-Baz, Carbon Holdings is a leader in the development and operation of petrochemical manufacturing projects in Egypt. Its portfolio includes Oriental Petrochemicals Company (OPC), a top producer of polypropylene, and Egypt Hydrocarbon Corporation (EHC), a leading producer of nitric acid and low-grade ammonium nitrate in the Middle East and Africa. The company is also establishing the Tahrir Petrochemical Complex with an investment of circa US$11 billion, which will be located in Suez Economic Zone.


About the conference:

The 25th Investing in African Mining Indaba forum is the largest mining investment conference and the largest mining event in Africa. The forum’s mission is to advance mining in Africa, through bringing together more than over 700 investors and dealmakers, including major stakeholders, governments and mining companies. Mining Inaba is dedicated to supporting sustainable development, employment and education in Africa.


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