Ministry of Energy and Industry has announced the cancellation of 150 permits for businesses that operate in the mining sector and about 85 other businesses have been fined with administrative measures.
According to official declarations of the Ministry of Energy and Industry, the mining sector is undergoing a general control with the aim to discipline and execute the contracts of mining permits according to the legal frame.
Also, another measure taken by the Ministry and the National Agency of Natural Resources is the launching of a website for licensed businesses which will contain upadated information for them, and a new digital map will show all the issued licenses for every specific area.
According to sources from NANR (National Agency of Natural Resources), in the 6-month period of January-June were carried out controls based on the mining law on any subject of this sector.
News source: ATA
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