The Jordanian paper Al Rai reported in October, 2009 that a local company had discovered gold in commercial quantities in the Nubian Desert.
Brinsley Enterprises said it has has explored more than 15 sites that contain gold and
precious metals on its 15,000 square kilometers in its concession area in Sudan. Brinsley has discovered 7.5 tons of gold in one site in the early
A follow-up report by Reuters, compiled from Sudanese news sources on January 19, 2010 states that commercial production will begin in the middle of 2011. Other sites may provide a further 10-15 tonnes of gold.
A December report by Al Jazeera includes a video clip describing gold mining done by hand by prospectors.
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