Centamin Egypt Limited (LSE: CEY) (TSX: CEE) is a gold mining business.

It is based in Mount Pleasant in Western Australia.

It is listed on the London Stock Exchange and the Toronto Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the FTSE 250 Index.

Centamin was first listed on the Australian Stock Exchange in 1970.

In 1999 it acquired Pharaoh Gold Mines which had been exploring for gold in Egypt since 1995.

The Company was granted a 160 square kilometre exploitation lease over the Sukari Hill gold project in 2005.

A listing was secured on the Toronto Stock Exchange in 2007 to raise funding for production and mining started in 2009.

The Company moved to a full listing on the London Stock Exchange in 2009 and was delisted from the Australian Stock Exchange in 2010.

Source: Wikipedia