Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources Tarek El Molla inspected the ongoing work to develop and raise the efficiency of the central laboratories building of the Egyptian Mineral Resources Authority (EMRA) in Dokki.
This came as part of a plan to develop EMRA’s laboratories and mining centers spread in the areas of mineral wealth exploitation, as they are being developed in two phases.
El Molla explained that the program for developing factories and mining centers affiliated with the authority includes developing and raising the efficiency of workers and buildings and furnishing them with modern technologies and equipment. This is essential to keep pace with and achieve the strategic objectives of maximizing and exploiting mineral wealth in order to increase its contribution to the national economy.
The Minister called for the laboratories and mining centers to be connected to a digital system, which facilitates the process of making data available, helps speed decision-making, and provides clear services and data to support mining investment. He stressed the importance of developing and raising the efficiency and refinement of workers’ experiences as well as creating new incentives for them.
He also stressed the need to expedite the modernization and development of the occupational safety and health system in various locations to ensure a safe environment for performing work and maintaining the safety of workers.
The minister listened to a clarification about the development work in Dokki labs. The presentation also included a reference to the modernization of the Abu Zenima mining center in Sinai.
El Molla stated that working to develop and modernize these centers will enable them to provide real services and support to geological missions, investors, and mining inspection work, in granting licenses globally.