Aton Resources is the longest standing exploration company with an exclusive focus on Egypt. With the right team and plan, Aton is advancing some of the most exciting gold projects to come out of Egypt in centuries, and in January 2024 was awarded an exploitation lease at the Abu Marawat Concession, becoming the first international company since 2005 to be licenced to mine gold in Egypt.


  • In-country expertise, with one of the most experienced technical and exploration teams operating in Egypt, with an established track record of discovery and success
  • Board of Directors and Advisors have raised billions for exploration and development companies


  • Abu Marawat Concession is located in the Arabian Nubian Shield, one of the world’s last gold mining frontiers
  • District-scale potential, the Abu Marawat Exploration Lease is 57.7 sq. km in size, and Aton has also retained a further 255.0 sq. km of highly prospective exploration ground
  • Contains the Hamama, Rodruin and Abu Marawat deposits, as well as the recently drilled high-grade Semna gold mine discovery
  • Located in an area of excellent infrastructure


  • Following the award of the exploitation lease covering the Hamama and Abu Marawat deposits, the Company will push ahead with the early development of the Hamama West deposit. Mining will start with a starter open pit on the gold oxide cap of the deposit, with processing via a heap leach treatment route
  • Continued advancement of the Rodruin and Abu Marawat mineral deposits
  • Continue an aggressive programme of regional exploration, including a second phase programme of diamond drilling at Semna, as well as further RC drilling at our other regional targets, with the objective of bringing many of these areas into the exploitation lease by 2027 at the latest
  • Actively pursue discussions with potential strategic partners to advance the above aims
Aton Exploration Team