SOURCE: Centamin plc

July 09, 2012 05:16 ET

Centamin PLC: Media Speculation in Egypt

PERTH, AUSTRALIA--(Marketwire - Jul 9, 2012) -

For immediate release 09 July 2012

              Centamin plc ("Centamin" or "the Company")

                          (LSE:CEY, TSX:CEE)

                     Media Speculation in Egypt

Centamin notes that an un-named government source was quoted in a local
Egyptian paper as stating there were breaches of the concession
agreement. Centamin confirms that there have been no such breaches, no
notice of breaches have been served and operations at Sukari continue
as normal.

For more information please contact:

Centamin plc                                     +44 (0) 20 7569 1670

Chris Aujard, General Counsel & Company

Buchanan                                         +44 (0) 20 7466 5000

Bobby Morse

Gabriella Clinkard

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