TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Feb. 19, 2011) - Centamin Egypt Limited ("Centamin" or "the Company") (TSX:CEE)(LSE:CEY), the gold mining group with operations in Egypt, notes the press speculation with regard to operations at its Sukari mine.

Centamin can report that there has been minimal reaction at Sukari to the wider political changes in Egypt. The Company is aware of its obligations to update the market of any activity at its Sukari mine which would have a material impact on trading. Operations at Sukari continue uninterrupted.

For Centamin Egypt Limited
Josef El-Raghy
18 February 2011

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