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Locals Say They’ve Been Shut Out Of Bauxite Concessions By Ghana Government

Locals Say They’ve Been Shut Out Of Bauxite Concessions By Ghana Government

Ghana’s government is fending off accusations made by locals in the southwestern portion of the country that they were not properly notified by the state regarding bauxite concessions there. Local media reported late last week that residents of Nyinahin in the Ashanti...

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Guinea’s New Bauxite Railway To Begin Operation In Summer Of 2021

According to the consortium constructing a new railway in Guinea for transportation of bauxite ore, the line will begin moving product to the coast by June 2021. Such was the message from Guinean miner Societe Miniere de Boke (SMB) and Singaporean shipping titan Winning Shipping on Friday regarding progress on the US$3 billion project. The […]

Alufer Studying Expansion Of Bel Air Bauxite Mine To 10 Million MTPA

Independent mining firm Alufer Mining Limited announced yesterday the commencement of detailed engineering studies at the Bel Air bauxite mine to determine the feasibility of expanding production to 10 million metric tons of bauxite ore per annum. Per a press release issued by the firm yesterday, operations at the site are on pace to produce […]

Worker Strikes in Guinea Paint Dark Picture for Chinese Bauxite Operations

A strike at CDM-China’s bauxite mine in Guinea’s Telimélé prefecture came to an end on April 16, after workers had laid down their tools six days prior in protest over poor living and working conditions. The Chinese company and the workers signed a memorandum of understanding, with CDM-China agreeing to meet 19 general points demanded […]

Ghana And Guinea Mulling Partnership On Bauxite Mining Development

Ghana’s Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia said on Tuesday that his government is in talks with the Guinean government to establish a bilateral agreement to develop each country’s bauxite sector. The announcement was made in the wake of a meeting between Bawumia and Guinea’s Prime Minister H.E Ibrahima Kassory Fofana at the 14th CII-Exim Bank […]