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South African Government Increases Ownership Share Of Mozal Aluminium

South African Government Increases Ownership Share Of Mozal Aluminium

The South African government has increased its stake in the largest sub-Saharan aluminium smelter in Africa this week. The Industrial Development Corporation of South Africa (IDC) exercised its pre-emptive rights earlier this week to purchase another 8.445 percent of Mozal Aluminium. IDC...

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South32 Aiming To Double Green Aluminium Production By Late 2023

Australian metals miner South32 is well on its way to becoming a global, diversified metals firm thanks to the significant changes the firm has undergone in the past year, noted the company’s chief development officer Simon Collins in a virtual conference held last week. Collins told the Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada online conference […]

CBG Says Alumina Refining In Guinea Is Possible If The Conditions Are Right

A Guinean state-owned bauxite miner said last week that domestic alumina refineries are possible in the near future, but they will require a significant capital and innovative investment to realize. Speaking to the Africa CEO Forum in Abidjan, Compagnie des Bauxites de Guinée (CBG) CEO Souleymane Traoré said that the two necessary parties were already […]

Ghana Government Seeks Partner For Revitalization Of VALCO Aluminium Smelter

The Ghanian government is actively searching for partners to rehabilitate the aluminium smelter operated by state-owned Volta Aluminum Company (VALCO). Such was the message conveyed by Ghana Lands and Natural Resources minister Samuel Jinapor at the Africa CEO Forum conference earlier this week. Per Jinapor, Ghana is seeking to make a fully-integrated aluminium industry to […]