Africa

Ghana Bauxite Authority Urged By Domestic NGOs To Seek ASI Certification

Ghana Bauxite Authority Urged By Domestic NGOs To Seek ASI Certification

A domestic NGO is urging the Ghanaian aluminium authority to pursue certification by the Aluminum Stewardship Initiative (ASI) in order to ensure that its efforts at extracting and marketing its wealth of bauxite ore is done in a safe and responsible manner....

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Head Of GIADEC Visits Site Of Bauxite Miner Riots In SW Ghana

The head of Ghana’s aluminium promotion and development body traveled to a mine in the country’s southwest last week to ensure that the recent labor unpleasantness has been put behind it. Michael Ansah, Chief Executive Officer of Ghana Integrated Aluminium Development Corporation (GIADEC), traveled to Ghana Bauxite Company Ltd.’s (GBC) mine in Awaso at the […]

Canyon Resources Reports High-Quality Samples At Bauxite Test Sites In Cameroon

Perth-based mineral miner Canyon Resources Limited announced this week the discovery of quality, high-grade bauxite at its Minim Martap Bauxite Project in Cameroon. Domestic media reported the firm’s findings, which include 8 meters at 56.76% aluminium oxide and 1.63% silicon dioxide, 10 meters at 53.50% aluminium oxide and 2.08% silicon dioxide, and 8 meters at […]

Ghana Government Promotes “Open Door” Policy For Domestic Bauxite Trade

Ghana’s aluminium promotion and development body is attempting to foster greater communication between the state and various stakeholders in order to ensure that its bauxite ore reserves are utilized to the most beneficial extent possible. Last week the Ghana Integrated Aluminium Development Corporation (GIADEC) announced to local media the implementation of an “open door” policy […]