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Guinean Government Seeks Bauxite Miners’ Plans For Domestic Alumina Refineries

Guinean Government Seeks Bauxite Miners’ Plans For Domestic Alumina Refineries

The Guinean government last week asked companies operating bauxite mining operations to present plans for refining alumina within its borders by May of this year. The interim government that took power via coup in September has opted to take a harder line...

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Canyon Resources Settle Key Terms Of Bauxite Mining Agreement With Cameroon Government

Perth-based mineral miner Canyon Resources Limited’s wholly-owned subsidiary Camalco Cameroon SA settled key terms of the mining agreement under negotiation with the Cameroonian government last week. Canyon Resources said in a press release that Camalco has completed four rounds of negotiations with Cameroonian Ministry of Mines officials to settle details of the Minim Martap Project […]

EGA Awards US$34 MM Guinea Bauxite Mining Contract To Domestic Firm Guinéenne de Prestation et de Construction

Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC’s (EGA) wholly-owned subsidiary Guinea Aluminium Corporation awarded a major contract to a domestic construction firm as it continues to fulfill the promises made to enhance the Guinean economy. GAC awarded the US$34-million mining contract to Guinéenne de Prestation et de Construction, which the firm estimates to be among the biggest contracts […]

Rusal Officials Discuss Bauxite Mining Investments With Ghana Government

The Ghanian government held talks last week with Russian aluminium giant UC Rusal regarding investing in Ghana’s domestic bauxite industry. On Friday, the Deputy Minister of Lands and Natural Resources in charge of mining George Mireku Duker met with several officials from Rusal to discuss the issue. The meeting last week was meant to pave […]