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Rusal Officials Discuss Bauxite Mining Investments With Ghana Government

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...

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Canyon Resources Inks Agreement With Chinese Firm Zhongye Changtian To Develop Minim Martap Bauxite Project In Cameroon

Perth-based mineral miner Canyon Resources Limited announced yesterday the execution of a Strategic Partnership Agreement and a Memorandum of Understanding with China’s Zhongye Changtian International Engineering Corporation of MCC (MCC-CIE) to develop its Minim Martap Bauxite Project in Cameroon. According to a filing made with Australia’s stock exchange, MCC-CIE will increase its involvement in the […]

Bechtel Concludes Feasibility Study Of Expansion To Egyptalum’s Nag Hammadi Aluminium Smelter

US construction company International Bechtel Co. Ltd. (Bechtel) completed a feasibility study regarding expansion to Egypt Aluminium Company’s (Egyptalum) smelter. Egyptalum is contemplating expanding the aluminium smelter’s production capacity to 250 thousand metric tons per annum. Nag Hammadi aluminium smelter currently boasts a nameplate capacity of 300 thousand metric tons per annum, making it one […]

Lindian On Cusp Of Production At Guinean Bauxite Reserves

Australian mineral exploration firm Lindian Resources Limited is on the verge of bringing its vast bauxite ore resources into production according to the firm’s chairman, who was interviewed by industry media last week. Asimwe Kabunga said that the over one billion metric tons of bauxite ore reserves the firm has in the Republic of Guinea […]

SMB Opens US$1 Billion Bauxite Railway In Guinea

The west African nation of Guinea is set to become an even bigger player in the global bauxite ore trade as Societe Miniere de Boke has begun shipping the ore to the coast via its US$1 billion new railway. The 84-mile railway will carry bauxite ore from SMB’s Santou II and Houda blocks to port […]