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Bauxite Operations Back To Normal In Guinea After Deadly Political Protests

Bauxite Operations Back To Normal In Guinea After Deadly Political Protests

Normal operations have resumed at bauxite mines in Guinea after several days of unrest that led to slowed production, as sources in country told Reuters that locals initiated violent protests against a move by the president to extend his term in office....

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Global Aluminium Production Falls To 5.25 Million Metric Tons In June

Global aluminium production fell in June, as the worldwide total of smelted primary aluminium last month came to 5.25 million metric tons according to numbers released by the International Aluminum Institute on Monday. Per the Institute’s numbers, June’s production was down on the month by 180 thousand metric tons on the month and 80 thousand […]

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 […]