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Bauxite Production Continues In Guinea After Military Coup

Bauxite Production Continues In Guinea After Military Coup

A coup that ousted Guinean president Alpha Conde has resulted in a spike in bauxite prices to an 18-month high, as buyers in China and elsewhere are concerned about the stability of bauxite supplies in post-coup Guinea. President Alpha Conde was ousted...

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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 […]

Compagnie des Bauxites de Guinée Joins ASI

Aluminium Stewardship Initiative welcomed Compagnie des Bauxites de Guinée to the fold of members this week, boosting the organization’s membership to 174. CBG operates a bauxite mining project in Sangarédi in Guinea’s northwestern reaches. It currently ships about 16 million metric tons of high-grade bauxite ore to third-party buyers around the world. The firm was […]

Canyon Resources Inks Deal With Cameroon On Development Of Minim Martap Bauxite Project

Perth-based mineral miner Canyon Resources Limited reported last week the execution of an agreement with the Cameroonian government to reach a mining deal to develop the Minim Martap Project. The firm said that in the Cahier de Charges were several important obligations for both parties. Cameroon pledged legal and regulatory stability for the project, Canyon […]