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Emirates Global Aluminium Ships One Millionth Metric Ton Of Bauxite Ore From Guinea Operations

Emirates Global Aluminium Ships One Millionth Metric Ton Of Bauxite Ore From Guinea Operations

Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC (EGA) announced last week that its subsidiary Guinea Alumina Corporation has shipped one million metric tons of bauxite ore from the west African nation since production began in August. Per the firm, the US$1.4-billion project is continuing to...

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Citic Dicastal Opens Second Moroccan Aluminium Alloy Wheel Plant In Kenitra

The People’s Republic of China’s aluminium alloy wheel producer Citic Dicastal commissioned a €350-million manufacturing plant in Northern Morocco last week. The plant’s opening was the second this year by Citic Dicastal in as many years in the North African country. The second product of a project entitled Citic Dicastal Africa, the 7.4-acre plant will […]

EGA Inks Five-Year Bauxite Supply Agreement With Xinfa From GAC Mines In Guinea

Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC (EGA) said earlier this week it has come to a five-year agreement with Xinfa to supply its refineries with bauxite from its bauxite mines in Guinea. Per the firm, EGA’s Guinea Alumina Corporation (GAC) would supply the Chinese firm with “millions of tonnes” of bauxite starting next year and the first […]

First Payment On Infrastructure-For-Bauxite Deal Made By China To Ghana

After talks last weekend between representatives of the two governments, Ghana confirmed that it is going ahead with a US$2-billion deal with the People’s Republic of China to exchange infrastructure improvements in the West African country for bauxite ore. According to Ghanaian Vice-President Mahamudu Bawumia, Beijing has already released the first payment on the deal, […]

First Capesize Vessel Departs Guinea Alumina Corporation Facilities In Kamsar

Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC (EGA) announced over the weekend the departure of the inaugural Capesize vessel from its bauxite mining subsidiary in Guinea. Berge Bulk’s ore carrier MV Berge Rosa departed from Guinea Alumina Corporation’s facilities at Kamsar bound for an unnamed buyer in India. The vessel set sail with 173 thousand metric tons of […]

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. Conakry and several other northern cities were the site of such protests, which […]