Lindian Resources Advances Gaoual Bauxite Project with MOU

Lindian Resources Advances Gaoual Bauxite Project with MOU

Lindian Resources is set to commercialize its Gaoual bauxite project in Guinea, signing a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for a potential sales agreement with the recognized miner, Compagnie des Bauxites de Guinée (CBG). Lindian has pledged to finalize a feasibility study for...


Rusal Considering Restarting Nigerian Aluminium Smelter

Embattled Russian aluminium producer UC Rusal is weighing restarting an aluminium smelter in Nigeria that has been idle for a decade. Last week Nigeria’s vice president Kashim Shettima discussed the possibility with Rusal brass at the Russia-Africa meeting in St. Petersburg. The Nigerian government is already working on restoring production at the Alscon aluminium smelter. […]

Aluminium Stewardship Initiative Welcomes 300th Member In Wyda South Africa

The Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) rose its membership to 300 last week when it welcomed Wyda South Africa into the fold. Wyda South Africa enters ASI as an Industrial User. ASI reached its 300th member less than two years after reaching its 200th member in November 2021. Chanel Swartz, Internal Sales, said in a press […]

Metalco Planning US$2.7B Domestic Aluminium Smelter Partnership

Egyptian Company for Metal Constructions (Metalco) announced last week its plans to build a US$2.7 billion aluminium smelter aimed at catering to both the local and overseas markets. Per company officials, Metalco is in talks with a possible partner in the venture, which would yield an aluminium smelter with a nameplate capacity of 600 thousand […]

GAC Becomes First Plant In Guinea To Win Aluminium Stewardship Initiative Performance Standard Certification

The Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) announced this week the certification of Guinea Alumina Corporation SA (GAC) under its Performance Standard V2 (2017). The ASI certification of GAC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC (EGA), is the organization’s first-ever certification in Guinea. Covered under the new certification are GAC’s bauxite mining operations close […]