Africa

Rusal’s Port At Taressa, Guinea Granted IMO Identification Number

Rusal’s Port At Taressa, Guinea Granted IMO Identification Number

Russian Federation aluminium titan U.C. Rusal obtained last week a unique International Maritime Organization (IMO) identification number for its Guinean mining port Taressa. The assignment followed a successful registration of the port with the IMO’s Global Integrated Shipping Information System (GISIS). The...

Events

Ghana’s Bauxite Mining Plans Well Underway: President Akufo-Addo

Ghana’s president announced earlier this week that his government is well into plans to take advantage of the bauxite ore reserves in the eastern reaches of his country. In a speech delivered while touring the region President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo said that the government-owned Ghana Integrated Aluminium Development Corporation (GIADEC) is working toward bauxite […]

EGA Shipped Over 6.1 Million DMT Of Bauxite Ore From Guinea Over Past Year

Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC (EGA) celebrated the year that has passed since the maiden bauxite export left from the facilities of its wholly-owned subsidiary Guinea Alumina Corporation. Since the beginning of production at the site, the subsidiary has exported more than 6.1 million dry metric tons of bauxite ore to buyers around the globe. At […]

Lindian Says Gaoul Project To Yield 102 Million MT Of High Grade Alumina

Australian mineral exploration firm Lindian Resources Limited announced late last week the projected resource size for its project at the Bouba Plateaux in Guinea, revealing that the Gaoul Project there is expected to yield 102 million metric tons of 49.5 percent alumina, with 84 million metric tons of high-grade 51.2 percent alumina. Lindian’s result at […]

Chalco Soon To Ship First Bauxite Ore From Guinea Project

Aluminum Corporation of China Ltd (Chalco) said late last month that it has begun preparing the first shipment from its bauxite operations in Guinea to China via ocean-going vessel. In a statement given to domestic media, Chalco said the initial shipment would soon arrive at the Fangchenggang port in Guangxi, but the firm did not […]

GAC Provides COVID-19 Aid To Guinean People Via Hundreds Of Temporary Jobs

Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC (EGA) announced last week that its subsidiary Guinea Alumina Corporation has begun to offer support for the Boke region to ease the suffering caused by the current coronavirus pandemic. EGA said that subsidiary GAC is sponsoring the production of soaps, facemasks, and other protective equipment by local producers in an effort […]