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Government Increases Security At Ransacked Bauxite Mine In SW Ghana

Government Increases Security At Ransacked Bauxite Mine In SW Ghana

The fallout from violent protests at a bauxite mining operation in southwest Ghana continues as the mine’s management company called upon the government to arrest and prosecute those responsible for property destruction during the course of Monday’s unrest. Ghana Bauxite Company’s general...

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EGA Inks US$750 Million Funding Deal For Guinea Bauxite Mine Project

Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC (EGA) revealed on Tuesday that its wholly-owned subsidiary Guinea Alumina Corporation (GAC) closed a US$750-million financing deal to fund one of the country’s biggest-ever greenfield mining project. Per EGA, the loan has a 12- to 14-year tenor and is funded by a combination of development finance institutions, export credit agencies, and […]

Ghana Government Seeking Proposals From Investors For Bauxite Ore Mining Projects

In a bid to maximizing its native mineral wealth to improve domestic infrastructure, the Ghanaian government has begun to solicit bids from investors for solutions to enhancing the country’s bauxite ore production and refining process. Earlier this week the chief executive officer of Ghana Integrated Aluminium Corp Michael Ansah made the announcement, noting that offers […]

Guinea’s New Bauxite Railway To Begin Operation In Summer Of 2021

According to the consortium constructing a new railway in Guinea for transportation of bauxite ore, the line will begin moving product to the coast by June 2021. Such was the message from Guinean miner Societe Miniere de Boke (SMB) and Singaporean shipping titan Winning Shipping on Friday regarding progress on the US$3 billion project. The […]

Alufer Studying Expansion Of Bel Air Bauxite Mine To 10 Million MTPA

Independent mining firm Alufer Mining Limited announced yesterday the commencement of detailed engineering studies at the Bel Air bauxite mine to determine the feasibility of expanding production to 10 million metric tons of bauxite ore per annum. Per a press release issued by the firm yesterday, operations at the site are on pace to produce […]