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Canyon Resources Reports High-Quality Samples At Bauxite Test Sites In Cameroon

Canyon Resources Reports High-Quality Samples At Bauxite Test Sites In Cameroon

Perth-based mineral miner Canyon Resources Limited announced this week the discovery of quality, high-grade bauxite at its Minim Martap Bauxite Project in Cameroon. Domestic media reported the firm’s findings, which include 8 meters at 56.76% aluminium oxide and 1.63% silicon dioxide, 10...

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Locals Say They’ve Been Shut Out Of Bauxite Concessions By Ghana Government

Ghana’s government is fending off accusations made by locals in the southwestern portion of the country that they were not properly notified by the state regarding bauxite concessions there. Local media reported late last week that residents of Nyinahin in the Ashanti Region recently raised such complaints, saying that the area had already been leased […]

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 […]