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Construction at UAE’s Guinea Mine Achieves 75 Percent Completion

Construction at UAE’s Guinea Mine Achieves 75 Percent Completion

UAE aluminium smelter Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC (EGA) announced late last week that construction at its bauxite mining project in Guinea has achieved 75 percent completion. The US$1.4-billion project, which is being built by EGA’s subsidiary Guinea Alumina Corporation, represents the largest...

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Alufer’s First Shipment Of Guinean Bauxite Ore Arrives In China

Bauxite miner Alufer Mining Limited announced last week the safe arrival of the firm’s inaugural Capesize shipment of bauxite from its Bel Air Mine in Guinea to the port of Qingdao in the People’s Republic of China. The 203,009-metric-ton shipment was purchased by Chalco Shandong, a subsidiary of the Aluminium Company of China Limited (Chalco), […]

Fluor’s Expansion Of Guinea’s Kamsar Mine Yields First Bauxite Production

Fluor Corporation’s Compagnie des Bauxites de Guinée (CBG) has produced the project’s first ore according to a company press release. According to the statement, production at the Bauxite Production Expansion Project in Kamsar continues on schedule and within budget. Tony Morgan, president of Fluor’s Mining & Metals business, said that this is an important first […]

COSCO Shopping For 25 New Ore Carriers To Transport Bauxite From Guinea

According to sources who spoke to the Wall Street Journal late last week, China COSCO Shipping is in the market for over two dozen new ore-shipping vessels intended for transporting bauxite ore from Guinean ports to China for use in feeding Aluminium Corp. of China (Chalco) aluminium smelters. Per the sources, who spoke on condition […]

Chalco Breaks Ground On Boffa Bauxite Project In Guinea

State-run smelter Aluminum Corp of China (Chalco) announced yesterday the start of construction at its Boffa bauxite project in Guinea. Reuters reported Monday that the company released a statement saying that a groundbreaking ceremony took place this weekend at the site. No further details were available at press time. Earlier this year Chalco said production […]

Select South African Aluminium And Steel Producers Win Reprieve From Trump Tariffs

Certain aluminium and steel producers from the Republic of South Africa have been granted exemptions to the Trump adminstration’s blanket tariffs according to South Africa’s Department of Trade and Industry (DTI). According to the DTI, the U.S. Department of Commerce issued waivers for 161 aluminium and 36 steel producers based in the country per requests […]