Africa

Lindian Secures Funding For Drilling At Gaoual Bauxite Project In Guinea

Lindian Secures Funding For Drilling At Gaoual Bauxite Project In Guinea

Australian mineral exploration firm Lindian Resources Limited announced last week the successful funding of bauxite drilling operations in Guinea via a A$1.3 million stock placement. Per the firm, the placement consisted of the sale of 81.25 million fully-paid ordinary shares that were...

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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 meters at 53.50% aluminium oxide and 2.08% silicon dioxide, and 8 meters at […]

Ghana Government Promotes “Open Door” Policy For Domestic Bauxite Trade

Ghana’s aluminium promotion and development body is attempting to foster greater communication between the state and various stakeholders in order to ensure that its bauxite ore reserves are utilized to the most beneficial extent possible. Last week the Ghana Integrated Aluminium Development Corporation (GIADEC) announced to local media the implementation of an “open door” policy […]

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 manager J.K. Fang told local media that such action was necessary in order […]

Violent Protests Rock Bauxite Mine In SW Ghana

Workers at a bauxite mine in southwest Ghana staged violent protests earlier this week to call attention to poor working conditions and low pay and to demand changes for the better from Ghana Bauxite Company, the mine’s operator. Ghanaian news media reported earlier this week that contract employees complained of “meager” pay, calling for a […]