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EGA Train Delivers First Guinean Bauxite Ore Shipment To The Coast

EGA Train Delivers First Guinean Bauxite Ore Shipment To The Coast

UAE aluminium smelter Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC (EGA) announced yesterday the departure of the first train loaded with bauxite from subsidiary Guinea Alumina Corporation’s mine and its safe arrival to port facilities on the coast. The milestone three-hour, 55-mile journey consisted of...

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SMB And Winning Shipping Ink Agreement With Guinean Government Over Country’s First Alumina Refinery

Guinean miner Societe Miniere de Boke (SMB) and Singaporean shipping titan Winning Shipping signed an agreement with the Guinean government on Monday to construct the nation’s first-ever alumina refinery. The consortium said in a statement released yesterday that the refinery, with an expected nameplate capacity of 1 million metric tons per annum, will begin construction […]

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 […]