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

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...

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Ghana And Guinea Mulling Partnership On Bauxite Mining Development

Ghana’s Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia said on Tuesday that his government is in talks with the Guinean government to establish a bilateral agreement to develop each country’s bauxite sector. The announcement was made in the wake of a meeting between Bawumia and Guinea’s Prime Minister H.E Ibrahima Kassory Fofana at the 14th CII-Exim Bank […]

Final Equipment Delivered To EGA’s Bauxite Operation In Guinea

Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC (EGA) announced to investors earlier this week the delivery of the final major piece of bauxite mining equipment at its operations in Guinea. EGA said on Wednesday that a barge loader built by ThyssenKrupp in India arrived in recent days and now awaits installation at the terminus of the site’s 1.5-km […]

Ghana Seeking Investors For Bauxite Extraction: President Akufo-Addo

An integrated aluminium industry is the goal of Ghana’s government, and the country’s president intends to achieve it with the help of private investors from around the globe. Such was the message from President Nana Akufo-Addo to Parliament late last week, promising a formal request for proposals will be distributed by the end of this […]

South32 To Shed 500 Jobs At Hillside Aluminium Smelter In South Africa

In a bid to restructure operations and reduce costs, Australian metals miner South32 Limited announced earlier this week the laying off of around 500 workers at its Hillside aluminium smelter in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. According to the trade union Solidarity, South32 has begun the process with the government for shedding jobs at the plant, which […]