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Xinjiang Joinworld Announces Plans For US$831-Million Alumina Refinery In Western Guinea

Xinjiang Joinworld Announces Plans For US$831-Million Alumina Refinery In Western Guinea

Another aluminium firm hailing from the People’s Republic of China has staked its claim in West Africa, as this week saw Xinjiang Joinworld Co. Ltd announce plans to build an alumina refinery in Guinea. According to a filing made to the Shenzhen...

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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 […]

Lindian Obtains Trio Of Mining Tenements For NE Tanzania Bauxite Project

Australian mineral exploration firm Lindian Resources Limited announced yesterday the granting of a trio of bauxite ore mining tenements at the Lushoto Bauxite Project in northeast Tanzania. Per Lindian’s press release, tenements PL 11176/2017, PL 11177/2017 and PL 11178/2018 cover an area of 20.5 mi2 and encompass the high-grade alumina low silica Magamba Bauxite Deposit. […]

Proceeds From Bauxite Mining Will Benefit The Ghanaian People: MP Asiamah

Responding to concerns raised by his constituency, MP Isaac Kwame Asiamah went on record earlier this week to promise that proceeds from the Nhyinani bauxite operations would benefit the populace and not big businesses or government officials. “The government is now banking [its] economic hope on our bauxite so I can say that majority of […]