Africa

French Miner AMR Begins Operations at Guinea Bauxite Mine

French Miner AMR Begins Operations at Guinea Bauxite Mine

French mining concern Alliance Miniere Responsable (AMR) began production at its bauxite mine in the African country of Guinea on Tuesday. According to a statement by the firm, the mine will produce bauxite at a rate of between 6 million and 10...

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Ghana President Akufo-Addo Pledges Government’s Commitment to Developing Bauxite Reserves

Ghanaian president Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo reiterated his government’s commitment to making the most of his country’s native bauxite ore resources. In a speech before the Ghana National Chamber of Commerce in Accra on Saturday Akufo-Addo revealed his plans for bringing Ghana’s substantial bauxite ore reserves to market. “To this end, an Integrated Bauxite and […]

Chalco’s Guinea Bauxite Project to Begin Production Within Months

Aluminum Corporation of China Limited (Chalco) said late last week that it anticipates producing bauxite ore at its project in Guinea either later this year or early next year. “It is predicted that at the end of this year or the beginning of next year we will launch,” explained Chalco senior vice president Lu Dongliang. […]

Processing Ghana’s Bauxite Ore Could Net the Country US$450 Billion: V.P. Bawumia

Ghana’s Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia says that his country could earn US$450 billion dollars from the successful processing and sale of the country’s 900-million-metric-ton reserve of the ore. Bawumia made the declaration in the course of delivering the keynote speech at last week’s “Ghana Beyond Aid” conference. He went on to reaffirm his government’s […]

Public Business Minister Urges Haste for Egypt Aluminum’s Expansion Plans

Egypt’s Minister of the Public Business Sector Asharaf El Sharkawy called upon state-owned Egypt Aluminum to slash the time the firm plans to take prior to launch its planned development project once feasibility studies have been completed. Per a report released by the Ministry of Public Business Sector earlier this week, plans are in the […]