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Guinea President Alpha Conde Assumes Oversight Of State Mining Company

Guinea President Alpha Conde Assumes Oversight Of State Mining Company

Guinean’s president Alpha Conde will be taking a more active role in the country’s bauxite industry with the assumption of oversight duties of the national mining firm by his office announced on Friday. Per an announcement read on state-owned media outlet Radio...

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Guinea to Mandate Domestic Refining of Bauxite

The president of the Republic of Guinea decreed last week that miners who produce over a certain amount of bauxite ore “will be obliged to build an alumina plant.” President Alpha Condé made the remarks in speech at recent mining conference in Guinea’s capital Conakry. Condé spoke at last week’s Symposium Mines Guinea, the largest […]

Dubai Firm Soliciting Funds to Develop US$8 Bln Bauxite Mine in Guinea

A resources firm based in Dubai has been in negotiations with certain trading houses to begin development of Guinea’s bauxite reserves. The reserves, once held by Anglo-British firm BHP Billiton, are reportedly valued at US$8 billion. Gajah Investment Group’s co-founder James Tounkara indicated in an interview that he expected interest from the People’s Republic of […]

Rusal and Guinea Agree to Terms on Bauxite Mine, Alumina Complex

Russia’s UC Rusal and the government of West Africa’s Republic of Guinea have come to an agreement regarding the resumption of operations at the Friguia bauxite and alumina complex. The two parties also signed an annex to the Dian-Dian concession agreement regarding development of a bauxite mine of the same name. The firm and the […]