Ivory Coast Firm Partnering with Sumitomo in US$375 MM Bauxite Project

Ivory Coast Firm Partnering with Sumitomo in US$375 MM Bauxite Project

Ivory Coast miner Lagune Exploitation Afrique revealed to financial media earlier this week that it is negotiating with a subsidiary of Japan’s Sumitomo Group to develop an Ivorian bauxite outcropping by building mining operations and twin alumina refineries totaling US$375 million. Per...


India to Auction 10 Bauxite Mines in Next 2 Months: Mines Secretary

India’s government expects to auction off another 10 bauxite mines in the course of the next two months after having auctioned off over forty in the course of the last three months, as the state plans to concentrate on sales of non-ferrous metal assets in the coming months. Indian Mines Secretary Arun Kumar explained to […]

Bosnian Canton to Award Concession for Bauxite Deposits

A canton in far-northwestern reaches of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina announced earlier this week the launch of a public tender to award a concession to explore and open a bauxite ore deposit within its borders. The canton of Una-Sana said it is soon to offer a concession to operate bauxite mining at the […]

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 […]

Coal India Weighs Bid to Begin Bauxite Mining

An official who spoke to domestic media says that state-run miner Coal India is weighing a proposal for branching out into the mining of bauxite ore (among others) in a bid to diversify the company away from strictly mining coal. “Coal India is planning to get into mining of bauxite, nickel and iron ore. However, […]