Compagnie des Bauxites de Guinée

Tenova TAKRAF Unloads Over 1,560 Wagons Of Bauxite Ore During 48-Hour Test At Guinea Expansion Project

Tenova TAKRAF Unloads Over 1,560 Wagons Of Bauxite Ore During 48-Hour Test At Guinea Expansion Project

Italian firm Tenova S.p.A.’s German subsidiary TAKRAF GmbH announced earlier this month the successful offloading of one dozen complete trains of bauxite ore in under 48 hours at Compagnie des Bauxites de Guinée’s (CBG) expansion project in Kamsar, Guinea. The feat, which...

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Fluor’s Expansion Of Guinea’s Kamsar Mine Yields First Bauxite Production

Fluor Corporation’s Compagnie des Bauxites de Guinée (CBG) has produced the project’s first ore according to a company press release. According to the statement, production at the Bauxite Production Expansion Project in Kamsar continues on schedule and within budget. Tony Morgan, president of Fluor’s Mining & Metals business, said that this is an important first […]

EGA Receives First Bauxite Shipment for Al Taweelah Refinery from Guinea

Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC announced this weekend the reception of the first bauxite ore destined for use at Al Taweelah alumina refinery from mines in west Africa. The shipment of 61 thousand metric tons arrived at port just over a month after it left the shores of Guinea. It represents the first of a yearly […]

New Round of Riots in Guinea Impede Bauxite Shipments

Violent protests have again rocked several cities in the western African nation of Guinea, disrupting bauxite ore shipments from the country in the process. The late unrest was touched off by the government’s failure to publish the results of an election last month the ruling party says it won. Riots erupted in the capitol city […]

Drop in Guinea’s Expected Economic Growth Blamed on Deadly Bauxite Riots

Riots this summer in Guinea’s Boké region sent ripples through the African nation’s economy, as the country’s budget minister blamed the unrest on the loss of nearly a full percentage point of forecast economic growth next year. According to comments by Budget Minister Mohamed Lamine Doumbouya, the government lowered its growth forecast from 6.7 percent […]