Ghana alumina

Ghana Government Seeks Partner For Revitalization Of VALCO Aluminium Smelter

Ghana Government Seeks Partner For Revitalization Of VALCO Aluminium Smelter

The Ghanian government is actively searching for partners to rehabilitate the aluminium smelter operated by state-owned Volta Aluminum Company (VALCO). Such was the message conveyed by Ghana Lands and Natural Resources minister Samuel Jinapor at the Africa CEO Forum conference earlier this...


Infrastructure Improvements Outweigh All Other Concerns Over Bauxite Deal With China – Ghana PM Osei Owusu

Debate continues to rage over the proposed US$2-billion deal between the west African republic of Ghana and the People’s Republic of China that would have China’s Sinohydro Group Limited gain access to Ghana’s significant bauxite resources in exchange for badly-needed infrastructure improvements. Earlier this week Ghana’s First Deputy Speaker of Parliament Joe Osei Owusu told […]

National Bauxite Authority to be Established in Months: Ghana’s Akufo-Addo

Ghana’s new president Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo revealed plans for his government to establish a bauxite and aluminium development authority within the next three months earlier this week. In comments made at the 5th Africa CEO Forum held in Geneva, Switzerland, Akufo-Addo said such a move would help establish a strong aluminium industry in Ghana […]

Ghana to Develop Integrated Aluminium Industry: Mines Minister

The Ghanian Minister of Finance Ken Ofori-Atta told domestic media last week of the government’s intention to fast-track economic development by developing an integrated aluminium industry. Ofori-Atta outlined a six-point plan for developing such an industry: establishing bauxite mines in Awaso, Nyinahin, and Kyebi; building an alumina refinery, most likely in Kyebi; establishing inexpensive and […]

Ghana Seeking Investors for Domestic Aluminium Production

Ghana’s Principal Mining Officer at the Minerals Commission said this week that his country is in search of investors willing to back the mining of the country’s substantial bauxite ore deposits. Jerry Ahadzi, Principal Mining Officer, said that these investors would spearhead the development of the value chain for bauxite in the country. He went […]