Guinea Alumina Corporation

GAC Provides COVID-19 Aid To Guinean People Via Hundreds Of Temporary Jobs

GAC Provides COVID-19 Aid To Guinean People Via Hundreds Of Temporary Jobs

Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC (EGA) announced last week that its subsidiary Guinea Alumina Corporation has begun to offer support for the Boke region to ease the suffering caused by the current coronavirus pandemic. EGA said that subsidiary GAC is sponsoring the production...

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Bauxite Operations Back To Normal In Guinea After Deadly Political Protests

Normal operations have resumed at bauxite mines in Guinea after several days of unrest that led to slowed production, as sources in country told Reuters that locals initiated violent protests against a move by the president to extend his term in office. Conakry and several other northern cities were the site of such protests, which […]

EGA Ships First Bauxite From Guinea Mines

Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC (EGA) announced yesterday the first exports of bauxite ore from its mines in the West African state of Guinea under the auspices of Guinea Alumina Corporation (GAC). Per EGA, the commencement of bauxite ore shipments marks the beginning of the company’s status as an integrated aluminium major. The opening of this […]

EGA Inks US$750 Million Funding Deal For Guinea Bauxite Mine Project

Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC (EGA) revealed on Tuesday that its wholly-owned subsidiary Guinea Alumina Corporation (GAC) closed a US$750-million financing deal to fund one of the country’s biggest-ever greenfield mining project. Per EGA, the loan has a 12- to 14-year tenor and is funded by a combination of development finance institutions, export credit agencies, and […]

Final Equipment Delivered To EGA’s Bauxite Operation In Guinea

Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC (EGA) announced to investors earlier this week the delivery of the final major piece of bauxite mining equipment at its operations in Guinea. EGA said on Wednesday that a barge loader built by ThyssenKrupp in India arrived in recent days and now awaits installation at the terminus of the site’s 1.5-km […]

EGA Train Delivers First Guinean Bauxite Ore Shipment To The Coast

UAE aluminium smelter Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC (EGA) announced yesterday the departure of the first train loaded with bauxite from subsidiary Guinea Alumina Corporation’s mine and its safe arrival to port facilities on the coast. The milestone three-hour, 55-mile journey consisted of 80 railcars loaded with 6,800 metric tons of raw bauxite ore. The ore […]