Guinea bauxite

Worker Strikes in Guinea Paint Dark Picture for Chinese Bauxite Operations

Worker Strikes in Guinea Paint Dark Picture for Chinese Bauxite Operations

A strike at CDM-China’s bauxite mine in Guinea’s Telimélé prefecture came to an end on April 16, after workers had laid down their tools six days prior in protest over poor living and working conditions. The Chinese company and the workers signed...

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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 […]

Construction at UAE’s Guinea Mine Achieves 75 Percent Completion

UAE aluminium smelter Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC (EGA) announced late last week that construction at its bauxite mining project in Guinea has achieved 75 percent completion. The US$1.4-billion project, which is being built by EGA’s subsidiary Guinea Alumina Corporation, represents the largest greenfield investment in Guinea in 40 years. Employing 3,000 workers, the project is […]

Guinean President Presides Over Official Opening Of Alufer’s Bel Air Mine

With Guinean President Alpha Conde and other dignitaries looking on, bauxite miner Alufer Mining Limited officially opened its Bel Air Mine late last week. Among the other dignitaries in attendance was Guinea’s Minister of Mines, Guinean parliament members, American and British ambassadors, and local politicians. Though the ceremony marks the official opening of the mine, […]

SMB And Winning Shipping Ink Agreement With Guinean Government Over Country’s First Alumina Refinery

Guinean miner Societe Miniere de Boke (SMB) and Singaporean shipping titan Winning Shipping signed an agreement with the Guinean government on Monday to construct the nation’s first-ever alumina refinery. The consortium said in a statement released yesterday that the refinery, with an expected nameplate capacity of 1 million metric tons per annum, will begin construction […]