Guinea

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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Guinea President Alpha Conde Assumes Oversight Of State Mining Company

Guinean’s president Alpha Conde will be taking a more active role in the country’s bauxite industry with the assumption of oversight duties of the national mining firm by his office announced on Friday. Per an announcement read on state-owned media outlet Radio Television Guineene, Alpha Conde’s office now operates Societe Guinneenne du Patrimoine Minier (Soguipami) […]

Ghana And Guinea Mulling Partnership On Bauxite Mining Development

Ghana’s Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia said on Tuesday that his government is in talks with the Guinean government to establish a bilateral agreement to develop each country’s bauxite sector. The announcement was made in the wake of a meeting between Bawumia and Guinea’s Prime Minister H.E Ibrahima Kassory Fofana at the 14th CII-Exim Bank […]

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 […]