Guinea

Guinea’s New Bauxite Railway To Begin Operation In Summer Of 2021

Guinea’s New Bauxite Railway To Begin Operation In Summer Of 2021

According to the consortium constructing a new railway in Guinea for transportation of bauxite ore, the line will begin moving product to the coast by June 2021. Such was the message from Guinean miner Societe Miniere de Boke (SMB) and Singaporean shipping...

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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 […]

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, […]