Guinea

Compagnie des Bauxites de Guinée Joins ASI

Compagnie des Bauxites de Guinée Joins ASI

Aluminium Stewardship Initiative welcomed Compagnie des Bauxites de Guinée to the fold of members this week, boosting the organization’s membership to 174. CBG operates a bauxite mining project in Sangarédi in Guinea’s northwestern reaches. It currently ships about 16 million metric tons...

Events

French Court Awards Alteo To Guinea’s United Mining Supply

A French court awarded control of specialty alumina producer Alteo to Guinean logistics firm United Mining Supply (UMS) last week. UMS was Alteo’s final remaining candidate in the running for acquiring the troubled firm, which suffered a significant drop in business due to the lately-volatile aluminium sector. The Marseilles-based firm filed for bankruptcy about a […]

Rusal’s Port At Taressa, Guinea Granted IMO Identification Number

Russian Federation aluminium titan U.C. Rusal obtained last week a unique International Maritime Organization (IMO) identification number for its Guinean mining port Taressa. The assignment followed a successful registration of the port with the IMO’s Global Integrated Shipping Information System (GISIS). The port facilities at Taressa are part of the COBAD SA infrastructure, which supports […]

EGA Lends Valuable Assistance To COVID-19 Hospital In Guinea

Earlier this week, Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC (EGA) wholly-owned subsidiary Guinea Alumina Corporation (GAC) inaugurated the Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Field Hospital in the Guinean capitol Conakry. The facility will aid the country in responding to the local effects of the coronavirus pandemic. EGA said the field hospital was built in a record 30 days […]

Lindian Begins Screening Tests At Gaoual Bauxite Mine

Australian mineral exploration firm Lindian Resources Limited began screening tests of the bauxite resources at its Gaoual mine in the African country of Guinea this week, marking the firm’s next step in bringing the bauxite ore on site to the commercial market. According to Australian media, Lindian personnel are performing both dry and wet screening […]

EGA Shipped Over 6.1 Million DMT Of Bauxite Ore From Guinea Over Past Year

Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC (EGA) celebrated the year that has passed since the maiden bauxite export left from the facilities of its wholly-owned subsidiary Guinea Alumina Corporation. Since the beginning of production at the site, the subsidiary has exported more than 6.1 million dry metric tons of bauxite ore to buyers around the globe. At […]