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Alufer’s First Shipment Of Guinean Bauxite Ore Arrives In China

Alufer’s First Shipment Of Guinean Bauxite Ore Arrives In China

Bauxite miner Alufer Mining Limited announced last week the safe arrival of the firm’s inaugural Capesize shipment of bauxite from its Bel Air Mine in Guinea to the port of Qingdao in the People’s Republic of China. The 203,009-metric-ton shipment was purchased...

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EGA Inks Deal to Supply Vedanta with Guinean Bauxite

Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC (EGA) announced yesterday that it signed an agreement with Indian aluminium titan Vedanta Limited to supply it with bauxite from its mining project in the west African country of Guinea. The agreement, which commences in the latter half of 2019, will have EGA’s Guinean operations supply Vedanta with up to 12 […]

Rusal Restarts Operations At Guinea’s Friguia Alumina Refinery

Russian Federation aluminium giant U.C. Rusal announced yesterday the reopening of operations at Guinea’s Friguia Alumina Refinery. Per the company, the restart is a product of a 2016 agreement with the Guinean government that will see the facility ramp up production to between 550 thousand and 600 thousand metric tons per annum within a year […]

Chalco Announces US$164 MM Investment in Guinea’s Boffa Bauxite Mine

Aluminum Corp. of China (Chalco) announced late last week a plan to invest US$164 million in a bauxite ore mine in Guinea. Domestic media reported yesterday the plan to invest in the Boffa bauxite project, which is the site of an estimated 736 million metric tons of bauxite reserves. Chalco says this investment will be […]

Societe Miniere de Boke’s Bauxite Mine Back Online After Nearly Two Week Strike

The bauxite mine operated by Guinea’s Societe Miniere de Boke is back to production now that a nearly two-week strike has come to a conclusion. Frederic Bouzigues, the firm’s managing director, informed Reuters of such via text message yesterday. The strike yielded production losses of between 1 million and 1.2 million metric tons of bauxite, […]

Rusal Plans First Bauxite Production at Guinea’s Dian Dian Mine By Month’s End

Russian Federation aluminium giant U.C. Rusal will commence bauxite mining in the West African state of Guinea by month’s end, according to statements made to the Russian press by company president Vladislav Soloviev earlier this week. Soloviev continued by specifying that the volume of bauxite ore mined from the deposit at Dian Dian would be […]