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EGA Ships First Bauxite from Guinea

EGA Ships First Bauxite from Guinea

UAE’s Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA) announced this week that it has shipped the first bauxite bulk sample shipment mined from its operations in the African nation of Guinea. The sample was shipped from Kamsar to customers in the People’s Republic of China....

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EGA to Open Bauxite Mine in Guinea

United Arab Emirates’ Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC (EGA) announced last week that it would soon begin construction on a significant bauxite mine in the West African country of Guinea. The mine is anticipated to insure a steady stream of high-quality bauxite ore for the firm’s domestic operations and, in turn, lead to new sales in […]

Dubai Firm Soliciting Funds to Develop US$8 Bln Bauxite Mine in Guinea

A resources firm based in Dubai has been in negotiations with certain trading houses to begin development of Guinea’s bauxite reserves. The reserves, once held by Anglo-British firm BHP Billiton, are reportedly valued at US$8 billion. Gajah Investment Group’s co-founder James Tounkara indicated in an interview that he expected interest from the People’s Republic of […]

Iran Seeks US$10 Billion to Revive Domestic Aluminium Industry

The government of the Islamic Republic of Iran is in search of a US$10 billion investment to help it kick-start its domestic aluminium industry. Experts expect the industry to export over sixty percent of production, tapping into the growing global demand for the versatile metal. “The government of President Hassan Rouhani has decided to revive […]