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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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New Round of Riots in Guinea Impede Bauxite Shipments

Violent protests have again rocked several cities in the western African nation of Guinea, disrupting bauxite ore shipments from the country in the process. The late unrest was touched off by the government’s failure to publish the results of an election last month the ruling party says it won. Riots erupted in the capitol city […]

Unrest Halts Bauxite Operations in Guinean Port City Kamsar

Rioting has again taken hold of the Guinean port city of Kamsar, blocking roads and rails and disrupting bauxite mining operations. State agencies and Companie Bauxite de Guinee (CBG) officials confirmed the reports, saying that the unrest has caused the company’s bauxite operations to grind to a halt on Tuesday. According to reports, protesters barricaded […]

Guinea Alumina Awards US$700 MM Contract to Fluor

Fluor Corporation announced yesterday that it has been awarded a US$700 million consulting contract by Guinea Alumina Corporation S.A. (GAC) to engineer and manage construction for a major bauxite ore mine in Guinea. The contract will have Fluor managing the development of the mine, expected to yield 12 million metric tons of bauxite ore per […]

EGA Finishes Preliminary Work on Guinean Bauxite Mine

Abu Dhabi’s Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC announced on Wednesday that it has completed preliminary work on the US$1 billion bauxite mine in Guinea. Belgian marine contractor Jan de Nul finished site infill and elevation of 50 hectares (123.5 acres) of land at the port city of Kamsar, the firm said. The infill project will help […]

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. The first shipment consists of 55,000 metric tons of ore, and it represents […]