Republic of Guinea

Emirates Global Aluminium Ships One Millionth Metric Ton Of Bauxite Ore From Guinea Operations

Emirates Global Aluminium Ships One Millionth Metric Ton Of Bauxite Ore From Guinea Operations

Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC (EGA) announced last week that its subsidiary Guinea Alumina Corporation has shipped one million metric tons of bauxite ore from the west African nation since production began in August. Per the firm, the US$1.4-billion project is continuing to...

Bauxite Operations Back To Normal In Guinea After Deadly Political Protests

Normal operations have resumed at bauxite mines in Guinea after several days of unrest that led to slowed production, as sources in country told Reuters that locals initiated violent protests against a move by the president to extend his term in office. Conakry and several other northern cities were the site of such protests, which […]

China Bauxite Imports Fall By 6 Percent In August Thanks To The Rains In Africa

Adverse weather conditions are to blame for the drop in imported bauxite ore by buyers in the People’s Republic of China, as rainy weather in Guinea hampered exports of the aluminium precursor to the Middle Kingdom in August. According to data released this week by the country’s customs department, China imported 9.04 million metric tons […]

China Imports Of Bauxite Ore Rose By 24.9 Percent In 2019 Through July

As improvements to low-temperature alumina production continue by refiners in the People’s Republic of China, the country’s thirst for overseas bauxite increases. Such was the story told by Customs data released on Sunday that showed a 24.9 percent jump on the year in imported bauxite in the year’s first seven months. Customs data on HS […]

EGA Ships First Bauxite From Guinea Mines

Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC (EGA) announced yesterday the first exports of bauxite ore from its mines in the West African state of Guinea under the auspices of Guinea Alumina Corporation (GAC). Per EGA, the commencement of bauxite ore shipments marks the beginning of the company’s status as an integrated aluminium major. The opening of this […]

EGA Greets Region’s First-Ever Capesize Vessel To Khalifa Port In Abu Dhabi

Yesterday, Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC (EGA) greeted the arrival of the region’s first fully-laden Capesize vessel at its quay at the Khalifa Port in Abu Dhabi. The arrival marks the beginning of bauxite shipments to fuel the new alumina refinery in Al Taweelah. The bulk ore carrier is the biggest ever to dock at a […]