Republic of Guinea

Bauxite Operations Back To Normal In Guinea After Deadly Political Protests

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....

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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 […]

EGA Inks US$750 Million Funding Deal For Guinea Bauxite Mine Project

Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC (EGA) revealed on Tuesday that its wholly-owned subsidiary Guinea Alumina Corporation (GAC) closed a US$750-million financing deal to fund one of the country’s biggest-ever greenfield mining project. Per EGA, the loan has a 12- to 14-year tenor and is funded by a combination of development finance institutions, export credit agencies, and […]

Ghana And Guinea Mulling Partnership On Bauxite Mining Development

Ghana’s Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia said on Tuesday that his government is in talks with the Guinean government to establish a bilateral agreement to develop each country’s bauxite sector. The announcement was made in the wake of a meeting between Bawumia and Guinea’s Prime Minister H.E Ibrahima Kassory Fofana at the 14th CII-Exim Bank […]

Final Equipment Delivered To EGA’s Bauxite Operation In Guinea

Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC (EGA) announced to investors earlier this week the delivery of the final major piece of bauxite mining equipment at its operations in Guinea. EGA said on Wednesday that a barge loader built by ThyssenKrupp in India arrived in recent days and now awaits installation at the terminus of the site’s 1.5-km […]