Republic of Guinea

Xinjiang Joinworld Announces Plans For US$831-Million Alumina Refinery In Western Guinea

Xinjiang Joinworld Announces Plans For US$831-Million Alumina Refinery In Western Guinea

Another aluminium firm hailing from the People’s Republic of China has staked its claim in West Africa, as this week saw Xinjiang Joinworld Co. Ltd announce plans to build an alumina refinery in Guinea. According to a filing made to the Shenzhen...


COSCO Shopping For 25 New Ore Carriers To Transport Bauxite From Guinea

According to sources who spoke to the Wall Street Journal late last week, China COSCO Shipping is in the market for over two dozen new ore-shipping vessels intended for transporting bauxite ore from Guinean ports to China for use in feeding Aluminium Corp. of China (Chalco) aluminium smelters. Per the sources, who spoke on condition […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]