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Guinean Government Extends Deadline For Alumina Refinery Plans After None Are Submitted

Guinean Government Extends Deadline For Alumina Refinery Plans After None Are Submitted

The Guinean government has extended the deadline for bauxite firms to present plans for construction of in-country alumina refineries by another ten days last week, pushing back a deadline that lapsed at the end of last month. According to the country’s ruling...

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Rusal Pushes Back Against Rio Tinto’s Takeover Of Queensland Alumina

Russian aluminium firm UC Rusal fired back at its partner at Queensland Alumina Ltd., Anglo-Australian mining giant Rio Tinto Group after the latter stepped in and took control of Rusal’s 20-percent share of the operation earlier this month. Citing sanctions against Russia for its invasion of Ukraine and specifically a ban on alumina exports to […]

Rio Tinto Takes Full Control Of Queensland Alumina Refinery From UC Rusal

Anglo-Australian metals mining giant Rio Tinto Group has taken full control of the Queensland alumina refinery it shares with Russian aluminium titan UC Rusal, boxing out the embattled firm that is already suffering due to sanctions imposed upon Russian businesses in the wake of the country’s invasion of Ukraine. According to an emailed statement, Rio […]

Guinean Government Seeks Bauxite Miners’ Plans For Domestic Alumina Refineries

The Guinean government last week asked companies operating bauxite mining operations to present plans for refining alumina within its borders by May of this year. The interim government that took power via coup in September has opted to take a harder line against foreign corporations mining in Guinea, reversing the previous government’s friendly attitude to […]