Home mining sector exploration & production GUINEA 19/01/2011 February a make-or-break month for Rio Tinto One of the key issues facing the new mines minister, Mohamed Lamine Fofana, concerns a project to develop the Simandou [...] (241 words) This article may be accessed by subscribers and e-wallet holders (EUR 6) Log in to read more Already have an account? Log in Keep me logged in Forgot your password? OK Subscribe toAfrica IntelligenceorPay-Per-Article E-wallet starting from 30 EUR Subscribe or Pay-Per-Article Discover our offers Not reader yet?Create an account to access our FREE SECTION A free issue A selection of articles New editions' summaries Keyword notifications to follow people or topics of interest to you A free issue and a selection of free articles Summaries and email notifications Keep me logged in Create a free account Free Articles MADAGASCAR Politics 29/05/2020 Mayor of Antananarivo gets capital's waste disposal debt cancelled DRC ZAMBIA Business 27/05/2020 Hungary's Duna Aszfalt talks to leading Katanga businessman about cross-border road project MOROCCO Business 22/05/2020 Private firm Sentinel lands security contract with EU delegation Access the free section On the same subject Spotlight GUINEA 20/11/2011 Rio wants to transport Simandou iron by truck A new bone of contention may have sprung up between Rio Tinto/Simfer and Guinea concerning the Simandou iron ore project. Since early this month Rio Tinto’s experts have been in Conakry to negotiate an accord on carrying out ore by [. [...] Special report GUINEA 29/08/2011 How Conde is overhauling the mining sector Sworn in as Guinea's president late last year, the former political dissident, Alpha Conde, has made "re-founding the Guinean nation" the leitmotif of his presidency. In the mining sector, that [...] GUINEA 14/06/2011 Deal with Rio Tinto increasingly under fire A "transactional" accord signed between Rio Tinto Mining Exploration (RTME) and Guinea’s government on April 22 to resolve a dispute [...] GUINEA 01/03/2011 Rio Tinto’s friends talk Conde around Saved by the bell on Feb. 23 when president Alpha Conde finally agreed to extend its exploration license on two [...] GUINEA 18/01/2011 Mines minister with a past in oil The mines and geology portfolio in Alpha Conde ’s new [...] GUINEA 04/01/2011 Conde says his election marks "re-birth of Guinea" The inauguration ceremony of president Alpha Conde on Dec. 21 in Conakry provided an occasion for several bosses of mining [...] GUINEA 05/10/2010 Ultimatum for Rio Tinto in Guinea Rio Tinto, whose affiliate Simfer operates the iron ore project [...] GUINEA 06/07/2010 Conakry Intent on Taking Stake in Simandou The authorities are turning up the heat on Rio Tinto/Simfer. On June 25 the company received a warning from prime [...] GUINEA 28/07/2009 Rio Tinto To Let Go of North Simandou? Free The Simandou affair is damaging relations between Rio Tinto and the Guinean government. The mining group, which saw the northern [...] GUINEA 14/07/2009 Simandou: Rio Tinto Stymied, Conakry Threatens The Simandou affair has caused a deep freeze in relations between Rio Tinto and Guinea's government. The mining group, which [...] Receive prompts for these topics GUINEA BSG Resources Guinee BSG-Vale Mahmoud Thiam Mohamed Lamine Fofana Rio Tinto Simfer SA Steven Din Create a freenotification What is a notification?