Operators from near and far interested in BSGR's former Simandou blocks
Other than a set of international mining giants, the bidding round launched by the Guinean government in July for the blocks formerly owned by Beny Steinmetz Group Resources (BSGR) on the Simandou iron ore deposit has caught the attention of [. [...]
Ibrahima Kassory Fofana manouvres to steal minister’s thunder
With mining companies increasingly reducing their footprint in Guinea - Rio Tinto plans to lay off dozens of local workers over the coming six weeks - the man in charge of investment on the president’s staff, Ibrahima Kassory Fofana, has [. [...]
What role did Sable play in 2010 presidential election?
Sable Mining, a company founded by Andrew Groves and Phil Edmonds, reportedly offered support to Alpha Conde’s presidential campaign in 2010 in return for a promise of mining concessions. This has emerged from e-mails that have come to Africa Mining [. [...]