Nigel Jones to take charge of Simandou iron ore for Rio Tinto
Simandou, Nimba and Zogota: the long and difficult road to the start of iron ore production
Guinea, which has some of the biggest unexploited iron ore deposits in the world in its south eastern corner, is also one of the countries in which they are the most difficult to bring into production, principally because of the [. [...]
Is Liberia the solution to Rio Tinto and Chinalco's Simandou iron ore challenge?
Not wanting to have infrastructure costs cut into the profitability of their Guinean iron ore deposit Simandou, Australian mining giant Rio Tinto and China's Chinalco are in talks to sell the site's first output to steel giant ArcelorMittal. [...]
Miners ramp up push to export production via Liberia
Miners operating in southeast Guinea are hammering the Conakry authorities with demands to be allowed to evacuate their output via Liberia. The region boasts some of the world's largest deposits of iron ore and battery metals but is landlocked, with [. [...]