Cécé Noramou, ready to retire from mining ministry, launches consulting firm
As Cécé Noramou, technical advisor to Guinea's ministry of mines, awaits his imminent retirement, he is finalising a project to decide upon the best approach for relocating, resettling, and compensating people affected by mining projects. [...]
Emirati sheikh al-Maktoum aims to mine bauxite by late 2021
After unsuccessfully bidding for a piece of the Simandou iron ore market in partnership with Australia's Fortescue, Ahmed bin Dalmook al-Maktoum, a distant cousin of the emir of Dubai, has found an alternative bauxite project, which could be up and running quickly. [...]
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 [. [...]
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. [...]