Fortescue makes play for Belinga's iron

Andrew Forrest, president of mining group Fortescue Metals Group.
Andrew Forrest, president of mining group Fortescue Metals Group. © Joel Carrett/AAP Image
Billionaire Andrew Forrest's Australian mining group has been racking up deals in Africa, and last week signed with Gabon to carry out studies on the Mount Belinga iron ore deposit and potentially relaunch a 20-year-old project. However, the logistical and financial challenges of developing the resource remain daunting. [...] (355 words)
Issue dated 30/11/2021 Reading time 2 minutes
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