Map of the main mining axes of Compagnie des Bauxites de Guinee.
Compagnie des Bauxites de Guinée revives refinery project
Compagnie des Bauxites de Guinée first planned to build an alumina refinery in 2004. The idea was dropped, but it is now back on the table, thanks to the firm's plans to boost production and its need to keep a growing range of competitors at bay. [...]
Columbia University plays in to Trump's anti-China narrative on bauxite
Researchers at the New York university are developing an application to track pollution generated by Guinea's bauxite mines for use by communities living in the vicinity. Pollution has often been attributed to Chinese firms operating in this sector, and the US president has been quick to criticise China's monopolising of Africa's natural resources. [...]
Covid-19 forces Compagnie des Bauxites de Guinée to close its head office
Following the infection by the coronavirus of an executive at long-established bauxite production company Compagnie des Bauxites de Guinée, access to the the company's head office has been closed, complicating the management of some of its operations and hampering its expansion programme. [...]