Thelo DB takes on ArcelorMittal over mining rail line
Will Robert Friedland's crucial Nimba iron impact study be completed next year?
UNESCO is concerned about the consequences for biodiversity from iron ore mining in Guinea's Nimba mountains. The company that owns the site plans to submit the first version of its study in 2022. This study is supposed to explain how to develop the site without causing any damage to the area. [...]
Conakry, Monrovia teams to resume talks on iron exports via Liberia rail line
Talks between Conakry and Monrovia on transporting Guinean ore via the Liberian port of Buchanan are to be relaunched this month after a lengthy delay due to Covid-19. They will be steered by two top government officials. [...]
South Africa's Ronnie Ntuli challenges Chinese monopoly on mining railway
Thelo DB, a company chaired by South African businessman Ronnie Ntuli, has been approaching iron ore and bauxite explorers in Guinea to offer rail solutions for their future exports, a sector that has until now been dominated by Chinese giants. [...]