Gabon produces large quantities of this key component of steel alloys. There are also manganese projects in Southern Africa, Angola and Burkina Faso, home to the famous Tambao deposit.
BWA loses Akonolinga rutile to Eramet, charges onwards with new sites
Having failed to win the permit for Cameroon's Akonolinga project, British mining group BWA has begun exploring sites in Nkoteng and Dehane with the assistance of Cameroonian mining specialist Richard Howe. [...]
Research chair funded by Orano, Eramet and Imerys to focus on bauxite
Mining colleges in Paris, Nancy and Alès are soon to establish an academic chair funded by three French mining giants. Initial research will examine the impact bauxite mining in Boké has on the environment and local populations. [...]