Australian mining giant Rio Tinto is trying to assert its interests in the Simandou iron project over those of Winning Consortium, which is reputedly close to the president ousted in a coup in September, Alpha Condé.
Fadi Wazni's Guinean mining logistics group United Mining Supply (UMS) is continuing to look for a site for an alumina refinery in Guinea but has entered a bid to buy one ready-made in France, as it looks to meet ever increasing demand from its Chinese clients.
Having failed to break into Guinea, Australia's Fortescue Metals Group is looking for new energy opportunities in DRC.
The French major Total has reportedly reached a deal with Société Minière de Boké on storing and supplying the fuel needed for operations at blocks 1 and 2 of the Simandou iron ore project.
Currently in dispute with the Guinean firm United Mining Supply, the Canadian businessman Jean Laprade has seemingly extracted compensation in kind by taking possession of one of the company's planes.
Ever since it took ownership of blocks 1 and 2 on the Guinean iron ore mine Simandou in mid-November (AMI [...]
Following in the footsteps of Canadian mining magnate Robert Friedland (AMI 453), the former chief executive of the UK's Conservative [...]
After more than 20 years advising oil and mining firms, French businessman Michel Billard de la Motte is turning his hand to a multifunction port project in northern Guinea.
Ahead of their trip to Conakry on December 4 to [...]
According to our information, Société Minière de Boké (SMB) has won the tender call issued by the Guinean government for [...]
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 [.
In early July, Guinea's Societe miniere de Boke (SMB) temporarily [...]