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Guinea's bauxite boom upending rural communities HRW

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) As mining companies in Guinea ramp up bauxite production, they are upending rural communities and undermining air and water quality while government authorities fail to...

Guinea: Demanding a fair deal for communities from Alcoa

Despite the ‘bauxite boom,’ more than 63 percent of the population still languishes under the poverty line, making Guinea one of the poorest countries in sub-Saharan Africa. CBG was the country’s first bauxite mine, beginning operations in 1973. A joint venture of the Guinean government and three multinational aluminum producers Rio Tinto, Alcoa and Dadco CBG is today one of the largest bauxite mines in

Bauxite Opportunity in Guinea Classes — WORLDBAUXITE

Guinea is one of the richest countries in the world in terms of bauxite reserves. In fact, Guinea owns around one-third of the world’s bauxite reserves, estimated to be north of 20 billion tons. In Guinea, bauxite deposits constitute a special phenomenon evoked by some people as a ‘geological scandal’.

Bauxite Ministry of Mines and Geology Republic of Guinea

Guinea has the world’s largest high-grade bauxite reserves Financial Times Guinea’s highly competitive level of output allows it to supply all major world markets. The reserves are mainly located in the following regions: Boké, Kindia Fria, Boffa in Lower Guinea; Tougué, Pita, Mali, Mamou, Dalaba in the Fouta Djallon, in Middle Guinea; and Dinguiraye, Dabola and Siguiri in Upper Guinea.

Guinea bauxite: more protests Mines and Communities

CBG has been mining bauxite in the Boke region since 1973. While Guinea has a vast mineral wealth with bauxite, iron, gold and uranium deposits, most of its nine million inhabitants live on less than a dollar a day. The country is at the bottom of the United Nations' human development index.

Bauxite Opportunities In Guinea-Conakry

Guinea’s bauxite resources estimated at 7,400mt comprising about 26% of the world’s total makes it the world’s richest bauxite holding country.” Thus, Guinea holds the prospect of yielding more metric tons to the world output thereby, doubling, or tripling the amount of the external revenue or foreign exchange, they are already generating. This, nonetheless, would be favorable to investing companies.

GUINEA: Bauxite Environment Network develops plan to

14/09/2018 Six companies operating in the Boké mining region of western Guinea joined forces on May 22, 2018, to create a Bauxite Environment Network (BEN dubbed REB in French). Established under the aegis of the Chamber of Mines of Guinea (CMG), the objective of the BEN is to better manage the cumulative impacts of mining on biodiversity.

Bauxite Operations Back To Normal In Guinea After Deadly

Normal operations have resumed at bauxite mines in Guinea after several days of unrest that led to slowed production, as sources in country told Reuters that locals initiated violent protests against a move by the president to extend his term in office. Conakry and several other northern cities were the site of such protests, which were kicked off by a proposal to amend the constitution to

HRW Human Rights Watch: „Guinea: Bauxite Mining

Guinea’s government, which has transformed Guinea into the world’s third-largest exporter, should take immediate steps to better regulate companies and protect communities. “Bauxite mining, unless properly regulated, threatens to destroy the way of life and livelihoods of dozens of communities at the front line of mining operations,” said Jim Wormington,West Africa researcher at

RAW MATERIALS BAUXITE & ALUMINA Metalcorp Group

Société des Bauxites de Guinée, SBG, is an alumina and bauxite company in Guinea with a mining concession with proven reserves of more than 300 million tons. SBG is in the process of developing a mine and an alumina refinery which aims to yield exports of 3 million tons per annum of bauxite and 1.6 million tons of alumina per annum.

Guinea's bauxite boom upending rural communities

As mining companies in Guinea ramp up bauxite production, they are upending rural communities and undermining air and water quality while government authorities fail to rein in abuses, Human

Guinea's bauxite boom upending rural communities HRW

As mining companies in Guinea ramp up bauxite production, they are upending rural communities and undermining air and water quality while government authorities fail to rein in abuses, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said in a report on Thursday. Despite the growth in economic activity however, Guinea's bauxite mining heartland has been racked by unrest in recent years, fuelled by the frustrations of

Guinea's bauxite boom upending rural communities

Guinea’s bauxite boom upending rural communities. JOHANNESBURG, Oct 4 (Reuters) As mining companies in Guinea ramp up bauxite production, they are upending rural communities

Bauxite Mining in the Boké Region (Western Guinea): Method

around the three different bauxite mining communities “zones” (Sangarédi, Boké, Fria) in the western Guinea. Mining sector is important to the country’s economy; it represents 75 to 85% of

Alcoa -- Guinea

In Guinea, Alcoa is a joint owner of Compagnie des Bauxites de Guinée, (CBG). CBG was formed in 1963 by the Government of Guinea and Halco (Mining), Inc. (Halco) to develop bauxite in the Boké region. The Government of Guinea owns 49% and Boké Investment Company owns 51% of CBG. Halco owns 100% of Boké Investment Company.

GUINEA: Bauxite Environment Network develops plan

14/09/2018 Guinea being the third largest bauxite producer in the world, with a third of the world’s proven reserves, red ore from the Boké region attracts Australians, British, Emirates, French, Indians, Russians and particularly Chinese. Since Indonesia, for environmental and health reasons, in 2014 and Malaysia in 2016 stopped exporting bauxite to China (the world’s largest consumer of

Mining and Refining Guinea

Bel Air, Guinea Alufer Mining Limited The Bel Air project is located 15km from the coast near the Cap Verga peninsula, 120km north of Guinea’s capital, Conakry and has a JORC compliant resource of over 146mt of high grade trihydrate bauxite with low reactive silica and a steady state run rate of 5.5 million tonnes per annum.

Bauxite Mines on the Sangaredi Plateau & Kamsar port

22/03/2019 The Bauxite Company of Guinea (CBG thereafter) initiated the exploitation of bauxite in Boké. Since 1973, CBG has been operating several mines on the Sangaredi Plateau and an aluminum plant on the port of Kamsar. Despite the exploitation of bauxite for half a century, the villages near CBG mines do not benefit from the extractive activity.

HRW Human Rights Watch: „Guinea: Bauxite Mining

Guinea’s government, which has transformed Guinea into the world’s third-largest exporter, should take immediate steps to better regulate companies and protect communities. “Bauxite mining, unless properly regulated, threatens to destroy the way of life and livelihoods of dozens of communities at the front line of mining operations,” said Jim Wormington,West Africa researcher at

RAW MATERIALS BAUXITE & ALUMINA Metalcorp

Société des Bauxites de Guinée, SBG, is an alumina and bauxite company in Guinea with a mining concession with proven reserves of more than 300 million tons. SBG is in the process of developing a mine and an alumina refinery which aims to yield exports of 3 million tons per annum of bauxite and 1.6 million tons of alumina per annum. The company operates its business responsibly and in

Guinea's bauxite boom upending rural communities HRW

As mining companies in Guinea ramp up bauxite production, they are upending rural communities and undermining air and water quality while government authorities fail to rein in abuses, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said in a report on Thursday. Despite the growth in economic activity however, Guinea's bauxite mining heartland has been racked by unrest in recent years, fuelled by the frustrations of

Guine: Bauxite boom upending rural communities

05/10/2018 London, October 5, 2018,(AltAfrica) As mining companies in Guinea ramp up bauxite production, they are upending rural communities and undermining air and water quality while government authorities fail to rein in abuses, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said in a report on Thursday. In the past three years, the West African nation, Africa’s biggest producer of the aluminium ore, has seen bauxite

Guinea's bauxite boom upending rural communities

As mining companies in Guinea ramp up bauxite production, they are upending rural communities and undermining air and water quality while government authorities fail to rein in abuses, Human

Guinea's bauxite boom upending rural communities

Guinea’s bauxite boom upending rural communities. JOHANNESBURG, Oct 4 (Reuters) As mining companies in Guinea ramp up bauxite production, they are upending rural communities

Bauxite Mining in the Boké Region (Western Guinea): Method

around the three different bauxite mining communities “zones” (Sangarédi, Boké, Fria) in the western Guinea. Mining sector is important to the country’s economy; it represents 75 to 85% of

Bauxite Mines on the Sangaredi Plateau & Kamsar port

22/03/2019 The Bauxite Company of Guinea (CBG thereafter) initiated the exploitation of bauxite in Boké. Since 1973, CBG has been operating several mines on the Sangaredi Plateau and an aluminum plant on the port of Kamsar. Despite the exploitation of bauxite for half a century, the villages near CBG mines do not benefit from the extractive activity.

Mining and Refining Guinea World Aluminium

Mining and Refining Guinea. Alufer places a great deal of importance on sustainability and has adopted the IFC Performance Standards and Equator Principles as best practice for the Bel Air mine. Environmental baseline monitoring has been ongoing since commencing exploration back in 2011 and the project is regularly audited for compliance.

Mining and Refining Guinea

Bel Air, Guinea Alufer Mining Limited The Bel Air project is located 15km from the coast near the Cap Verga peninsula, 120km north of Guinea’s capital, Conakry and has a JORC compliant resource of over 146mt of high grade trihydrate bauxite with low reactive silica and a steady state run rate of 5.5 million tonnes per annum.

RAW MATERIALS BAUXITE & ALUMINA Metalcorp

Société des Bauxites de Guinée, SBG, is an alumina and bauxite company in Guinea with a mining concession with proven reserves of more than 300 million tons. SBG is in the process of developing a mine and an alumina refinery which aims to yield exports of 3 million tons per annum of bauxite and 1.6 million tons of alumina per annum. The company operates its business responsibly and in

Specific guidance on identifying indigenous peoples in

Chapter 5 The Bauxite-Aluminium industry and India’s Adivasis 101 Felix Padel Chapter 6 Guinea: Aluminium and Indigenous Peoples, Hamdallaye Bauxite: 113 Its Wealth, Its Misery! Kabinet Cisse and Diallo Aboubacar Chapter 7 Cambodia: Indigenous Peoples’ Experiences with Mining in 127 the North-eastern Province Mong Vichet