The move will hand Alpha Conde more authority over the country’s holdings in some of the world’s biggest bauxite deposits.
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Every aspect in the production and shipping process counts when it comes to ensuring the mine’s production arrives at the port as scheduled.
Sunday's blast involved a container of scrap metal that exploded in the outdoor yard of a metal-molding plant.
Investors are benefiting from a panicked realization across the aluminum industry that the supply chain is fragile.
Businesses affected included those in the iron ore export hubs of the Pilbara region, as well as Rio Tinto's bauxite operations in Weipa to the east.
Authorities have declared a state of emergency in the region as Tropical Cyclone Trevor nears.
Cyclone Trevor is expected to rapidly strengthen as it moves into the Gulf of Carpentaria, and is forecast to skirt South32 Ltd.’s manganese mine and a Glencore-operated zinc project
Weipa bauxite mining operations are located at the northeastern tip of the country.
Miners wishing to resume operations or start new ones must conduct a study on the environmental impact of their activities before receiving licences.
Workers at Bauxite Company of Guyana Ltd. declined to work and demanded a pay increase.
According to Fitch Solutions, off-grid mines could benefit from reducing their dependency on diesel while taking advantage of the region's favourable climate conditions.
Malaysia was once the biggest supplier of bauxite to top buyer China, with shipments peaking at nearly 3.5 million tonnes a month.
Simandou is one of the world's biggest iron deposits, containing billions of tonnes of high-grade ore, but development has been complicated by its location far from the coast.
Production has been reduced by 500,000 tonnes on an annual basis, said the Xinfa official, who put the plant's total capacity at 3 million tonnes per year.
"A First Nations' voice to parliament is a meaningful step towards reconciliation," BHP Chief Executive Officer Andrew Mackenzie said.
The investing in African Mining Indaba show runs from February 4th to 7th in Cape Town.
Tropical Cyclone Penny slammed into the far north coast near Rio Tinto Group’s Weipa bauxite mine, triggering warnings of flash flooding and damaging winds.
This will mean Geoscience Australia and the United States Geological Survey (USGS) will work closely on exploration, extraction, processing and research and development.
The 135-kilometer (84-mile) railway, which will link mining operations to a river terminal, will cost an estimated $1.2 billion and is expected to start operations in 2022.
Mining vast untapped reserves of bauxite, phosphate, gold, copper and uranium is key to the Saudi Arabia's efforts to diversify its economy away from hydrocarbons.
King Salman inaugurated the Waad Al-Shamaal mining project, which is expected to boost the kingdom's GDP by $6.4 billion and its non-oil GDP by 3%.
The project is part of an industrial scheme aimed at opening up Saudi's north to development that will boost job creation.
A congressional commission assembled to look into the incident blamed both the company and regulators, and called for civil and criminal investigations to continue.
Queensland state is set to unveil proposed resource regulations that will require miners to pay into an "insurance fund" for the remediation of old mines.
"Screamingly bullish" is how analysts at Citi described the Shanghai Zinc market earlier this month.