Aluminium refinery
in Guinea
 
Conakry, Guinea — MININGREVIEW.COM — 22 August 2011 – The China Power Investment Corporation is to spend US$6 billion on the development of  bauxite and alumina refineries at Boffa in Guinea, according to a statement from the Guinean president’s office.
 
The Beijing-based energy company will also build a port to export ore from the area, president Alpha Conde’s office said in the statement, citing China Power vice president Yu Dehui.

The statement added that the new facilities would initially produce 12Mtpa of bauxite, used to make aluminum, along with 4Mtpa of alumina.