- Aluminium in Africa
Aluminium in Africa originates primarily in
Guinea, Mozambiqueand Ghana. Guinea is by far the biggest producer in Africa, and is a world leader in aluminiumand bauxiteproduction; see "World bauxite mine production, reserves, and reserve base" at the bauxite article.
There are very many companies involved in the aluminium trade in Africa. Principal mine and
Ghana Bauxite, affiliated with Alcan
Volta Aluminum Company(Valco)
Rio Tinto Alcan
Compagnie des Bauxites de Guinée(CBG) - in the Boké Region- Guinea's largest producer, affiliated with Halco Mining, which is affiliated with Alcan, Alcoa, Reynolds Metals, Pechiney, Comalco, etc.
Alumina Company of Guinea, ACG - operating the Friguia bauxite-alumina complexat Fria[ http://railwaysafrica.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=3381&Itemid=35 ]
Societé des Bauxites de KindiaSBK - state-owned, operates the Kindiamining operations; operated by Rusal(Russia Aluminium) and exports bauxite to Ukraine
Global Alumina Products Corporation, proposed smelting operation in Conakry
Kinia- refinery [ http://railwaysafrica.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=3381&Itemid=35 ]
* There are over 100 Guinean aluminium companies listed at MBendi's Bauxite:Africa:Guinea information page
Mozal- Mozambique aluminium
South Africadoes not mine aluminum; BHP Billitonand Pechineyoperate smelting operations in South Africa.
Iron ore in Africa
Platinum in Africa
Titanium in Africa
* [http://www.mbendi.co.za/indy/ming/baux/af/p0005.htm MBendi:Mining:Bauxite:Africa]
* [http://www.mbendi.co.za/indy/ming/baux/af/gu/p0005.htm MBendi:Mining:Bauxite:Africa:Guinea]
* [http://www.alcant.co.za/ Alcan't in South Africa]
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