Guinea: Bauxite developer signs dam concession agreement

Issue 392 - 17 May 2019
China’s TBEA has signed a concession agreement for the construction of a 300MW hydroelectric dam at Amaria on the Konkouré River to power a planned bauxite development. Work on the dam has started following earlier preliminary agreements for the scheme. The dam will provide power for a 30m t/yr bauxite mine and an aluminium smelter. President Alpha Condé formally launched the project in January 2018.

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