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Emirates Global Aluminium’s 1m t/yr Guinea refinery plan adds to huge new alumina capacity and power demand

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Issue 501 - 27 Feb 2024 - By Marc Howard | 8 minute read

UAE-owned Guinea Alumina Corporation’s 1m t/yr bauxite refining project is in addition to the similar-sized alumina refinery already planned by Société Minière de Boké in partnership with Alteo. Coming after Conakry demanded bauxite miners develop local value-adding facilities, these developments could add gigawatts to electricity demand and may require significant LNG imports.

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