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CBG Bauxite (Aluminium Ore) Mining Operations

Producer of

Bauxite

Location

Boké, Western Guinea

Ownership

Guinean state – 49%; Halco partnership – 51%

Geology type

Bauxite formed by tropical weathering

Mineral type

Massive, clayey and sandy bauxite mineralisation

Reserve base

300Mt in current reserve area

Annual production

11.5Mt/y to 12.5Mt/y shipments at a nominal 3% moisture

Mining method

Open pit

Processing method

Crushing and drying run-of-mine ore for shipment

Open pit

4 x Demag H185 hydraulic excavators

11 x Caterpillar 992C and 992D wheel loaders

17 x Caterpillar 777B and 777D haul trucks

5 x Ingersoll-Rand DM 45, DM50 and T-4 blasthole drills

6 x Caterpillar D9 and D10 dozers

Kamsar plant

Strachan & Henshaw rail wagon handling system

Fives-Cailles-Babcock bucket-wheel stacker-reclaimers

Krupp Fördertechnik belt conveyors

Fuller kiln driers

PWH shiploader

Rehabilitation contractors

Plant - Tractobel

Mine equipment – J A Delmas Export
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