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Rio Tinto Gets Closer to Building Game-Changer African

Jul 29, 2020· Rio Tinto Group is accelerating work toward potential development of the giant Simandou iron ore project in Guinea, as half-year earnings showed the

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Could China replace Australian iron ore with metal from

Dec 03, 2020· Rio Tinto’s Simandou operation in Guinea. Photograph: PR Company Handout. Part of the answer lies at a place called Simandou, deep in the interior of Guinea

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Guinea’s Simandou iron ore project uncertain after Rio

Sep 18, 2020· The French engineer, educated at École Centrale Paris, had previously spearheaded the Oyu Tolgoi copper megaproject in Mongolia and pushed out Rio Tinto’s developers in charge of the Simandou iron ore deposit in Guinea, a project he didn’t believe in. Jacques will leave the group on 31 March 2021, allowing the company time to find a successor.

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Rio Tinto set on building long-delayed Simandou MINING.COM

Jul 30, 2020· Rio Tinto (ASX, LON,NYSE: RIO) is suddenly in a rush to develop the giant and controversial Simandou iron ore project in Guinea, as half-year earnings support an

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Rio Tinto CEO says Guinea's Simandou iron ore project is

Jul 20, 2020· RIO Tinto was making progress with the development of Simandou, a large iron ore project in West Africa’s Guinea, said Bloomberg News citing Jean-Sebastien Jacques, CEO of the mining group. “There is more activity in Guinea,” said Jacques in an interview on Friday. “COVID-19 remains a concern and the movement is pretty slow, but we are progressing our studies as we speak

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Rio Tinto set to quit Guinea iron ore project with sale to

Rio Tinto <RIO.AX><RIO.L> has signed a preliminary deal to sell its stake in Guinea's Simandou project to Chinalco <3668.HK>, it said on Friday, injecting impetus into the long-stalled scheme to

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Simandou returns as a headache for Rio Tinto Mining Journal

Jul 15, 2020· Rio Tinto’s “love/hate” relationship with the giant but undeveloped Simandou iron ore deposit in Guinea, in West Africa, could be morphing into a different form, one best described as

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Simandou mine Wikipedia

The Simandou mine has known much turmoil and many mining rights disputes over the years. In 2008 Rio Tinto Group, the licensee of the Simandou concession, was ordered by the Guinean government to relinquish the northern half (Blocks 1 and 2, east and southeast of Kérouané) to BSG Resources, a company controlled by the Israeli diamond investor Beny Steinmetz. In March 2010 Rio Tinto and its biggest shareholder, Aluminum Corporation of China Limited(Chinalco)

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Could China replace Australian iron ore with metal from

Dec 02, 2020· Rio Tinto’s Simandou operation in Guinea. Photograph: PR Company Handout. Part of the answer lies at a place called Simandou, deep in the interior of Guinea

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Guinea approves infrastructure plan for Simandou iron mine

Nov 12, 2020· Simandou has more than 2 billion tonnes of high-grade ore. Blocks 3 and 4 are owned by Rio Tinto,Chinalco and Guinea's government. China-backed consortium SMB-Winning, which is developing Simandou through a separate company, said last month that it plans to finance half of the construction of the first phase of the railway with equity and

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Rio Tinto and Chinalco, which own 45.05% and 39.95% of Simandou, respectively, continue to work with the government of Guinea to explore options to realise value from the world-class Simandou iron ore deposit, as well as potential mechanisms for collaboration on infrastructure development. The government of Guinea owns a 15% stake in the project.

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Rio Tinto CEO says Guinea's Simandou iron ore project is

Jul 20, 2020· RIO Tinto was making progress with the development of Simandou, a large iron ore project in West Africa’s Guinea, said Bloomberg News citing Jean-Sebastien Jacques, CEO of the mining group. “There is more activity in Guinea,” said Jacques in an interview on Friday. “COVID-19 remains a concern and the movement is pretty slow, but we are progressing our studies as we speak

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Schumpeter Why Rio Tinto and China are at loggerheads

Oct 10, 2020· It has long hoped to alter the balance of power by backing the development of a vast iron-ore deposit in Guinea called Simandou, in which Rio Tinto has a joint venture with Chinalco, China’s

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GUINEA : Odhav steps up the hunt for iron around Simandou

Dec 23, 2020· Simandou is being developed on blocks 1 and 2 by Winning Consortium Simandou, controlled by the Guinean bauxite giant Société minière de Boké (SMB), and on blocks 3 and 4 by Australia's Rio Tinto and the Chinese firm Chinalco. In November, Odhav also requested two iron ore permits near Kissidougou, in an area of southeastern Guinea better

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Rio Tinto restarts Simandou iron ore project

UK-Australian mining firm Rio Tinto has resurrected plans to develop its high-grade Simandou iron ore project in Guinea and raised the prospect of a joint venture with Chinese consortium SMB-Winning, putting pressure on Rio Tinto's rivals in the Pilbara region of Western Australia.

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Simandou returns as a headache for Rio Tinto Mining Journal

Rio Tinto’s “love/hate” relationship with the giant but undeveloped Simandou iron ore deposit in Guinea, in West Africa, could be morphing into a different form, one best described as

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Rio Tinto set to quit Guinea iron ore project with sale to

Rio Tinto <RIO.AX><RIO.L> has signed a preliminary deal to sell its stake in Guinea's Simandou project to Chinalco <3668.HK>, it said on Friday, injecting impetus into the long-stalled scheme to

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Inside Simandou: The mining project that has cursed all

Jun 05, 2017· However, Simandou’s location deep in Guinea’s interior means it could cost up to $25bn to develop. With iron ore prices sinking once more, the project seems further away from reality than ever

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Simandou Wikipedia

Simandou is a 110-kilometre-long (68 mi) range of hills located in the Nzérékoré and Kankan regions of southeastern Guinea, in the country's mountainous, forested Guinée Forestière region. At the southern end of the range the site of a large iron ore deposit is currently being developed.

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Simandou iron ore project a mixed blessing for Australia

The Simandou iron ore project, in southeast Guinea in Africa, is one of the world’s largest untapped high-grade iron ore deposits. It has four blocks with an estimated ore reserve of 5.85

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Rio Tinto, Chinalco Progress on Long-Delayed Guinea Iron

Aug 04, 2020· Anglo-Australian metals and mining giant Rio Tinto Group and its Chinese partner Chinalco are making progress on their long-delayed development of an iron ore mine in Guinea, the company told Caixin on Monday. “The Simandou iron ore project (Blocks 3 and 4) in Guinea is progressing as we collaborate with our partners to optimize the program,” the company said.

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Rio redrafts Team Simandou afr

Nov 27, 2019· Rio Tinto has reconstituted its Simandou development team in the wake of the government of Guinea’s successful tender of the two northern blocks of the world’s richest undeveloped iron ore

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