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UPDATE 2-Mining investor Friedland clinches deal on Guinea's Nimba iron ore

06 Sep 2019

* Iron ore transport through Liberia not ruled out (Adds details, comments from BHP, Newmont, Orano)

Talks on Guinea's iron ore advance, BHP nears deal on Nimba-sources

29 Aug 2019

CONAKRY/LONDON, Aug 29 Leading miner BHP is near a deal to divest its stake in Guinea's Nimba iron ore deposit, while three big miners are vying to develop half of the country's Simandou, the largest known untapped iron ore reserve, sources close to the talks said.

Guinea delays deadline in Simandou iron ore deposit tender

06 Aug 2019

CONAKRY, Aug 6 Guinea has pushed back its deadline to withdraw tender documents for blocks 1 and 2 of Simandou in an effort to boost competition for the world's largest undeveloped iron ore deposit, a senior mining official told Reuters on Tuesday.

Guinea seeks developers for Simandou iron ore deposit

22 Jul 2019

* Western, Asian companies among those interested - officials

Guinea iron ore prospectors set sights on ArcelorMittal rail

05 Jun 2019

LONDON/CONAKRY The race to mine Guinea's iron ore has started although the focus is not on its giant Simandou deposits but on smaller finds whose output could be transported via Liberia if ArcelorMittal shares its railway, banking and industry sources said.

Rio Tinto fails to clinch sale of Guinea iron ore project

30 Oct 2018

CONAKRY Global miner Rio Tinto's outline deal to sell its stake in the Simandou iron ore project in Guinea has lapsed after years of negotiations failed to produce an agreement with Aluminum Corp of China (Chinalco).

Guinea parliamentary majority rejects calls for Bollore inquiry

23 May 2018

CONAKRY Guinea's parliamentary majority rejected opposition calls for an inquiry into French billionaire Vincent Bollore on Wednesday, saying the investigation was a purely French matter.

Guinea President Conde says Bollore graft probe is slander

04 May 2018

CONAKRY Guinean President Alpha Conde told Reuters on Friday that he would file a complaint in Paris over "slanderous denunciation" in a probe by French authorities into tycoon Vincent Bollore's Africa operations.

Guinea opposition calls for parliamentary inquiry into Bollore

03 May 2018

CONAKRY Opposition lawmakers in Guinea on Wednesday called for a parliamentary inquiry into billionaire tycoon Vincent Bollore's dealings in the West African nation, which are under investigation in France.

Guinea opposition calls for parliamentary inquiry into Bollore

02 May 2018

CONAKRY, May 2 Opposition lawmakers in Guinea on Wednesday called for a parliamentary inquiry into billionaire tycoon Vincent Bollore's dealings in the West African nation, which are under investigation in France.

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