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Rio Tinto submits feasibility study for Guinea's giant iron-ore deposit

By: Reuters     17th May 2016 Anglo-Australian mining giant Rio Tinto has submitted feasibility studies to the Guinean government for its massive Simandou project, considered the world's biggest untapped iron-ore deposit. The studies are a further step towards bringing onstream a deposit that holds more than two-billion... 

Magnis moves forward with Tanzania development

By: Esmarie Swanepoel     7th January 2015 Junior graphite developer Magnis Resources has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with China Railway 24th Bureau Group for the development of the Nachu graphite project, in Tanzania. Under the terms of the MoU, the two parties would enter into formal negotiations to secure an... 

Mali eyes $9.5bn rail projects to unlock iron ore, bauxite deposits

By: Reuters     27th October 2014 Landlocked Mali aims to diversify its mining sector away from gold with Chinese-built rail projects worth $9.5-billion that would link it to the Atlantic coast, even as slowing Chinese growth and falling commodity prices cool investment. The West African nation - the continent's third-largest... 

Interocean canal project, Nicaragua

By: Sheila Barradas     1st August 2014 The project involves the construction of a canal from the mouth of the Brito river on the Pacific side to the Punta Gorda river on the Caribbean side. 

Chinese contractors top global rankings

By: Creamer Media Reporter      20th July 2012 Chinese contractors topped International Construction’s 2012 ranking of the world’s 200-largest construction companies for the second year running and once again took the largest share of total revenue. Contractors from China took 23.2%, or $344-billion, of the $1.148-trillion revenue for the... 


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