Mali: official inauguration of the 140 MW Gouina hydropower plant


Mali, Guinea, Mauritania and Senegal celebrated over the weekend the inauguration of the 140 MW Gouina hydropower plant, whose units were commissioned earlier this year. The facility was built as part of a multi-project plan involving the construction of several hydroelectric stations along the Senegal River, where the hydroelectric potential is estimated at 1,200 MW. […]

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New joint-venture incorporated to unlock Simandou iron ore blocks development in Guinea


Last week, Rio Tinto announced the incorporation of the TransGuinean joint-venture (Compagnie du TransGuinéen, in French) that will develop and operate new critical rail and port infrastructure in Guinea. An International Partnership The company is a partnership between the Government of Guinea (15%), Winning Consortium Simandou (WCS, 42.5%), and Rio Tinto Simfer (42.5%). Its incorporation […]

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