Boke Region

Results in 2019

3,000 ktpa

total capacity and utilisation rate, 28%

2,780 kt

production level (commissioned in June 2018)

The Republic of Guinea has the world’s largest reserves of bauxite. DianDian is the world’s largest bauxite deposit, with 564,000 kt of proven resources. The development licence is held by the Group’s Metals segment.

Phase 1 of the Dian-Dian project includes the construction and commissioning of a bauxite mine with a 3,000 ktpa capacity and potential to increase to 6,000 ktpa. Investments in Phase 1 will exceed USD 220 million.

In December 2013, the President of the Republic of Guinea awarded the project national priority status. In June 2018, Phase 1 of the Dian-Dian mine was put into operation.

Development plans

Once completed, Phase 2 of the project will extend Dian-Dian’s capacity to 6,000 ktpa.

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