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Nyinahin bauxite deposits twice more than historically estimated — GIADEC

Chris Nunoo

The first ever Mineral Resource Estimate (MRE) has indicated that bauxite deposits in the Nyinahin Block-B hills in the Ashanti Region are twice more than historically estimated.

While previous studies showed 250 million tonnes of bauxite deposits in the three hills – hills four, five and six – the latest and first ever scientific appraisal of the deposits, using modern technology, indicated that the locations actually held a minimum of 375 million tonnes of bauxite in those three hills, about 50 per cent appreciation over the historical figures.

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Ghana Integrated Aluminium Development Corporation (GIADEC), Michael Ansah, and the CEO of Rocksure International, the strategic partner for GIADEC’s Project Two, Kwasi Osei Ofori, made this known to President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo at the Jubilee House in Accra last Tuesday 

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