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Rio Tinto and Chinalco Sign a Joint Deal with Guinean Junta over Mining Project

Categories: Sub-Saharan Africa, Australia, China, Guinea, Development, Economics & Business, Politics

Baldeabdoulaye explains that mining companies Rio Tinto and Chinalco have come to an agreement [1]on jointly developing an iron ore project in Guinea. The opposition criticizes the signing because they perceive the deal as a way for the military junta to take advantage of the current obscure political circumstances to make substantial profits (fr).