Disruption continues at Rusal-owned 2.3mln tpy bauxite mine in Guyana

Mining operations at Rusal’s 2.3 million-tonne-per-year Bauxite Co of Guyana Incorporated (BCGI) have been suspended for 14 days due to strike action, with no timeline for the return of workers.

“Operations of the BCGI have been suspended since February 15, 2019, due to an unannounced protest of workers demanding a salary increase,” a Rusal spokesperson told Fastmarkets on Friday March 1. “As of this moment, BCGI has suspended the mining department operations; the mining vehicles and equipment have been transferred to storage and put under surveillance. All other departments of BCGI [are operating as normal],” the spokesperson added. The company...

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Alice Mason

March 01, 2019

11:06 GMT

London