International Bauxite Alumina & Aluminium Society   ​

IBAAS  2017

 International Bauxite, Alumina & Aluminium Society (IBAAS) in association with Camen Resources, is organizing 6th International Bauxite – Alumina symposium (IBAAS-2017) in Conakry, Guinea during September 21- 22, 2017. The title of the IBAAS-2017 symposium is “Sustainable Development of Bauxite & Alumina Industry in Guinea”.
Guinea, being a happening place for rapid development of bauxite mining & export, this west African country has been selected for the 6th International Bauxite-Alumina symposium. Guinea ranks first in the world in bauxite reserves and in coming years this country will surpass the giant Australia in high-grade bauxite export. Despite the tremendous development in bauxite mining industry, Guinea’s and Africa’s only alumina refinery is struggling to survive. Fria alumina refinery of Guinea is closed since 2012 and there is no new alumina refinery is visible on the horizon. Further rapid construction of bauxite mining industry and port / jetties requires sustainable development to reap the benefits of a large high grade bauxite resources. Keeping this in view, IBAAS symposium is being organized in this country to discuss all the issues of bauxite-alumina industry in the country.   
The symposium organizing committee is formulating a World Class Program focusing on key topics and issues in the bauxite and alumina area relevant to Guinea.

The main areas to be covered are as follows:
  • Geological & Geomorphological Features of Guinea Bauxite
  • Updates on Bauxite Exploration activities in Guinea
  • Present status of Bauxite Mining in Guinea
  • Position of Guinea Bauxite in the world
  • Environmental aspects of Bauxite Mining & Exports
  • Sustainable development of Bauxite exploitation in Guinea
  • Techno – Economics of settings up Alumina Refinery in Guinea
  • Value Addition & Non-metallurgical Uses of Bauxite
  • Need to set up Bauxite-Alumina Institute in Guinea
  • Comparative economics of setting up of refinery in Guinea and other countries
  • Marketing aspects of Guinea Bauxite

The Symposium will provide an excellent opportunity to meet and interact with Bauxite Mining & Exploration companies of Guinea, International experts, Scientists, Engineers, Entrepreneurs, Representatives of bauxite-alumina industries world over.  
The Organising committee is inviting Companies and professionals to present technical papers in the 6th International Symposium of IBAAS relevant to the theme of the conference. Sponsorship packages are available to promote your companies in the conference, which will provide an un-parallel access to worldwide audience. For more information, please  contact us.

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Download: Second Circular IBAAS 2017
Symposium Venue Contact details:

Sheraton Grand Conakry
Kipe, Broadcast Center
Secretary Commune of Ratoma
BP 3197 Conakry – Guinea

Contact Person: Kade Camara
Tel.: 624931212; Fax: 624931250
IBAAS 2017 Contact Information: 

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IBAAS – CAMEN Office Guinea
CAMEN RESOURCES S.a.r.l., Conakry, BP: 2503, Kaloum, Guinea
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