Trade Leads

Mining giant Rio Tinto has also begun a multi-billion dollar operation in the Simandou iron fields, located in Guinea's forest region, and is in talks with the government to construct a transnational railway from southeastern Guinea to Conakry. However, a recent dispute over mineral rights has put Rio Tinto's project on hold. Additionally, BHP Billiton has begun laying the groundwork for iron mining operations near Mt. Nimba in the Forest Region.