Employing precision surface mining at African bauxite mine

GLOBAL MINING REVIEW | The Boké Mine in Guinea, Africa, holds some of the world's highest-quality bauxite deposits. To efficiently extract, process and transport the material from the mine, located approximately 30 km (18.6 miles) from the northern shores of the Rio Nuñez in Boké Prefecture, the Société Minière de Boké mining company (SMB) was formed in 2014. Today, SMB is one of the fastest growing members of the Guinean economic mining landscape. SMB was established through a strategic alliance between Winning Shipping Ltd, UMS International Ltd, Shandong Weiqiao and the State of Guinea.


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