Generating rewards in Africa
Danny Keating, CEO, Alufer
At African Mining: Risk, Reality & Reward
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30 June 2015
Danny Keating is a mining engineer with over 15 years of industry experience ranging from on-mine production to project management to investment banking and equity research. He has worked for some of the larger global mining companies including Anglo American, Gold Fields and Konkola Copper Mines in South Africa, Zambia and London. Danny subsequently worked in corporate finance at ABN AMRO advising clients on M&A activities and IPOs in the mining and metals sector, before joining Collins Stewart in equity research and stock-broking for AIM listed and junior mining companies. He holds a BSc (Eng) and is a Chartered Management Accountant (ACMA, CGMA).
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Alufer Mining is a bauxite exploration and development company with a portfolio of assets in the Republic of Guinea. Alufer is seeking to rapidly advance the Bel Air project into production in order to capitalise on the strong bauxite market fundamentals. The BFS for Bel Air was completed in November 2014, which confirmed the project’s robust economics and Alufer recently secured a US $10m Bridge Facility to take it to the pre-construction stage. Construction will take just 12 months to complete. The Company’s objective is to become a globally significant producer by bringing Bel Air into production in 2016, followed by the Labé project where a pre-feasibility study is expected to commence next year.