Guinea threatens RUSAL workers as strike continues

- April 7th, 2010

On Tuesday, workers at RUSAL’s (0486.HK) Friguia alumina refinery in Guinea blocked production for the sixth day in a row after initial negotiation efforts failed and the government threatened to send in security forces.

On Tuesday, workers at RUSAL’s (0486.HK) Friguia alumina refinery in Guinea blocked production for the sixth day in a row after initial negotiation efforts failed and the government threatened to send in security forces.

The press release is quoted as saying:

The plant, the largest industrial project in the fractious West African nation, has a capacity to produce around 640,000 tonnes of alumina per year, which the Russian firm then ships around the world to be refined further into aluminum.

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