Ebola threat looms larger over West Africa mineral exports
Published: Thursday, 30 October 2014
Increased border screening to prevent the spread of the disease could impact shipments of bauxite and mineral sands, cutting supplies to the global market and hurting miners based in the region.
around the world have increased screening for the Ebola virus, which could
affect seaborne shipments of industrial minerals from West
Africa, including mineral sands from Sierra Leone and
metallurgical bauxite from Guinea.
Last week, the US Coast Guard (USCG) gave new guidance on