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June 2010

Alufer Mining Limited was incorporated

January 2011

Exploration commenced

April 2013

Bel Air Feasibility Study completed

June 2013

SEIA complete – Environmental Certification received from the Ministry of Environment

September 2013

Exploitation permit granted

December 2014

Government of Guinea declared Bel Air a ‘Project of National Interest’

June 2016

Mining Convention ratified by Parliament

July 2016

Presidential Decree received

December 2016

Alufer raises $205m to fully fund the construction of the Bel Air mine

January 16 2017

Construction commenced

3 August 2018

First ore on ship achieved

February 2019

Commercial Production reached within 6 months of operation