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Queensland bauxite mines benefitted from growing demand for high-grade bauxite /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Growing demand for high-quality bauxite in the international market is slowly transforming the mining scene in Cape York at Far North Queensland. A number of bauxite projects are coming up in the area besides the Rio Tinto’s $2.6 billion Amrun project which would be one of ...

Jamaica Bauxite Institute gets budgetary support from Capital Development Fund /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

The House of Representatives has approved $715.687 million grant to the Jamaica Bauxite Institute (JBI) from the Capital Development Fund (CDF), as a budgetary support for the 2017/18 financial year. Minister of Finance and the Public Service, Hon. Audley Shaw confirmed that J ...

Week in Review: Bauxite news updates from the globe /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

The exports of bauxite in Brazil rose in June following 1.6 per cent year-on-year drop in the fourth quarter of the last financial year ending 31st March 2017. Bauxite export in June totalled 906,881 tonnes, up 9.3 per cent from the same period previous year. Bauxite indust ...

XINFA Aurum will continue bauxite mining to accumulate stock for later export /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

A drop in global bauxite price has slowed down bauxite shipment of XINFA Aurum Exploration in Fiji. However, the company says it will continue with its mining operation in Bua despite the price drop in order to accumulate its stock. Ministry of Lands and Mineral Resources Permane ...

IBAAS provides opportunity to explore the possibility of mining in Guinea, says the Convener /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Dr. Ashok Nandi, the Convener for IBAAS Conference, recently told Mining Weekly that Guinea hosts largest bauxite deposits, and the fastest-developing bauxite mining and export centres, and hence, it was selected as the venue for IBAAS this year. He said that ...

Scania’s new U-BODY tipper to boost productivity of Indian miners /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Scania CV India, a subsidiary of Scania Group, has launched the new U-BODY tipper truck for the country’s mining sector. The global manufacturer of heavy duty vehicles and engines aims to increase productivity across a wide section of mineral exploration including coal, bau ...

Indonesia recommends one more miner for bauxite export permit /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

According to a mining ministry official, the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources Indonesia has recommended the names of two more companies to allow them to export bauxite and nickel ore.  This was the second such development after the government relaxed a ban on unproce ...

UPDATE: Malaysia extends moratorium on bauxite mining until December 31 /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

The Malaysian government has extended the moratorium on bauxite mining in Pahang for six months more until December 31, which was supposed to expire today. A survey conducted by the Department of Survey and Mapping Malaysia in April found an increase in the bauxite stockpile in ...

Ecomy asks for independent group to monitor bauxite mining in Malaysia /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Ecotourism & Conservation Society of Malaysia (Ecomy) has urged for the assignment of an independent group in order to monitor the bauxite mining in Kuantan, Malaysia. Ecomy is in favour of harmonised bauxite mining in the city with proper considerations of public health and ...

Ghana can earn $460 billion from bauxite reserves, says Vice President /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

According to the vice president of Ghana Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, Ghana has about a 160 million tonnes reserve of bauxite. The country would fetch revenue about $460 billion at current market prices from its bauxite reserves. The country has proven reserves of about 2.8 billion m ...