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Bauxite mining ban in Pahang could extend up to 2018, says Environment Minister /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

According to a report from Malaysian Reserve, the moratorium on bauxite mining in Pahang may extend until 2018. Natural Resources and Environment Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar cites the huge stockpile for the aluminium ore as a reason for this extension. Despit ...

AlCircle.com
21/Oct/2016
Weipa and Gove drive record bauxite production for Rio in Q3 2016 /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Rio reported record bauxite production in the third quarter resulting in a total bauxite output of 35.6 million tonnes during the first three quarters of 2016. This recorded an 11 per cent increase in YTD aluminium production than the same period of 2015. The strong bauxite secto ...

AlCircle.com
20/Oct/2016
Threat of closure still not there for Goa bauxite miners /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Bauxite mining in Goa is free of uncertainties related to possible closure that is looming large over the bauxite mines in Maharashtra, assured sources in the Indian mines ministry. According to them, bauxite mines in the coastal state are located at a safe distance away from the ...

AlCircle.com
19/Oct/2016
Metro Mining signs Binding Off-Take Agreement with China’s Xinfa Group /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Metro Mining Limited has signed a binding off-take agreement for China’s Xinfa Group to purchase around half the Bauxite Hills Project production for the first four years of operation. Bauxite Hills is located 95 km’s north of Weipa on Western Cape York. Environmenta ...

Metro Mining Ltd Press Release
14/Oct/2016
Govt of India contemplating star rating and satellite-based monitoring for mines /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

India government is planning to introduce a star rating for mines by next month. There are plans to start satellite-based monitoring of mining activities across the country, said mining secretary Balvinder Kumar at an ASSOCHAM event held in New Delhi yesterday. Mineral deposits o ...

AlCircle.com
06/Oct/2016
Indonesia’s raw materials export ban likely to be relaxed /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

In a move aimed at stimulating debate within the county, strong signals have emerged from the Indonesian government that a relaxation of its raw materials export ban will occur and that bauxite and nickel (laterite) will be added to the list of allowed mining exports.   On ...

The Bauxite Index Press Release
06/Oct/2016
Bauxite Resources Limited released its yearly review for 2016 /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Robert Nash, Chairman of Bauxite Resources Limited presented the YEAR IN REVIEW to the company shareholders. In the report he discussed the substantial changes the company went through the Financial Year ending 30 June 2016.The most significant change the company underwent was th ...

AlCircle.com
23/Sep/2016
IMO Sub-Committee finalizes draft amendments related to bauxite shipping /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

The Sub-Committee of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) reviewed the report of a Correspondence Group on Evaluation of Properties of bauxite and coal in light of their potential to liquefy.The Sub-Committee noted that a Global Bauxite Working Group (GBWG) has been esta ...

www.hellenicshippingnews.com
16/Sep/2016
Cape York bauxite mining benefits local indigenous people /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Bauxite mining on Australia’s Cape York is proving to be a boon for many members of the area’s Aboriginal population, much of which is considered economically disadvantaged.Murray Korkatain, a Wik traditional owner interviewed by local media is preparing to enter into ...

Aluminium Insider
14/Sep/2016
Malaysia bauxite mining ban extended till end of this year /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

The moratorium on bauxite mining in Malaysia's Pahang has been extended till end of this year. The government said if the current high ore stockpiles were not cleared by December 31, it would extend the ban for another six months. Bauxite mining industry in Malaysia, though large ...

AlCircle.com
08/Sep/2016