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/images/lock.png Mining to contribute 1% to India's GDP growth rate, says minister /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

India's newly elected Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Power, Coal and New & Renewable Energy Piyush Goyal, immediately after taking charge of his portfolio, said he expects the mining sector to contribute one per cent to the country’s GDP growth in the next one to two ...

State preventing clearance of Pahang’s bauxite stockpiles /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Bauxite miners in Pahang are significantly less than happy about the latest extension in the government’s mining ban in the province, according to interviews conducted by local media outlets. The latest extension is the second such from the government, which extends the ban until ...

Aluminium Insider
Hydro Paragominas named best mining company in Brazil /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

The bauxite mine, Hydro Paragominas, ranks as number one on the list over mining companies in Brazil in the latest edition of Best and Biggest of EXAME magazine. Executive vice president in Bauxite & Alumina, Alberto Fabrini, highlights that the recognition is an award earned ...

Hydro Press Release
/images/lock.png Vedanta seeks quick supply of bauxite in Odisha /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

With plans to raise alumina production at its Lanjigarh refinery in Odisha's Kalahandi district by 50 per cent, bauxite starved Vedanta today sought quick steps for raw material supply from within the state. "We plan to enhance production in Lanjigarh refinery from 1 million ...

The Economic Times
Bauxite mining moratorium in Pahang extended again /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

The moratorium on bauxite mining in Pahang, Malaysia, has been extended yet again, this time for another two months. Natural Resources and Environment Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar said this was because there were still a sizable number of bauxite stockpiles ...

/images/lock.png Exploration of bauxite should be further encouraged, says Tom Albanese /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Vedanta Ltd Group chief executive officer Tom Albanese, in a recent interview, said that the Government of India should take more initiatives in the mining sector and further encourage exploration of bauxite. While commenting on the winning of the first-ever auction of a gol ...

French entrepreneur exploring prospects of 'responsible mining' in Guinea's bauxite hub /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Mining, as an industry, has always been associated with a history of exploitative social practices and environmental degradation, particularly in Africa. Various treaties and organizations have made efforts to clean up mining practices over the years, but very few could smell suc ...

/images/lock.png Landowning unit visits bauxite mining site in Wainunu, Bua /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Landowning units and the people of Wainunu were taken to the Nawailevu bauxite mining sites in Bua to see the success of the rehab program. Tui Wainunu Ratu Orisi Baleitavea said groups had been taken to Nawailevu as an educational and informative visit. "This has been happ ...

/images/lock.png No mining block from Odisha makes it to the July auction list /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

None of the Odisha mining blocks has made it to the final list of blocks that would be auctioned in July. The Union Ministry of mines has come up with a list of 31 blocks, the auction process for which has already been initiated by different state governments. There are five b ...

/images/lock.png Aurukun bauxite hits hurdle over the granting of preferred developer status to Glencore /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Aurukun bauxite deposit has been hit with a legal challenge over the granting of preferred developer status to mining giant Glencore. This has put the future of hundreds of potential jobs at stake. Aurukun Bauxite Developments has lodged a claim for a judicial review to the d ...