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UPDATE: Malaysia further extends moratorium on bauxite mining till GE14 /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

The Malaysian government has prolonged the period of moratorium on bauxite mining in Pahang till the 14th General Election (GE14), which was set to expire at the end of this month. Menteri Besar of Pahang, Datuk Seri Adnan Yaakob said they leave the matter to the federal governme ...

Jamaica’s bauxite levy waiver for UC Rusal has many dimensions to it /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Jamaican government’s recent decision to waive off bauxite levy for UC Rusal operated Windalco has raised many questions among the opposition. In a situation when profit making has become easier in the wake of declining oil prices this decision is being viewed as somewhat i ...

Indian government identifies 12 bauxite blocks for auction in FY 2017-18 /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Government of India has identified 71 mineral blocks in seven Indian states for auctioning during the current financial year. The blocks include bauxite mines and mines of gold, cement grade limestone, graphite, emerald, iron ore, manganese, copper, and limestone among others. A ...

Anrak Aluminium turns to Odisha government for bauxite /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Anrak Aluminium, a joint venture between Penna Group and Ras-Al-Khaimah Investment Authority (UAE), has requested Government of Odisha to find out a possible solution to its bauxite supply uncertainty issue that is making its alumina refinery unit at Makavarapalem, Andhra Pradesh ...

Bauxite mining in Weipa sees growth driven by Chinese demand for lighter vehicles /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

The mounting demand for aluminium in China is expected to create new mining job opportunities in the Weipa region which is extremely rich in bauxite deposits. Metallica Minerals chief executive Simon Slesarewich said that the fundamentals of bauxite would remain strong due to t ...

Week in Review: Australian bauxite sector makes top headlines /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Australia emerged as a top newsmaker in the bauxite sector in the last week. Australian bauxite sector has seen major developments from business growth opportunity and a number of companies won contracts for the ongoing bauxite projects. Guinea was also one of the newsmakers from ...

Australian Bauxite Ltd receives letter of intent for next shipment of Tasmanian bauxite /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Australian Bauxite Limited today announced that the company has received a letter of intent for a significant shipment of cement grade bauxite from its Bald Hill Bauxite mine, in Tasmania. The company’s marketing and logistics officers are in talks with the customer about d ...

Queensland Parliament sees business and job growth in the domestic bauxite sector /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Annastacia Palaszczuk, the Premier of Queensland has said in the parliament that stronger commodity prices have resulted in a rise in job creation in the coal exploration sector. Similarly, jobs in the copper, zinc and bauxite sector would also stabilize with the ramp u ...

Week In Review: the global bauxite market in news /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

The week gone by was more or less flat for the global bauxite industry. The newsmakers are mainly from the West African and the Chinese regions.  Jamaica, Fiji and Guinea are working on their bauxite industry potentials, trying to develop the industry through various investm ...

Guinea should refine its own bauxite instead of exporting it majorly, says president Condé /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Guinea cannot afford to thrive on bauxite exports over the long term and keep overlooking developmental issues of its domestic aluminium industry. Doing that would not only make the economy vulnerable in the hands of global commodity price volatility uncontrollable on its part bu ...