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1.63 billion tonnes of bauxite estimated at Mali's Falea project /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Mali’s chamber of mines told Reuters on Tuesday that Mali's Falea project is now estimated at 1.63 billion tonnes of bauxite reserves. The bauxite reserve is equal to 572 tonnes of refined aluminium with numerous new discoveries. Mali is the landlocked country in West Af ...

AlCircle.com
05/Apr/2017
Mixed reaction to Vedanta’s bauxite mine expansion plan /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Vedanta-controlled Bharat Aluminium Company’s (Balco) proposal for the expansion of bauxite mine gets mixed reaction from the residents. The proceeding was held on Monday in Surguja district of Chhattisgarh in order to get approval from the local community. The proceedin ...

AlCircle.com
04/Apr/2017
Kuantan MP raises concern over recent extension of bauxite mining moratorium /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Kuantan MP Fuziah Salleh said in a statement that the extension of bauxite mining moratorium in Pahang, Malaysia may worsen the situation if the authorities do not take any measure for stopping illegal mining activities that are taking place near Pahang.       &nb ...

AlCircle.com
31/Mar/2017
UPDATE: Malaysia extends moratorium on bauxite mining till June 30 /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

The Malaysian government has prolonged the period of moratorium on bauxite mining in Pahang for another three months till June 30, looking to clear remaining bauxite stockpiles. The government also hinted at the fact that the mining actions were still going on in spite of the ban ...

AlCircle.com
28/Mar/2017
Week in Review: Top news from global bauxite sector /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

A weekly recap to bring you up-to-date information on bauxite industry across the world .Bauxite experienced a number of development last week .Here’s all you need to know: Metro Mining completes rights issue to fund bauxite mine Metro Mining has raised $36.5 million in i ...

AlCircle.com
25/Mar/2017
Top five bauxite producing countries in the world /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Bauxite ore is the main source of aluminium in the world. It occurs in tropical and subtropical areas in soft limonite rock forms. After extracting from mines, the metallurgical grade ore is first crushed and then purified through the Bayer Process to produce alumina. The refined ...

AlCircle.com
25/Mar/2017
Week in Review: An update on global bauxite sector /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

This week’s news recap on bauxite sector is dedicated to companies releasing Bankable Feasibility Study (BFS), first shipments, and drop in investment and so on. Metro’s BFS confirms the Bauxite Hills Mine will become one of the largest independent operations within t ...

AlCircle.com
19/Mar/2017
Jamaica’s ministry assures no change on bauxite levy regime /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Jamaica’s auditor general Pamela Monroe Ellis gets confirmation from the Ministry of Finance that there is no change in the taxation regime for the bauxite sector for fiscal year 2017-2018. The confirmation came after she found a change in the Fiscal Policy Paper for 2017-1 ...

AlCircle.com
18/Mar/2017
Asia Pacific mining sector to see more M&A and increased activity in 2017 /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

According to the latest annual Asia Pacific M&A report by Herbert Smith Freehills, mining sector including coal and gold could witness a rise in mergers and acquisitions in 2017 and bauxite will see improved activity and investment.  Factors like better commodity prices, ...

AlCircle.com
16/Mar/2017
Show smelter development and get permission for bauxite export, Indonesian govt tells its miners /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

In a volte face performed in the face of political opposition, Government of Indonesia has asked local mining companies to show specific proof against smelter development progress if they wanted to sell bauxite and nickel ores to the offshore markets. In January, the erstwhile m ...

AlCircle.com
16/Mar/2017