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Jamaican government yet to decide on bauxite tax removal, opposition raises concerns /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Finance Minister of Jamaica Audley Shaw announced that the government has not yet decided to remove tax on bauxite mining. Recently, Jamaica has been facing problems for the non-performance of the bauxite levy arrangement, mostly because of the fluctuations in the global alumina ...

Venezuela’s president reiterates the need of foreign investment to develop its mining resources /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro has named Jorge Arreaza as the country’s new mining minister. Guyana President Desmond Hoyte has reiterated the significance of the mining resources in the country and the need to attract foreign investors for the development of its resou ...

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

The world bauxite industry and the market are moving fast with the new positive trend in the aluminium market. New projects and expansions are on track and the companies have reported positive results. Here is a quick recap of the top headlines from the global bauxite industry fr ...

India’s mineral production rises 5.2% YOY in Dec 2016; Bauxite up by 21% /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Initial data released by the Ministry of Mines, Government of India, shows the country's mineral output in December 2016 rose 5.2 per cent from the corresponding period previous year. Production of bauxite, the principal ore of aluminium metal, increased by 21 per cent compared t ...

Nalco's Panchpatmali Bauxite Mines conferred with 5-star rating by Ministry of Mines /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

National Aluminium Company Limited (Nalco) owned Panchpatmali Bauxite Mines in Odisha has been accredited with the 5-Star Rating by the India Ministry of Mines in a stringent evaluation process conducted up by IBM. The honour along with the certificate of excellence was handed ov ...

Noranda Bauxite, Alumina appoint team of chief officers /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

DADA Holdings LLC has announced the appointment of their team of chief officers for the Noranda Bauxite and Noranda Alumina, affiliated companies in the bauxite mining and alumina-refining industries in the United States and Jamaica. New Day Aluminium LLC, an affiliate of DADA H ...

Jamaica Observer
Metro Mining officially acquires full ownership of Gulf Alumina /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Australia’s Metro Mining announced today that the company has acquired Gulf Alumina Ltd, taking full ownership of the company that it did not own previously. The company will proceed to combine Gulf’s Skardon River project tenements with its own Bauxite Hills mine. ...

Volkmar Guido Hable and Samarium Tennessine Corp planning further investment in the mining sector /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Bulk commodity producers have been continuing to struggle during the last few years with low commodity prices and in efforts to cut costs. A number of facilities have closed down over last few years. However, with the LME prices showing signs of improvement and demand from China ...

Jamaica poised for additional growth in bauxite and minerals sectors /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Lester ‘Mike’ Henry, Transport and Mining Minister of Jamaica said on Sunday at Lydford in St Ann, that he expects a jump in the country’s bauxite and minerals sector. The growth, according to him, was due to the policy shift towards profit sharing in downstream ...

Rio Tinto’s 2016 bauxite production reaches 47.7 million MT /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

The global metals and minerals giant Rio Tinto released its 2016 bauxite production report on Tuesday, January 17. The company produced 47.7 million tonnes of bauxite in 2016, higher than expected target set in last October with an increase by 9 per cent from 2015.After improveme ...