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December 11 marks 40 years of bauxite workers strike in Guyana /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

This year marks 40 years since 42 striking bauxite workers were tear-gassed in a cell at the Linden Police Station.  Only a handful of people about six are around in Linden; the rest are scattered or deceased.  It was a most traumatic and ugly experience that left a bit ...

AlCircle.com
12/Dec/2016
Kuantan Port readies itself to handle bauxite shipments in a 'sustainable' way /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

The Kuantan Port Consortium Sdn Bhd (KPC) says the port facilities have been upgraded to handle bauxite shipments if the government decides to lift the moratorium on mining in the state on December 31.“KPC has spent a lot of money on improving facilities to ensure the situa ...

AlCircle.com
06/Dec/2016
2016 presidential candidate promises development of bauxite and aluminium industry in Ghana /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

The 2016 presidential election of Ghana is round the corner and candidate of the New Patriotic Party, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has promised Ghanaians that if his party comes into power in the December 7 elections, he would make industrialization his prime agenda for Ghana.Acc ...

AlCircle.com
02/Dec/2016
Pahang still not free from bauxite mining pollution /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Unregulated bauxite mining seems to have affected the environment of Pahang too deeply than it was initially thought to be. A recent audit report by the Department of Environment (DOE) revealed that high concentration of heavy metal was detected in the river water in Kuantan's ba ...

AlCircle.com
28/Nov/2016
Saudi Arabia aims to increase revenue from mining sector three times by 2030 /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

The energy minister for Saudi Arabia, Khalid al-Falih told reporters at a conference in Jeddah that the kingdom plans to increase the contribution of its mining industry to national wealth three times by 2030 as measured by gross domestic product.Saudi Arabia is working on finali ...

AlCircle.com
25/Nov/2016
Andhra University research suggests adopting eco approach to bauxite mining /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

A recent study done by Geo-scientists and researchers of Andhra University, titled 'Bauxite mining in Eastern Ghats of Andhra Pradesh, Possible Environmental Implications and Measures for Environmentally Friendly Mining,' has highlighted the environmental implications of open cas ...

AlCircle.com
24/Nov/2016
Report cites Niyamgiri bauxite project as one of the $179 billion worth of projects in India to be affected by land disputes /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

According to a latest report by the Rights and Resources Initiative (RRI), a global coalition of non-profit organisations, and the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), almost 80% of land conflicts arise out of development and industrialisation processes.Over US $179 billion ...

AlCircle.com
21/Nov/2016
The FY 2016 saw 27% growth in bauxite mining in India: Ministry of Mines /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

The Indian Mining and Machinery Exhibition organised by CII in Kolkata, India came to an end on November 19 2016. The exhibition reflected the positive growth being observed in the mining sector in India.Balvinder Kumar, secretary ministry of mines said on the context of the exhi ...

AlCircle.com
21/Nov/2016
Odisha likely to fail March 2017 deadline for arranging bauxite supplies for Vedanta /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

The state government of Odisha had taken up the issue of working out local bauxite supplies for Vedanta’s loss-making alumina refinery at Lanjigarh where it had left in 2013. The state-run mining company Odisha Mining Corporation (OMC) had renewed attempts to start bauxite ...

AlCircle.com
17/Nov/2016
Noranda Jamaica Bauxite operation 'seamlessly' transferred to DADA Holdings /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Noranda Jamaica Bauxite officially changed the ownership of its operations in a “seamless” transfer, announced Jamaica Minister of Finance and the Public Service, Audley Shaw. Noranda Aluminum Holding Corporation, the holding company of Noranda Jamaica Bauxite, receiv ...

AlCircle.com
15/Nov/2016