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Outlook 2017: Awaiting opportunities in the bauxite sector /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

According to CRU, global alumina capacity is forecast to grow by 29.6% over the next ten years, reaching 179.6M tonnes by 2024. Metallurgical grade alumina capacity expansion, primarily in China will drive the growth in demand for bauxite. China's growing need for raw materials t ...

JNARDDC and MRSAC to develop app to provide data on bauxite deposits in Maharashtra /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Jawaharlal Nehru Aluminium Research Development and Design Centre (JNARDDC) from Nagpur, India is developing an app in collaboration with the Maharashtra Remote Sensing Application Centre (MRSAC) which will provide a digital database on bauxite and laterite deposits in Maharashtr ...

Lift on ore export ban may affect Indonesia’s growing smelting industry /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Indonesia government has operated 32 mineral processing and refining corporations from 2012 to 2016 with the total sum of investment of USD20 billion in smelting industries. Deputy Chairman of Processing and Smelting Companies Association (AP3I), Jonathan Handoyo commented: &ldq ...

Indonesia eases export ban on bauxite and nickel ore with new policy /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

As an update on the ore export ban imposed in Indonesia, two years back, Indonesia amended the policies on Thursday allowing exports of nickel ore and bauxite and concentrates of other minerals under specific conditions.The ban on unprocessed ore exports was imposed in 2014 to en ...

NALCO records 18% YoY growth in bauxite production- the highest in 2016 /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Indian PSU National Aluminium Company (Nalco) has reported 18 per cent growth in its bauxite production in 2016. Since the inception of the company, this was Nalco’s highest recorded growth in bauxite output, according to T K Chand, the company’s chairman and managing ...

Metro promotes Finnis to MD & appoints a GM to prepare for mining /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Simon Finnis has been promoted from CEO to Managing Director of Metro Mining Ltd.Metro Chairman Stephen Everett said Finnis had made a significant contribution as CEO and would add increased value as the company transitions from explorer to producer. “Simon has 30 year ...

Metro Mining Press Release
Indonesia's government may lift bauxite ore export ban /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Indonesia’s government revised draft may lift ban on bauxite ore from the country, offering easiness in the export of bauxite and nickel ore.According to spokesperson, fourth revision of The Office of the Coordinating Economic Minister submitted to Government Regulation No. ...

Illicit bauxite mining still a cause of concern for Pahang government /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Despite the decision taken by Pahang's Natural Resources and Environment Ministry to extend the bauxite mining moratorium by three more months, until March 31, uncleaned stockpiles of bauxite ore were traced at abandoned mining sites of the region. This indicates at the fact that ...

Recap 2016: Who moved the bauxite market and who shaped the industry? /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

With the growing demand for aluminium in the end user market and the growing aluminium production in Asian countries including China and the Middle East region, demand for bauxite grew manifold during 2016. Countries competed with each other to supply bauxite to China, the larges ...

Bauxite royalties fund to be kept for future generation, confirms land minister in Fiji /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

According to a report by Fiji Times, The Ministry of Land in Fiji is awaiting clarifications from its permanent secretary on questions by the same newspaper regarding the total royalties which were received by landowners in Nawailevu, Bua for giving bauxite mining rights on their ...