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Malaysia bauxite mining ban extended till end of this year /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

The moratorium on bauxite mining in Malaysia's Pahang has been extended till end of this year. The government said if the current high ore stockpiles were not cleared by December 31, it would extend the ban for another six months. Bauxite mining industry in Malaysia, though large ...

Odisha CM assures Vedanta Chairman of regularising bauxite supply by 2016 end /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Anil Agarwal, Chairman of Vedanta Resources, the London-based metal and mining conglomerate, said he is hoping the issue of bauxite supply for its Lanjigarh alumina refinery will get resolved by the end of this year. Agarwal said this after meeting Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Pa ...

Fiji ministry claims full transperancy in FPIC for bauxite mining in Bua /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

In response to the recent furore created by Bua Urban Youth over the non-obtainment of Free Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC) from the landowners of Fiji's Bua Province, before any bauxite mining process, Malakai Nalawa, Ministry of Land's deputy secretary said, bauxite has been ...

Vedanta’s tryst with bauxite supply issues for Lanjigarh refinery seems to continue /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

There seems to be no quick respite for Vedanta as far as sourcing of bauxite for its ailing Lanjigarh alumina refinery is concerned. The green activists who had long opposed Niyamgiri bauxite mining project, driving the mining major’s alumina refinery in Lanjigarh to a near ...

Pahang miners to pay cost for building road dedicated to bauxite transport /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Bauxite miners in Pahang in the Kuantan Bay area have to bear the cost of constructing the road that will be used exclusively for transporting bauxite from Bukit Goh to the Port, said Pahang Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Adnan Yaakob. Based on his latest discussion with the state&rsqu ...

Govt of Jamaica to meet JISCO officials following the sale of Alpart bauxite plant /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

The Government of Jamaica is all set to meet with the officials of the Jiuquan Iron & Steel (JISCO) in September this year. This will be the first meeting since the Chinese firm bought bauxite company Alpart Jamaica from UC RUSAL, last month, at a total price of US$300 millio ...

Former Amcor MD Ken MacKenzi joins BHP Board /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

BHP Billiton has announced the joining of Ken MacKenzie in its board of directors. The former Amcor boss will be instrumental in envisioning future goals and strategies for the global miner having portfolios comprising multiple commodities including bauxite. MacKenzie will join B ...

MMMM 2016 kicks off in New Delhi, India; AlCircle joins hands as a media partner /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

The Minerals, Metals, Metallurgy & Materials International Exhibition and Conference (MMMM) is a leading biennial international event for industry players from these sectors. Each edition of the event has been making significant value additions to the industry and visitor tur ...

Global bauxite mining industry taking baby steps in embracing renewables /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Mining and clean, renewable energy do not share a common ground. Since years mineral extraction has caused environmental devastation in many countries across the world. Profit-driven boardrooms of mining multinationals have seldom prioritized climate change and sustainability con ...

OMC and Vedanta Resources team up to secure bauxite mining rights in Niyamgiri Hills /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Odisha Mining Corporation (OMC) and Vedanta Resources have teamed up to find a headway together in the Niyamgiri bauxite mining issue which has long been the centre of a multi-faceted problem involving the state, the mining conglomerate, and major political parties at the Centre. ...