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Top five bauxite mining companies in the world /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

The global Bauxite resources are estimated to be 55 to 75 billion tons. Currently the total reported mine production from 27 countries stands at 245 million tons. The leading f bauxite producing countries are Australia, China, Brazil, Guinea, India, and Jamaica. These countries a ...

The 13th International Mining & Machinery Exhibition to be held in Kolkata, India on Nov 16-19, 2016 /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

The 13th International Mining & Machinery Exhibition will be held at Eco Park, Kolkata in India during November 16-19, 2016. Organized by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and supported by Coal India Limited, Ministry of Coal, Ministry of Mines, and Ministry of Steel ...

OMC to make fresh bids with NGT for mining bauxite in Niyamgiri Hills /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

India’s State-run mining company Odisha Mining Corporation (OMC) has renewed attempts to start bauxite mining operations in the ecologically fragile Niyamgiri Hills, reported sources aware of the matter. The company’s earlier attempts in this regard were turned futile ...

Metallica Minerals celebrates maiden bauxite shipment from Hey Point facility /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Australian resource development company Metallica Minerals Limited has announced the successful maiden shipment of bauxite using a barge loading and transhipping facility at Hey Point near Weipa. Metallica plans to use the same infrastructure on the west coast of Queensland's Cap ...

Bauxite mining ban in Pahang could extend up to 2018, says Environment Minister /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

According to a report from Malaysian Reserve, the moratorium on bauxite mining in Pahang may extend until 2018. Natural Resources and Environment Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar cites the huge stockpile for the aluminium ore as a reason for this extension. Despit ...

Weipa and Gove drive record bauxite production for Rio in Q3 2016 /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Rio reported record bauxite production in the third quarter resulting in a total bauxite output of 35.6 million tonnes during the first three quarters of 2016. This recorded an 11 per cent increase in YTD aluminium production than the same period of 2015. The strong bauxite secto ...

Threat of closure still not there for Goa bauxite miners /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Bauxite mining in Goa is free of uncertainties related to possible closure that is looming large over the bauxite mines in Maharashtra, assured sources in the Indian mines ministry. According to them, bauxite mines in the coastal state are located at a safe distance away from the ...

Metro Mining signs Binding Off-Take Agreement with China’s Xinfa Group /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Metro Mining Limited has signed a binding off-take agreement for China’s Xinfa Group to purchase around half the Bauxite Hills Project production for the first four years of operation. Bauxite Hills is located 95 km’s north of Weipa on Western Cape York. Environmenta ...

Metro Mining Ltd Press Release
Govt of India contemplating star rating and satellite-based monitoring for mines /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

India government is planning to introduce a star rating for mines by next month. There are plans to start satellite-based monitoring of mining activities across the country, said mining secretary Balvinder Kumar at an ASSOCHAM event held in New Delhi yesterday. Mineral deposits o ...

Indonesia’s raw materials export ban likely to be relaxed /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

In a move aimed at stimulating debate within the county, strong signals have emerged from the Indonesian government that a relaxation of its raw materials export ban will occur and that bauxite and nickel (laterite) will be added to the list of allowed mining exports.   On ...

The Bauxite Index Press Release