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Bauxite mining ban extends by three more months in Malaysia /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Datuk Seri Dr Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar, the natural resources and environment minister has announced on Thursday December 22  that bauxite mining ban is extended by another three months  effective from  31 December  at a press conference. In January, Malaysi ...

Environment Minister happy with the progress of cleanliness operations in Kuantan mining sites /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

On a positive update on the bauxite mining situation in Malaysia, Natural Resources and Environment Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar has expressed content on the progress of cleanliness operations in Kuantan mining sites before the expiry date of the bauxite-minin ...

Top five countries with highest bauxite reserves in the world /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Bauxite has been a priority sector for the upstream aluminium value chain players for some time now. The supply certainty of the ore plays a crucial role in controlling the logistics cost of the sector which in turn helps in optimising the overall cost of production of alumi ...

New report provides details on the global bauxite mining market /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

A new Research report by Orbis Research delivers detail insight into the bauxite mining market covering a global industry A new Research report by Orbis Research delivers detail insight into the bauxite mining market covering a global industry overview, trends, growth and size. T ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...