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Falling Aluminium Prices May Make Life Difficult For Jamaican Bauxite Operations: PM Paulwell

Falling Aluminium Prices May Make Life Difficult For Jamaican Bauxite Operations: PM Paulwell

Jamaica’s Opposition Spokesman on Mining Phillip Paulwell expressed concern late last week that weakening aluminium prices may be the early signs of a global recession, which may imperil the continued operations of Jamaica’s bauxite operations. In comments to a local call-in radio...

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Alpart Finalizes Contract for Diesel Locomotives with Chinese Firm CRRC Qishuyan

Alumina Partners of Jamaica (Alpart) took another step in streamlining production at its refinery in St. Elizabeth last week with the announcement of a contract with a major diesel locomotive manufacturer from the People’s Republic of China to supply diesel locomotives to the operation. According to industry media, Alpart engaged CRRC Qishuyan Locomotive Co., Ltd. […]

JISCO’s Alpart Refinery Ships First Alumina Since 2009

Jiuquan Iron and Steel Company (JISCO) Limited shipped the first load of alumina from its newly-opened operations at Jamaica’s Alpart facility. According to domestic media the first load from the facility was loaded upon the Wuchow, a 590’ bulk carrier sailing under the flag of Hong Kong. The vessel left Port Kaiser on Friday with […]

Jamaica’s Bauxite Levy Continues to Fund Capital Development: Finance Minister

In response to an opposition leader’s declaration that the country’s bauxite levy is “dead Act just waiting for burial,” Jamaica’s Minister of Finance and the Public Service Audley Shaw assured representatives on Tuesday that the levy is still in place and will continue to fund the Capital Development Fund (CDF) that it has replenished for […]