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Bauxite Imports To China Jump By Over 24 Percent In 2018

Bauxite Imports To China Jump By Over 24 Percent In 2018

Stricter environmental standards and greater pressure on the black market led to a significant jump in bauxite imports to the People’s Republic of China last year, shrinking domestic supply while alumina refining rose. Per customs data released earlier this week, last year...


Metro Mining’s Inaugural Bauxite Shipment Arrives in Qingdao

Australia’s Metro Mining Ltd. announced yesterday the safe arrival and provisional payment for its debut shipments from operations at Bauxite Hills Mine. Per the firm, two shipments totaling 123 thousand metric tons of bauxite ore arrived safely at the dock in Qingdao, China on May 20. Representatives from Shandong Xinfa Aluminium Group were on hand […]

Ivory Coast Firm Partnering with Sumitomo in US$375 MM Bauxite Project

Ivory Coast miner Lagune Exploitation Afrique revealed to financial media earlier this week that it is negotiating with a subsidiary of Japan’s Sumitomo Group to develop an Ivorian bauxite outcropping by building mining operations and twin alumina refineries totaling US$375 million. Per Chief Executive Officer Moumouni Bictogo, the Benene deposit, which is located in the […]

Pacific Bauxite to Raise A$3.5 MM for Exploration in Solomon Islands Projects

Australian miner Pacific Bauxite Limited announced late last week the securing of up to A$3.5 million (US$2.6 million) in funding sufficient to allow the firm to carry out an “aggressive” exploration effort at both bauxite sites it operates in the Solomon Islands. The firm says it received commitments of A$2.5 million (US$1.9 million) via a […]

Nalco Mulling Move Into Guinea’s Bauxite Trade

Reporting from domestic media indicates that India’s National Aluminium Company Limited (Nalco) is investigating the possibility of gaining a foothold in the significant bauxite ore assets in the West African country of Guinea. Chairman and managing director Tapan Kumar Chand told an Indian newspaper earlier this week that bauxite mining may not be the only […]