bauxite ore

EGA Opens First Office in China

EGA Opens First Office in China

Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC opened its first office in the People’s Republic of China on Monday. EGA’s office, which is in Shanghai, oversees the firm’s wholly-owned subsidiary in China, which sources raw materials and other supplies in the country. Over the past...

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Ghanaian Presidential Challenger Promises Domestic Aluminium Industry

Ghanaian opposition presidential candidate Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo told voters this week that the government would begin to take advantage of its bauxite ore deposits by initiating a domestic aluminium industry. “The time has come for us to move our industrial development forward,” said the New Patriotic Party (NPP) candidate, adding that mining the ore […]

Red mud – addressing the problem

A major challenge going forward is to reconcile man’s activities on earth with the key pillars of environmental stewardship, sustainability and safeguarding life forms. This applies not least in the manufacturing industries and one example from the global aluminium sector is the issue of bauxite residue – otherwise termed red mud. The vast majority of […]

Indonesian Government Disavows Plan to End Metal Ore Export Ban

Indonesian mining officials announced yesterday that they would not be pursuing a plan to allow the export of low-grade bauxite. The plan faced a tidal wave of opposition from domestic smelters as well as from investors from the People’s Republic of China who have invested vast amounts in the country to build processing plants. The […]

Fiji Confirms First Bauxite Shipment of the Year

The Fijian government confirmed its first shipment of bauxite in 2016 on Wednesday. Fiji’s Acting director of the Mineral Resources Department Apete Soro told local media that the first shipment of the year left the Fijian port of Bua last month, bound for refineries in the People’s Republic of China. “I can confirm that the […]

Malaysia’s Bauxite Ban Extended to End of Year

Citing a significant amount of ore that has yet to be cleared from Kuantan’s port, the Malaysian government extended its moratorium on bauxite mining to the end of the year. Malaysia’s Natural Resources and Environment minister Datuk Seri Dr. Haji Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar told a press conference yesterday that, despite over three dozen approved […]