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State Preventing Clearance of Pahang’s Bauxite Stockpiles Says Mining Representative

State Preventing Clearance of Pahang’s Bauxite Stockpiles Says Mining Representative

Bauxite miners in Pahang are significantly less than happy about the latest extension in the government’s mining ban in the province, according to interviews conducted by local media outlets. The latest extension is the second such from the government, which extends the...

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Rio Tinto’s Aluminium and Bauxite Chief Sees Bright Future for Both Sectors

The chief executive of Rio Tinto’s Aluminium product group Alf Barrios recently spoke about the future of his company’s bauxite and aluminium operations. Although frank about the problems in the sector last year, Barrios was upbeat about the current status and future outlook for aluminium and its precursor ore. Barrios admitted that 2015 was a […]

Kuantan Bauxite Ban May Be Extended Yet Again

Representatives of Kuantan’s government indicated this week that the moratorium on bauxite mining could be extended a third time if conditions for lifting the moratorium are still not met. Conditions that have been laid out for mining to resume in the area include abiding by the new standard operating procedures (SOP) regarding bauxite ore transportation, […]

Australia Faces Increasingly Stiff Competition in the China Bauxite Market

Australia has been a top supplier of bauxite to refineries in the People’s Republic of China for the past several years, but the country is facing increased competition for the Chinese marketplace from Malaysia and Guinea, according to a report compiled by the Australian government’s Department of Industry, Innovation and Science, and Sydney’s Westpac Institutional […]