Production Resumes At Paragominas Bauxite Mine After Scheduled Repairs

Production Resumes At Paragominas Bauxite Mine After Scheduled Repairs

Norwegian aluminium smelter Norsk Hydro ASA said on Friday that it has resumed bauxite extraction activities at its operations in Brazil. With the resumption of mining activities at Mineração Paragominas, the firm said refining at the Alumina do Norte do Brasil refinery...


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 […]