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China Imports Of Bauxite Ore Rose By 24.9 Percent In 2019 Through July

China Imports Of Bauxite Ore Rose By 24.9 Percent In 2019 Through July

As improvements to low-temperature alumina production continue by refiners in the People’s Republic of China, the country’s thirst for overseas bauxite increases. Such was the story told by Customs data released on Sunday that showed a 24.9 percent jump on the year...

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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 […]