Metro Mining Acquires Final Permits from Queensland Government for Bauxite Hills Mine Project

Metro Mining Acquires Final Permits from Queensland Government for Bauxite Hills Mine Project

Metro Mining Limited announced on Tuesday that it has obtained mining leases from the state government for its operations in Bauxite Hills Mine. The firm now has all state and federal permits in place now that it has the go-ahead from Queensland’s...


Bauxite Price Drop Has Limited Fiji’s Shipments: Minerals Minister

A drop in the global price of bauxite has taken its toll upon Fiji’s producers of the ore according to Ministry of Land and Mineral Resources permanent secretary Malakai Finau. Though not the only culprit, he told local media earlier today that it is at least one of the primary reasons shipments have been down […]

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 two years EGA has procured more than US$500 million of supplies from the […]

Guyanese Government Reassessing Once-Thriving Bauxite Industry

The government of the Co-operative Republic of Guyana is expecting the imminent delivery of a report detailing the state of the country’s bauxite industry. “We are currently reviewing the industry to see where our reserves are and the future of the industry,” explained Guyana’s Natural Resources Minister Raphael Trotman. The report, which comes at the […]

Despite Tough Bauxite Market, ABx Turns In Improved Numbers in 2016

Sydney’s Australian Bauxite Limited published financials for the year 2016 yesterday. The firm’s bottom line was appreciably improved for the year despite less-than-optimal conditions in the global bauxite market. ABx reported a total revenue for the year of A$4.1 million, an increase from 2015’s total of A$1.6 million. Loss after taxes totaled A$163,682, also better […]

Malaysia’s Bauxite Ban Likely to be Extended Yet Again

Malaysia’s Natural Resources and Environment Minister Datuk Seri Wan Junaidi Jaafar told local media yesterday that there exists a strong likelihood that the continuing ban on bauxite mining in the country will be extended once more prior to its current expiration date of March 31. Wan Junaidi justified the probable extension by pointing out that […]