Jamaica bauxite

Noranda Wraps Up Labor Negotiations With New Accord

Noranda Wraps Up Labor Negotiations With New Accord

Jamaica’s Noranda Bauxite and University & Allied Workers Union (UAWU) announced a new labor agreement earlier this week that will keep the union’s workers working through the spring of 2023. According to Noranda, this agreement marks the end of negotiations for the...

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Noranda Bauxite Praised For Land Reclamation Efforts In Jamaica

Jamaica’s Mining Minister Robert Montague lauded Noranda Bauxite for its responsible land reclamation efforts last week, noting the success the firm has had in refurbishing former mining sites for use as agricultural and water storage lands. Commenting at Noranda Bauxite’s Agriculture Education Industry Exposition in St. Ann on Thursday, Montague reiterated his government’s commitment to […]

JISCO Plans 3-Year, US$3-Billion Expansion to Alpart Facilities

A US$3-billion expansion of the Alumina Partners of Jamaica (Alpart) facility at Nain, St. Elizabeth, by Jiuquan Iron and Steel Company (JISCO) Limited is in the offing according to Jamaican transport and mining minister Mike Henry. According to a press release on the subject issued earlier this week, the investment would be made over a […]