Jamaica

Jamaican Government Promises Increase In Return Of Bauxite Lands To Former Owners

Jamaican Government Promises Increase In Return Of Bauxite Lands To Former Owners

The Jamaican government said last week it will take steps to hasten the retitling of land previously used for bauxite mining activities to those who were relocated from the land. On Wednesday, Jamaica’s Minister of Transport and Mining Robert Montague said that...

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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 entirety of the labor contracts with the various unions representing portions of its […]

Bright Future Ahead For Alumina And Aluminium Sectors: Jamaican MP Paulwell

Though 2018 was a difficult year for the alumina and aluminium sector, the market for both continues to improve thanks to a steady rise in demand. Such was the message delivered by Jamaican opposition spokesman Phillip Paulwell to the country’s legislature last week. This being the case, Paulwell asked why the government has not done […]