Jamaica

Jamaica’s PM Fights Back Against Allegations That Permit For Bauxite Mine At St. Ann Was Motivated By Money

Jamaica’s PM Fights Back Against Allegations That Permit For Bauxite Mine At St. Ann Was Motivated By Money

Jamaica’s Prime Minister Andrew Holness said last week that money played no part in his government’s issuance of a license to mine bauxite ore at Puerto Bueno Mountain in St. Ann. Critics say mining at the site may well threaten the area...

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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 […]

Boiler Failure At Alpart To Halt Alumina Production For At Least Ten Days

An ongoing equipment failure at Alumina Partners of Jamaica has led to a week-long production stoppage at the plant, and concern is mounting that the financial losses to the plant in the interim may be substantial. Domestic media reports that the plant’s boiler system failed late last month, and the earliest possible restart date is […]