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JAMALCO To Return To Full Production By September: Jamaica Finance Minister Clarke

JAMALCO To Return To Full Production By September: Jamaica Finance Minister Clarke

Construction plans at JAMALCO is proceeding as scheduled according to Jamaica’s Minister of Finance Nigel Clarke. The Finance Minister confirmed the progress at the damaged bauxite and alumina plant to the country’s House of Representatives earlier this week. Clarke told Opposition spokesperson...

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JAMALCO Planning IPO Of Jamaican Government’s 45 Percent Ownership

Jamaican bauxite mining and alumina refining firm JAMALCO could soon be launching an initial public offering (IPO) with the listing of the Jamaican government’s 45-percent share of the company on the open market. Minister of Finance and the Public Service Nigel Clarke told the Jamaican House of Representatives on Tuesday that an IPO is part […]

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 it would utilize the Bauxite and Alumina Industries (Special Provisions) Act to speed […]

Jamaican Parliament Mulling Reintroduction Of Bauxite Levy

A Jamaican member of parliament has requested that the body consider re-instituting the levy on bauxite mining operations due to the damage done to areas around mining operations over the years. Manchester Southern Member of Parliament Michael Stewart submitted the resolution earlier this week to the Economy and Production Committee of Jamaica’s House of Representatives, […]

Noranda Jamaica Shipped 3.8 Million WMT Of Bauxite From St. Ann In 2019

Noranda Bauxite shipped an estimated 3.8 million wet metric tons from its bauxite operation at St. Ann, Jamaica last year, and it expects to be able to continue to ship similarly-sized amounts well into the next decade. In 2019 New Day Aluminum provided bauxite ore not only to foreign buyers, but also to Noranda Alumina’s […]