Jamaica

Workers At Jamaica’s New Day Bauxite Plant Stage Four-Hour Work Stoppage To Protest Lack Of Labor Contract

Workers At Jamaica’s New Day Bauxite Plant Stage Four-Hour Work Stoppage To Protest Lack Of Labor Contract

The lack of a labor contract prompted a four-hour work stoppage at the New Day Aluminum (Jamaica) Limited’s bauxite plant in St. Ann on Monday, as almost 200 hourly workers stepped away from their duties part of the day in protest. Local...

Events

Jamaica Next to Feel Repercussions of U.S. Sanctions on Rusal

Ripples from the United States government’s sanctions on Rusal continue to radiate out from Moscow, reaching businesses across Europe and in North America, among other locales. Though the issue has yet to reach global headlines, Jamaica’s West Indies Alumina Company (Windalco) may well be the next domino to fall in the Rusal sanctions saga. Employing […]

JISCO’s Alpart Refinery Ships First Alumina Since 2009

Jiuquan Iron and Steel Company (JISCO) Limited shipped the first load of alumina from its newly-opened operations at Jamaica’s Alpart facility. According to domestic media the first load from the facility was loaded upon the Wuchow, a 590’ bulk carrier sailing under the flag of Hong Kong. The vessel left Port Kaiser on Friday with […]