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

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...

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Jamaica to Review Environmental Permit Language After Jamalco Dust-Up

Jamaica’s National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA) said last week that it intends to clarify certain language in some environmental permits after a local alumina refinery was accused of pollution. Domestic bauxite miner and alumina refining firm Jamalco was accused by local residents earlier this month of releasing hydrate dust, a byproduct of alumina refining, […]

Norsk Hydro Names Silvio Porto EVP of Bauxite and Alumina

Norsk Hydro announced yesterday that Silvio Porto has been appointed the new Executive Vice President Bauxite and Alumina and has been added as a member of Hydro’s Corporate Management Board. The nomination took effect yesterday as well. Porto, who is a native of Belém, the capital and largest city of the Brazilian state of Pará, […]