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JISCO Alpart Plans Opening Of New Bauxite Mining Project To Feed Alumina Refinery Expansion In Jamaica

JISCO Alpart Plans Opening Of New Bauxite Mining Project To Feed Alumina Refinery Expansion In Jamaica

Jiuquan Iron & Steel (Group) Co., Ltd (JISCO) Jamaican subsidiary JISCO Alpart said last week that it plans to ramp up bauxite ore mining on the island to feed the firm’s alumina plant, which is soon to undergo a US$1.1 billion expansion....

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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, […]