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Noranda And Jamaican Government Come To Agreement On Back Bauxite Levy Payments

Noranda And Jamaican Government Come To Agreement On Back Bauxite Levy Payments

Noranda and the Jamaican government reached an agreement this week on bauxite levy payments on exported ore. Transport and Mining minister Robert Montague announced the accord with Noranda’s parent company Concord Resources Holding Limited. The agreement was one of several arising from...

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Government Committed To Environmental Protection: Jamaica PM Holness

Jamaican Prime Minister Andrew Holness challenged notions put forth by expatriates in recent days regarding bauxite mining and the government’s commitment to environmental protection. Holness spoke to a New York radio program on Thursday in a break from his attendance at a United Nations environmental summit, telling the interviewer that Jamaica continues to be a […]

Noranda Workers Seek Clarity From Jamaica’s Opposition Party Regarding Bauxite Mining Operations In Cockpit Country

Workers at Noranda’s operations in Jamaica sought clarity from Opposition Leader Peter Phillips on Friday regarding the People’s National Party’s (PNP) stance on continuing protests against Noranda’s operations in Cockpit Country. Per local media, Phillips was confronted by Noranda workers during a tour of the firm’s St. Ann operations. Noranda workers peppered him with questions […]

Noranda Bauxite Praised For Land Reclamation Efforts In Jamaica

Jamaica’s Mining Minister Robert Montague lauded Noranda Bauxite for its responsible land reclamation efforts last week, noting the success the firm has had in refurbishing former mining sites for use as agricultural and water storage lands. Commenting at Noranda Bauxite’s Agriculture Education Industry Exposition in St. Ann on Thursday, Montague reiterated his government’s commitment to […]

Noranda Lands Long-Term Bauxite Contract with Concorde Resources

Noranda Aluminium Holding Corporation’s successor announced late last week an agreement to market and sell bauxite from its plants in Jamaica and Louisiana to London’s Concorde Resources. DADA Holdings LLC made the announcement on Friday, explaining that the agreement would have Concorde Resources market bauxite mined at St. Ann in Jamaica to potential third-party buyers […]

Bauxite Levy In Place for Upcoming Fiscal Year: Ministry of Finance

Jamaica’s Ministry of Finance laid to rest concerns regarding the government’s bauxite levy last week when it addressed Auditor General Pamela Monroe Ellis’s concerns regarding the levy’s status in the upcoming fiscal year. Ellis raised the question after the Fiscal Policy Paper for 2017-18 described a change in the structure from the current levy to […]