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Noranda Inks LOI With Cemtech For Sale Of Cement-Grade Bauxite Next Quarter

Noranda Inks LOI With Cemtech For Sale Of Cement-Grade Bauxite Next Quarter

Noranda Alumina last week signed a letter of intent (LOI) with Cemtech Materials Corporation contemplating Noranda’s sale of 60 thousand metric tons of cement-grade bauxite to Cemtech in the next quarter. Per industry media, parent company New Day Aluminum Holdings LLC signed...

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 Alumina Completes US$20 Million Expansion To Gramercy Plant

Noranda Alumina advised investors late last week that it commissioned the third and final phase of a project launched in 2017 to expand chemical-grade alumina (CGA) at its plant in Gramercy, Louisiana. Per a press release issued to industry media, Noranda revealed that it recently commissioned a new hydrate dryer and dense phase pneumatic conveying […]

Noranda to Invest US$35 MM in Upgrades to Louisiana Alumina Refinery

Noranda Bauxite & Alumina announced a US$35-million expansion of its alumina refinery in Louisiana late last week. The firm indicates that it will be moving its headquarters there as well. According to the announcement, the expansion will consist of a hydrate filter, dryer, and related production, storage, and shipping infrastructure as well as the design, […]