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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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Noranda Wraps Up Labor Negotiations With New Accord

Jamaica’s Noranda Bauxite and University & Allied Workers Union (UAWU) announced a new labor agreement earlier this week that will keep the union’s workers working through the spring of 2023. According to Noranda, this agreement marks the end of negotiations for the entirety of the labor contracts with the various unions representing portions of its […]

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 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 […]