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Noranda Jamaica Shipped 3.8 Million WMT Of Bauxite From St. Ann In 2019

Noranda Jamaica Shipped 3.8 Million WMT Of Bauxite From St. Ann In 2019

Noranda Bauxite shipped an estimated 3.8 million wet metric tons from its bauxite operation at St. Ann, Jamaica last year, and it expects to be able to continue to ship similarly-sized amounts well into the next decade. In 2019 New Day Aluminum...

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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, […]

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 […]