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Ord River Resources announced that exploration by SARCO has identified an independently certified JORC compliant indicated bauxite resource of 62Mt. This resource is present on the Yuqida tenement located in Bolaven Plateau in southern Lao PDR. Further drilling is continuing on the Yuqida tenement with the aim of defining further resources. Drilling will continue through […]
June 11th, 2008 – Posted in Bauxite
Congress today accused the Naveen Patnaik government of allowing Vedanta Aluminum Limited (VAL), which was erecting a refinery in Kalahandi district, to source bauxite ore at the “cheapest price”.
“Is it not a well-conspired design to defraud the state when you are letting the Orissa Mining Corporation (OMC) follow double standard while selling its iron and […]
July 28th, 2006 – Posted in General
Abu Dhabi government investment agency Mubadala Development said it plans to join state-run Dubai Aluminium to create a company to buy stakes in bauxite mining companies and develop reserves of the ore.
The two companies will set up Emal International to look at acquisitions or developments in countries such as Algeria, Morocco and India, Mubadala’s chief […]
May 23rd, 2007 – Posted in Bauxite, General
India said it has signed pacts for auctioning 115 oil and gas exploration blocks during the past five years under a new policy.
Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas Murli Deora said in a statement to Parliament that India had signed production-sharing contracts for 115 exploration oil blocks during the past five years under the new […]
March 9th, 2008 – Posted in Oil and Gas
After signing a five-year deal with the Saudi Arabian Mining company (Maaden), the Saudi Canadian Mining Services mobilized major capital equipment worth $14 million to Az Zabirah North Zone Kaolin & Bauxite Project for the execution the contract, Arab News reported.
The Chief Executive Officer at the Saudi Canadian company said that it had already completed […]
September 6th, 2007 – Posted in Bauxite, General
The Aluminum Corporation of China Ltd. (Chalco) has applied to the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) for approval to develop bauxite mines in and around the Mamou Region of the African country of Guinea, the NDRC announced today.
Chalco plans to […]
April 15th, 2007 – Posted in Bauxite, General
Guinea’s government has granted exploration permits for bauxite and iron ore to two companies from Japan and Brazil as the West African state intensifies efforts to develop its mineral resources, officials said. “Mitsubishi and Compan-hia Vale do Rio Doce (CVDR) have obtained mining exploration permits in Guinea. Their representatives were here in the last week,” […]
August 9th, 2006 – Posted in General
United Minerals Corporation reported progress on the Kimberley Bauxite project, on which an MOU exists between UMC and the international aluminium producer Norske Hydro. Discussions have proceeded on the final JV documentation over recent months, and Norske Hydro and UMC will meet in early September to address a range of project material including final outstanding […]
August 23rd, 2007 – Posted in General, Iron Ore
Jamaica had a record 2006 in bauxite mining with 15Mt of output, surpassing the island’s yearly production levels since 1974, a representative with the Jamaica Bauxite Institute confirmed to BNamericas.
The official added that the current surplus in the global bauxite market, mainly caused by China’s 62% year-on-year jump in output to 12.7Mt for 2006, has […]
January 10th, 2007 – Posted in General
China’s largest independent alumina-aluminum producer, Chiping Xinfa Huayu Alumina Co Ltd, has increased exposure to the Australian bauxite mining industry by acquiring additional 7.5 pct in Cape Alumina Ltd, to take its stake to 17.5 pct, Cape Alumina said.
Xinfa, which acquired the stake from Anegada Metals Corp Ltd for an undisclosed sum, has also acquired […]
March 23rd, 2007 – Posted in Bauxite, General
BHP Billiton Ltd./Plc. BLT.L and Mitsubishi Corp. 8058.T have signed an agreement with the Cambodian government to explore for bauxite in the country’s eastern region, BHP Billiton said on Wednesday.
The agreement allows the two companies to explore for bauxite, used to make alumina, across the Momdolkiri region in eastern Cambodia, a BHP Billiton spokeswoman said […]
October 11th, 2006 – Posted in General
India said 13 oil and gas exploration blocks are under operation in various parts of Rajasthan state.
“Currently, 13 oil and gas exploration blocks are under operation in production-sharing contract regime falling in the 14 districts of Rajasthan state. In addition, Oil and Natural Gas Corp. and Oil India Ltd. are also licensees in pre-new exploration […]
February 28th, 2008 – Posted in Oil and Gas