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
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
The Henan provincial government will complete the consolidation of local bauxite resources by the end of August 2007, a government official said Monday.
All bauxite prospecting and mining rights will be given to large alumina companies in Henan, said the Head of the Industry Department of the Henan Development and Reform […]
December 11th, 2006 – Posted in General
Australia-listed Ord River Resources ORD.AX said on Monday it had discovered potentially large bauxite deposits in Laos, a country little known for its mining industry.
ORD said it had an agreement to develop a mine in the Bolaven Plateau in southern Laos in partnership with China Non-ferrous Metals International Mining Co. Ltd. (CNMIM), a government-run […]
October 24th, 2006 – Posted in General
Bosai Mining Co. Ltd. bought a controlling stake in Omar Bauxite Inc. in Guyana for $100 million, a company official said today.
Bosai Mining now holds a 70 percent share of the South American firm and will assume management responsibilities at the start of next year, said Ma Ying, a senior […]
December 21st, 2006 – Posted in General
Orissa-based Vedanta Alumina Limited (VAL) is set to export bauxite powder overseas from the Deep Water Port with the setting up of three silos here.
Kakinada Sea Port Limited (KSPL), in association with Chettinad Port Limited, had constructed these silos at an investment of Rs 80 crore, which have a capacity of 67,500 tonnes. Around 20,000 […]
May 28th, 2008 – Posted in Bauxite
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
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
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
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
Whinnen Resources Limited (Whinnen, the Company) (ASX: WWW.AX) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a conditional agreement to acquire 85% of the Fongo Tongo Bauxite Project in the Republic of Cameroon in Africa, for a total consideration of US$8 million.
Payment will comprise US$4 million cash and US$4 million in shares, and will […]
April 19th, 2008 – Posted in Bauxite
Guinea’s general strike has halted all shipments of bauxite from the world’s biggest bauxite exporter, Compagnie des Bauxites de Guinee (CBG), its operator Alcoa Inc. said on Monday.
Company officials in the West African country, the top bauxite exporter, had previously said ship loading operations could continue for around a week using security stocks, but Alcoa […]
January 23rd, 2007 – Posted in General