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Jamaican alumina plants scale down, but don't stop - Reuters

Aug 28, 2008 · Jamaican alumina plants scale down, but don't stop. 2 Min Read. KINGSTON, Aug 28 (Reuters) - Some Jamaican bauxite and alumina companies scaled down operations on Thursday as Tropical Storm Gustav ...

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Alcoa -- Alumina

We are the world's leading producer of alumina. With installed refinery capacity of 17 million metric tons per year, we currently operate six refineries in Australia, Brazil and Spain, and have a 25 percent share in the refinery that is part of our Ma'aden joint venture in Saudi Arabia.

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Jamalco power station - SourceWatch

The plant may be coal- or gas-fired. In 2015, Jamalco said it planned to spend US$500 million on a coal plant to be completed by 2018 fourth-quarter. In 2016, in a move welcomed by Jamaican environmentalists, Jamalco announced that natural gas would replace coal as the plant's fuel source. Project Details. Sponsor: Jamalco

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Gov't says UC Rusal wants to repoen Kirkvine plant

MANCHESTER, Jamaica – Mining Minister Mike Henry says Russian aluminum giant UC Rusal has indicated a desire to resume operations at the Windalco Kirkvine alumina plant close to Williamsfield ...

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Jamaica's Mining Revival Turns Red Earth to Gold For Hedge ...

Mar 27, 2019 · But rising oil prices and depressed aluminum markets took their toll, and several of Jamaica's alumina plants were idled in the 2008 financial .

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Jisco Announces Plans for US$3 Billion Aluminium Plant in ...

China's Jiuquan Iron and Steel Company (JISCO) announced last week plans to invest US$3 billion in constructing an alumina refinery and aluminium smelter adjacent to the Alpart alumina refinery in Nain, St. Elizabeth, a facility also operated by Jisco. Per the Jamaican government, construction of the Gansu Industrial Park is expected to begin by year's [.]

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Bauxite Production and Alumina Production Both Fall in ...

However, these numbers are a paltry representation of Jamaica's real alumina capacity. As a percentage of alumina plants currently in operation, 2012's production figure would yield 83% utilisation. However, as a percentage of Jamaica's total potential alumina production, 2012's production figure would yield a figure of 40% utilisation.

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JAMAICA BAUXITE MINING LTD Annual Report 2013/2014

solution, Jamaica's alumina plants, in general, will remain difficult to keep open while aluminium prices are not attractive. LME Aluminium 3-Mths Selling Price Figure 2 JM's accounts reflect efficiency gains despite slumping aluminium prices, as the output of alumina from Windalco's Ewarton plant was significantly higher than previous years.

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What Are Some Natural Resources Found In Jamaica?

Bauxite is found mainly in the central parishes of St. Elizabeth, Manchester, Clarendon, St. Catherine, St. Ann, and Trelawny - there are four alumina plants and six mines. Jamaica has deposits of several million tons of gypsum on the southern slopes of the Blue Mountains while the richest deposits of limestone is found in St. Elizabeth ...

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Jamaica's Mining Revival Turns Red Earth to Gold For Hedge ...

Mar 27, 2019 · But rising oil prices and depressed aluminum markets took their toll, and several of Jamaica's alumina plants were idled in the 2008 financial .

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Russia Sanctions Throw Global Aluminum Industry Into Chaos

Apr 17, 2018 · Rusal's refining operations, which stretch from its Aughinish plant in Ireland to operations in Jamaica, are a vital cog in a global interlocking supply chain that's now been thrown into chaos ...

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Mining and Refining – Jamaica - World Aluminium

Alcan (now Rio Tinto) has had a long history in Jamaica, constructing two alumina refineries there in the 1950s. In 2001 Alcan sold its bauxite mining and alumina plants in Jamaica but kept responsibility for many of the bauxite residue sites with the intention of safely remediating them to an agreed standard and transferring ownership to the Government of Jamaica.

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Alcoa Minerals of Jamaica, Inc. v. Jamaica (ICSID Case No ...

Sep 09, 2011 · In an agreement concluded in 1968 for a term of 25 years, Alcoa agreed with Jamaica that it would construct an alumina refining plant in Jamaica. Under the agreement, Jamaica would grant Alcoa long-term concessions for the mining of bauxite in Jamaica. The agreement contained a 'no further tax' clause according to which Jamaica

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Bauxite Jamaica - A Jamaica Experience

Jul 30, 2015 · In 1974 Jamaica bauxite was the second largest producer of bauxite and the second largest exporter of alumina in the world behind Australia. Over the next ten years, the island that was once the number one exporter of bauxite had fallen to about sixth place and shipping about 7% of the world bauxite production.

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JISCO Invests US$360 in Alpart - Jamaica Information Service

Minister of Transport and Mining, Hon. Mike Henry, says new owner of the Alpart alumina plant in Nain, St. Elizabeth, Jiuquan Iron & Steel Company Limited (JISCO), has already invested in excess of US$360 million on its Jamaican operation. In his address at the reopening ceremony, Mr. Henry pointed ...

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Alpart - Rusal

Alpart is a modern, vertically-integrated production complex that includes bauxite mines and an alumina refinery. Launched in 1969 ; owned by RUSAL

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Jamaican alumina plants scale down, but don't stop - Reuters

Aug 28, 2008 · Jamaican alumina plants scale down, but don't stop. 2 Min Read. KINGSTON, Aug 28 (Reuters) - Some Jamaican bauxite and alumina companies scaled down operations on Thursday as Tropical Storm Gustav ...

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Bauxite Dependency: Roots of Crisis | NACLA

Reynolds expanded its Hurricane Creek refining and smelting facilities in Arkansas to receive Jamaican bauxite and alumina, then later built a refinery at Corpus Christi, Texas, exclusively to process Jamaican ores. Kaiser adapted its alumina refining plant in Baton Rouge, Louisiana to process Jamaican ores, and then went on to build another ...

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CHEMISTRY THESIS LIST | Department of Chemistry | The ...

Constituents of Jamaican Amyris Species. Taylor, Pauline Angela : 1978 : M. Phil : Some Aspects of a Baseline Air Quality Survey of a Proposed Bauxite-Alumina Plant in South Manchester. Thomas, Aspinell E. 1978 : M. Sc : Sulphur Dioxide and Particulate .

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Economy of Jamaica - Wikipedia

There are four alumina plants and six mines. Jamaica has deposits of several million tons of gypsum on the southern slopes of the Blue Mountains. Jamaica produced 330,441 tons of gypsum in the year 2000, some of which was used in the local cement industry and in the manufacturing of building materials.

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