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JAMAICA'S BAUXITE ALUMINA INDUSTRY -

2017-6-19  The mining and processing of bauxite continue to be one of the most important sectors of the Jamaican economy, accounting for about 10% of GDP. The industry also represents one of the two largest gross earners of foreign exchange and, apart from other taxes, is the largest single contributor to government revenue. It is a capital-intensive industry and, as a consequence, directly employs only

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The Evolution of Bauxite Mining in Jamaica Modern ...

2021-1-13  Jamaica. A fourth mining company, Alcoa, started as a bauxite mining venture in 1959 and exported its first shipment of unprocessed bauxite from the Rocky Point port in Clarendon in 1963. The company began alumina production at a new refinery in Halse Hall, Clarendon in 1972 with a production capacity of 500 000 metric tonnes per year.

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Jamaica Bauxite Mining Limited

Government-owned public limited liability company. PCJ Resource Centre 36 Trafalgar Road, Kingston 10 Tel: (876) 926-9288/9, (876) 926-4553/5

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Jamaica's Bauxite and Alumina Industries

the mining companies in Jamaica include: Fact Sheet (Jamaica: Alcan Jamaica Limited, December, 1962); "Growth of the Bauxite Industry of Jamaica" and "Damaging Effects of Union Attitudes," report of a speech by Dr. J. F. Horwood, managing director of Alcan Jamaica Limited, The Daily Gleaner, Kingston, Jamaica, June 17 and 18, 1963; The Story of the

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The Bauxite-Alumina Industry has been a powerful actor

Bauxite Mining and Processing in Jamaica AN OVERVIEW The Bauxite-Alumina Industry has been a powerful actor on the environmental, social and economic scene in Jamaica since the early 1950s. Impacts of mining and pro cessing on environmental quality have been evident both in the long and short term. The landscape has been damaged,

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Mining - Do Business Jamaica

2020-3-20  Jamaica’s bauxite industry rose to become a global leading bauxite producer, just five years after the first bauxite shipment left the island in 1952 (Jamaica Bauxite Institute). However, the country has diversified over the years with the emergence of non-metallic minerals such as limestone, silica sand, marble, marl and fill and clay.

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The Jamaican Bauxite Industry: Glimpses Into Its Past ...

Growth continued during the economically buoyant 1960s, and at the end of the decade six transnational companies—Alcan, Reynolds, Kaiser, Alcoa, Anaconda, and Revere—were well established, mining and/or processing bauxite in the island. The industry faced enormous difficulties during most of the 1970s and 1980s as a result, among other ...

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Jamaica - Industry

2011-1-6  The mining of bauxite had generated over 50 percent of export earnings since the 1960s. Nevertheless, bauxite production was declining and output in 1985 equaled 6 million tons, only half of the 1980 level (see table __, Bauxite and Alumina Production and Exports (1980-1985), Appendix A). ... Jamaica's bauxite industry must import large amounts ...

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17 Jamaica Mining Industry Statistics and Trends ...

2018-6-2  Total bauxite production levels by the Jamaica mining industry reached 14.9 million tons in 2006, which was the highest levels produced since 1974. (Jamaica Trade and Invest) #4. In 2006, the share of bauxite which contained alumina was 47% of total production levels.

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MINING OPPORTUNITIES JAMAICA

2019-6-5  Mining Opportunities: The main metallic mineral resources in Jamaica are bauxite, cobalt, copper, gold, iron, lead, manganese, silver, titanium and zinc. Jamaica’s most abundant mineral is Limestone. 98% C

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The Evolution of Bauxite Mining in Jamaica Modern ...

2021-1-13  Jamaica. A fourth mining company, Alcoa, started as a bauxite mining venture in 1959 and exported its first shipment of unprocessed bauxite from the Rocky Point port in Clarendon in 1963. The company began alumina production at a new refinery in Halse Hall, Clarendon in 1972 with a production capacity of 500 000 metric tonnes per year.

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Jamaica Bauxite Mining Limited

Government-owned public limited liability company. PCJ Resource Centre 36 Trafalgar Road, Kingston 10 Tel: (876) 926-9288/9, (876) 926-4553/5

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Jamaica's Bauxite and Alumina Industries

the mining companies in Jamaica include: Fact Sheet (Jamaica: Alcan Jamaica Limited, December, 1962); "Growth of the Bauxite Industry of Jamaica" and "Damaging Effects of Union Attitudes," report of a speech by Dr. J. F. Horwood, managing director of Alcan Jamaica Limited, The Daily Gleaner, Kingston, Jamaica, June 17 and 18, 1963; The Story of the

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History Jamaica Bauxite Mining Limited

Jamaica Bauxite Mining Limited (JBM) was incorporated on the 13th day of February, 1975 as “National Mining Company Limited.” The change of name was effected on the 20th of June, 1975. Initially, JBM was a subsidiary of the Jamaica National Investment Company Limited (JNIC), a private Company wholly-owned by the Government of Jamaica, until 1975 when that company was dissolved.

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The Bauxite-Alumina Industry has been a powerful actor

Bauxite Mining and Processing in Jamaica AN OVERVIEW The Bauxite-Alumina Industry has been a powerful actor on the environmental, social and economic scene in Jamaica since the early 1950s. Impacts of mining and pro cessing on environmental quality have been evident both in the long and short term. The landscape has been damaged,

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The Jamaican Bauxite Industry: Glimpses Into Its Past ...

Growth continued during the economically buoyant 1960s, and at the end of the decade six transnational companies—Alcan, Reynolds, Kaiser, Alcoa, Anaconda, and Revere—were well established, mining and/or processing bauxite in the island. The industry faced enormous difficulties during most of the 1970s and 1980s as a result, among other ...

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Jamaica - Industry

2011-1-6  The mining of bauxite had generated over 50 percent of export earnings since the 1960s. Nevertheless, bauxite production was declining and output in 1985 equaled 6 million tons, only half of the 1980 level (see table __, Bauxite and Alumina Production and Exports (1980-1985), Appendix A). ... Jamaica's bauxite industry must import large amounts ...

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MINING OPPORTUNITIES JAMAICA

2019-6-5  Mining Opportunities: The main metallic mineral resources in Jamaica are bauxite, cobalt, copper, gold, iron, lead, manganese, silver, titanium and zinc. Jamaica’s most abundant mineral is Limestone. 98% C a CO 3 high purity grade One of the largest deposits of Bauxite in the World. Commercially mined. Non- Metallic minerals sub-sector in the ...

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Bauxite and Aluminum Handbook - World Bank

1980-6-25  tions in bauxite mining costs estimated in 1980 between US$12/mt and US$30/mt. Labor accounts for 20-30 percent of the cost, energy for about 25 percent, and depreciation and interest for another 30 percent. Besides, some of the main producing countries have imposed levies on bauxite mining which go from US$10

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Bauxite leaves farmers in the red – report - Jamaica Gleaner

2021-2-15  Bauxite leaves farmers in the red – report. Farmers have complained that mined-out lands have not been properly reclaimed and blame the Jamaica Bauxite Institute for failing in its oversight of the industry. A recent Jamaica Environment Trust (JET) report has cast a dark shadow over the bauxite industry in the island, with damning claims that ...

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The Evolution of Bauxite Mining in Jamaica Modern ...

2021-1-13  Jamaica. A fourth mining company, Alcoa, started as a bauxite mining venture in 1959 and exported its first shipment of unprocessed bauxite from the Rocky Point port in Clarendon in 1963. The company began alumina production at a new refinery in Halse Hall, Clarendon in 1972 with a production capacity of 500 000 metric tonnes per year.

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History Jamaica Bauxite Mining Limited

Jamaica Bauxite Mining Limited (JBM) was incorporated on the 13th day of February, 1975 as “National Mining Company Limited.” The change of name was effected on the 20th of June, 1975. Initially, JBM was a subsidiary of the Jamaica National Investment Company Limited (JNIC), a private Company wholly-owned by the Government of Jamaica, until 1975 when that company was dissolved.

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Jamaica - Industry

2011-1-6  The mining of bauxite had generated over 50 percent of export earnings since the 1960s. Nevertheless, bauxite production was declining and output in 1985 equaled 6 million tons, only half of the 1980 level (see table __, Bauxite and Alumina Production and Exports (1980-1985), Appendix A). ... Jamaica's bauxite industry must import large amounts ...

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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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Jamaican Deforestation and Bauxite Mining

2016-10-4  In Jamaica, bauxite mining is considered to be one of the most significant reasons behind deforestation. Within the last few decades, large areas of forest have been cleared on the island due to the open pit mining for bauxite. Because the bauxite land in

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Bauxite Mining and Shipping - St. Ann, Jamaica Noranda ...

2 天前  Bauxite is a sedimentary rock with a high aluminum content and is the world’s leading resource for creating aluminum products. At Noranda Bauxite, we ship high-quality bauxite with a silica content of less than 2% that is shipped in small particle sizes for a more cost-efficient product. Our bauxite can be used in the cement industry due to ...

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Bauxite and Alumina Industries ... - Government of Jamaica

1997-1-1  An act to make provision for the grant of special concession to producers in Jamaica of bauxite and alumina. Legislation Type: Act. Legal Area: Companies and Associations. Mining. Operational Date: June 12, 1950. Last Amendment:

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Bauxite and Aluminum Handbook - World Bank

1980-6-25  tions in bauxite mining costs estimated in 1980 between US$12/mt and US$30/mt. Labor accounts for 20-30 percent of the cost, energy for about 25 percent, and depreciation and interest for another 30 percent. Besides, some of the main producing countries have imposed levies on bauxite mining which go from US$10

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SOLD! Dada Holdings offloads St Ann bauxite mine CBR

2021-7-19  Jul 19, 2021 - 2:07 min read. Mining. Dada Holdings LLC has sold a controlling stake in the Noranda Alumina refinery at Gramercy, Louisiana, as well as its associated bauxite mine in St Ann, Jamaica, to UK-based Concord Resources Holdings Limited. A press release issued by New Day said the company has sold the majority stake in New Day’s ...

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Nine Things To Know About The Aluminum Industry In

The Mining Act which was enacted in 1947 is an extremely powerful law that gives the Government of Jamaica (in the form of “the Crown”) sole ownership of Jamaica’s minerals including bauxite, thereby disenfranchising property owners as they cannot stop mining

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