• Noranda Invades Cockpit Country With Bauxite Mining

    Noranda Invades Cockpit Country With Bauxite Mining

    Despite numerous assurances from the Government of Jamaica (GOJ) that bauxite mining would not be permitted in Cockpit Country, reports from community members and site visits by a member of the Cockpit Country Stakeholders Group (CCSG) have confirmed that Noranda Jamaica Bauxite Partnership (NJBP) has begun these mining operations.

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  • Bauxite and Alumina Industries (Encouragement) Act

    Bauxite and Alumina Industries (Encouragement) Act

    Bauxite and Alumina Industries (Encouragement) Act. 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. Mining (10) Apply Mining filter Parliament (10)

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  • JAMAICA''S BAUXITE & ALUMINA INDUSTRY

    JAMAICA''S BAUXITE & ALUMINA INDUSTRY

    The Jamaica Bauxite Mining Company (JBM) was set up to hold the assets acquired from entering into partnerships or joint ventures with the companies, and the Bauxite and Alumina Trading Company (BATCO) was established to carry out commercial (trading) activities on behalf of JBM.

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  • Bauxite Mining in Manchester – Ethereal Whispers – My Life

    Bauxite Mining in Manchester – Ethereal Whispers – My Life

    Save Jamaica''s Cockpit Country Bauxite Mining San Souci Hotel Jamaican Prime Ministers Jamaica''s National Heros National Pledge Jamaica''s National Anthem Profile of Jamaica WINDALCO Bauxite Mining in Manchester Bauxite and deforestation Jamaica Historical Overview Morant Bay Rebellion Michael Manley Jamaica and pollution

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  • Benefits of bauxite to Jamaica Answers

    Benefits of bauxite to Jamaica Answers

    bauxite mining in Jamaica provided jobs for thousands also the bauxite company''s assist farmer in rural areas by giving them mines out lands and seedling to increase agriculture productivity.

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  • Noranda Bauxite Co

    Noranda Bauxite Co

    NORANDA JAMAICA BAUXITE PARTNERSHIP (NJBP) is a Jamaican Partnership owned 51% by GOJ and 49% by NBL. NJBP holds the physical mining assets and conducts the mining and related concessions. NBL manages the operations of NJPL, pays all operating costs and is entitled to all bauxite

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  • Desmond Mair Insurance Brokers Limited :: Home jbi.org.jm

    Desmond Mair Insurance Brokers Limited :: Home jbi.org.jm

    The Jamaica Bauxite Institute (JB) is a recognized repository of information on bauxiteLearn more. The Bauxite Community Development Programme is a programmeLearn more. The JBI has always been intimately involved in ensuring that sound environmental.. Learn more.

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  • Bauxite Mining Continues to Threaten Jamaican Farmers and

    Bauxite Mining Continues to Threaten Jamaican Farmers and

    The Government of Jamaica granted Noranda (New Day Aluminum) Special Mining lease 172 in 2017, and unless stopped will soon grant even larger SML 173. These two 30 year leases expand bauxite mining in St. Ann and Trelawny into the large North East UNPROTECTED part of Cockpit Country.

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  • Home Noranda Bauxite

    Home Noranda Bauxite

    "Mining, railroading, drying & shipping bauxite as a safe, productive & profitable enterprise, exercising care & concern for the environment & the community, operating as a responsible corporate citizen" Noranda Bauxite St. Ann, Jamaica WI Phone: (876) 97322215. Noranda Bauxite St. Ann, Jamaica Home About. Business Overview

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  • Carube Copper Corp. Mining in Jamaica mineral

    Carube Copper Corp. Mining in Jamaica mineral

    The mining industry is well developed in Jamaica due to a thriving bauxite industry and along with tourism is one of the two largest contributors to the Jamaican tax base. In 1971, six companies began bauxite mining in Jamaica and today, bauxite mining together with alumina refining, combine to drive the island''s economy.

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  • Jamalco

    Jamalco

    Jamalco is a joint venture between Noble Group and Clarendon Alumina Production (CAP) with a focus on bauxite mining and alumina production. The company started as a bauxite mining venture by Alcoa in 1959 and exported its first shipment of bauxite in 1963.

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  • The bauxite industry revival Jamaica Observer

    The bauxite industry revival Jamaica Observer

    Jun 25, 2017 · The Jamaica Government has also created major players in the industry, Jamaica Bauxite Institute and BATCO, its bauxite and alumina trading arm. CAP, wholly owned by the Government, and JBM.

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  • Jamaica''s Bauxite and Alumina Industries

    Jamaica''s Bauxite and Alumina Industries

    JAMAICA''S BAUXITE AND ALUMINA INDUSTRIES'' B. S. YOUNG University of Natal, Durban, South Africa ABSTRACT. In 1952 the first shipload of bauxite left Jamaica for foreign markets, and two years later the export of alumina began, to introduce a new element into Jamaican economy. The constructive impact of the industries that grew from these

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  • Noranda Bauxite Jamaica Home Facebook

    Noranda Bauxite Jamaica Home Facebook

    Noranda Bauxite Jamaica. 1,109 likes · 385 talking about this. Mining Company

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  • Jamaican deforestation and bauxite mining – the role of

    Jamaican deforestation and bauxite mining – the role of

    Feb 18, 2007 · Bauxite mining is considered to be one of the most significant reasons behind deforestation in Jamaica. During the last decades, large areas of forest have been cleared on the island due to open pit mining for bauxite.

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  • The bauxite industry revival Jamaica Observer

    The bauxite industry revival Jamaica Observer

    Jun 25, 2017 · The Jamaica Government has also created major players in the industry, Jamaica Bauxite Institute and BATCO, its bauxite and alumina trading arm. CAP, wholly owned by the Government, and JBM.

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  • Jamaica vs. the Transnationals: Battle Over Bauxite NACLA

    Jamaica vs. the Transnationals: Battle Over Bauxite NACLA

    agreements (with Mexico) envisions a jointly owned industry comprising bauxite mining, alumina refining and aluminum smelting. Jamaica is to provide the ore and alumina which would then be shipped to Mexico, where power is cheap, for smelting to aluminum ingot. Jamaica is to have majority ownership of the mining and refining while Mexico would own

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  • Bauxite in Jamaica Geo for CXC

    Bauxite in Jamaica Geo for CXC

    Esther Figueroa Cockpit Country still under threat from

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  • What are the uses of bauxite in Jamaica?

    What are the uses of bauxite in Jamaica?

    The Uses of Bauxite in Jamaica Now, given that bit of the history of the bauxite industry will give you an appreciation of the main purpose of bauxite in Jamaica. This main purpose that I speak of is exportation. Yes, the main purpose of mining the bauxite from the earth is to export it to foreign countries where it will be converted to aluminium.

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  • Noranda Bauxite Limited Alumina Plant, Discovery Bay, St

    Noranda Bauxite Limited Alumina Plant, Discovery Bay, St

    Nov 07, 2017 · Bauxite mining in jamaica 2017 Jamaica Drone Footage using the DJI Mavic Pro. Aerial View of St Ann Jamaica. MUSIC: "Bomber (Sting)" by Riot (Reggae). "Coast" by Silent Partner (Reggae).

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  • Jamaica: An Island of Opportunity for Mining Investment INN

    Jamaica: An Island of Opportunity for Mining Investment INN

    Jamaica: An Island of Opportunity for Mining Investment Jamaica''s mining sector has been all about bauxite, "We see the mining laws and regulations in Jamaica as being very competitive

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  • Jamaica''s Bauxite Industry on Growth Path Caribbean360

    Jamaica''s Bauxite Industry on Growth Path Caribbean360

    Nov 17, 2017 · KINGSTON, Jamaica, Friday November 17, 2017 – Minister of Transport and Mining Mike Henry, says Jamaica''s bauxite and alumina industry is

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  • Mining and Refining – Jamaica bauxite.worldaluminium.org

    Mining and Refining – Jamaica bauxite.worldaluminium.org

    At one of the disposal sites in Jamaica, the bauxite residue had been deposited in depressions left after bauxite mining. When deposited, the residue had a solids content of approximately 20% but it was discharged in a way that in most cases, when full and aged, no residual pond water remained resulting in a relatively dry surface with a pH of about 11.

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  • ENVIRONMENTJAMAICA: Bauxite Mining Blamed for

    ENVIRONMENTJAMAICA: Bauxite Mining Blamed for

    Zadie Neufville. KINGSTON, Apr 6 2001 (IPS) A land use and forest cover study to determine the rate of deforestation and to kickstart a forestry conservation programme here has revealed that bauxite mining is the single largest contributor to deforestation in Jamaica. In 50 years of operation the industry has stripped 5,099 hectares land of trees, including some 3,218 hectares of forest.

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  • Industry – Jamaica Bauxite Institute (JBI)

    Industry – Jamaica Bauxite Institute (JBI)

    Alcan built a second refinery in Jamaica at Ewarton, St. Catherine, in 1959. In 1961, a fourth company, Alcoa, began mining bauxite in the island. The production of alumina also increased, especially after the mid1960s. By 1968, Alcan had brought the capacity of its two refineries to more than 1

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  • Bauxite and Alumina Industry Impacting Positively on

    Bauxite and Alumina Industry Impacting Positively on

    Bauxite produced for export increased by 12.6 per cent to 4.6 million dry metric tonnes, following an injection of additional capital to upgrade mining equipment and improve internal business processes at St. Ann Jamaica Bauxite Limited. In the meantime, alumina production edged upward by just under one per cent to 4.1 million tonnes.

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  • Bauxite in Jamaica Geo for CXC

    Bauxite in Jamaica Geo for CXC

    Bauxite is the ore from which aluminium is made. Jamaica contains some of the largest known deposits of bauxite in the world. The mining areas are loed in the western and central parts of the island.

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  • The Chemistry and Processing of Jamaican Bauxite

    The Chemistry and Processing of Jamaican Bauxite

    In October, 1943, Alcan was incorporated under the name Jamaica Bauxites Limited as a Jamaican company to investigate the commercial potential of Jamaican bauxite. In the same year, 2500 tonnes of ore was shipped to the USA for process investigation and it was realised that the bauxite was suitable for processing using Bayer technology.

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  • Bauxite Jamaica Bauxite Mining Limited

    Bauxite Jamaica Bauxite Mining Limited

    It is thought that bauxite was formed in the following manner: Fifty million years ago, Jamaica had a covering of cretaceous rocks, themselves seventy to eighty million years old resting on an igneous core resulting from the cooling of the hot, molten material. Subsequently during a period of large earth movements, the land subsided beneath sea.

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  • Noranda Invades Cockpit Country With Bauxite Mining

    Noranda Invades Cockpit Country With Bauxite Mining

    Despite numerous assurances from the Government of Jamaica (GOJ) that bauxite mining would not be permitted in Cockpit Country, reports from community members and site visits by a member of the Cockpit Country Stakeholders Group (CCSG) have confirmed that Noranda Jamaica Bauxite Partnership (NJBP) has begun these mining operations.

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  • How does bauxite benefit Jamaica Answers

    How does bauxite benefit Jamaica Answers

    Sep 12, 2011 · bauxite mining in Jamaica provided jobs for thousands also the bauxite company''s assist farmer in rural areas by giving them mines out lands and seedling to

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  • Noranda Bauxite Co Cockpit Country

    Noranda Bauxite Co Cockpit Country

    NORANDA JAMAICA BAUXITE PARTNERSHIP (NJBP) is a Jamaican Partnership owned 51% by GOJ and 49% by NBL. NJBP holds the physical mining assets and conducts the mining and related concessions. NBL manages the operations of NJPL, pays all operating costs and is entitled to all bauxite

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  • Jamaica Economy Britannica

    Jamaica Economy Britannica

    Mining accounts for just a small fraction of the GDP and of employment, although Jamaica is one of the world''s main producers of bauxite and aluminum. The country''s historical vulnerability to fluctuations in the international economy has been manifested in irregular demand and prices on

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  • Bauxite mining in Cockpit Country, Jamaica EJAtlas

    Bauxite mining in Cockpit Country, Jamaica EJAtlas

    Bauxite is the source mineral of aluminium. In Jamaica, ALCOA (Aluminum Company of America), the largest producer of aluminum in the world, has been mining bauxite since 1963, converting Jamaica in the sixth largest bauxite producer in the world, right after Australia, Guinea, Brazil, China and India.

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  • Peter Espeut Mining in the Cockpit Country Jamaica Gleaner

    Peter Espeut Mining in the Cockpit Country Jamaica Gleaner

    Except for a few pockets, the relatively small CCPA has no bauxite worth mining. I believe that the Government has broken its solemn promise to the people of Jamaica. Peter Espeut is an environmentalist and a development scientist. Email feedback to [email protected]

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  • Jamaica must get its due from bauxite mining

    Jamaica must get its due from bauxite mining

    Editorial. Jamaica must get its due from bauxite mining et al will be like hawks in making sure that at the end of this latest phase of the bauxite/alumina industry, Jamaica and in particular

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  • Bauxite and Alumina Industry Impacting Positively on

    Bauxite and Alumina Industry Impacting Positively on

    Bauxite produced for export increased by 12.6 per cent to 4.6 million dry metric tonnes, following an injection of additional capital to upgrade mining equipment and improve internal business processes at St. Ann Jamaica Bauxite Limited. In the meantime, alumina production edged upward by just under one per cent to 4.1 million tonnes.

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  • Noranda Puts New Life into Bauxite Mining – Foreign Policy

    Noranda Puts New Life into Bauxite Mining – Foreign Policy

    Sponsored Content Noranda Puts New Life into Bauxite Mining A new, gamechanging publicprivate partnership, shows how Jamaica''s mining industry is getting back on track through a more

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  • Jamaica Bauxite Mining Limited

    Jamaica Bauxite Mining Limited

    BAUXITE EQUITY MANAGEMENT. Aluminum is the most common metal and is present in most rocks throughout the world. Aluminum is never free in nature but is always combined chemically with other elements and constitutes approximately onetwelfth of the earth''s crust.

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  • Mining

    Mining

    Apr 25, 2018 · MINING. MINING AND MINING RESOURCES Although there had been attempts for over a century to establish smallscale mining in Jamaica, the present wellestablished mineral industry of Jamaica only dates back to 1952 when the export of kiln dried metallurgical bauxite ore was started.

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    Environmental Impact of Bauxite Mining and Processing in Jamaica Created Date: 20160808070625Z

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  • Mining Do Business Jamaica

    Mining Do Business Jamaica

    Jamaica''s discovery of highgrade bauxite in 1938 gave birth to our modern mining sector. Since then, companies from North America, Russia and China have established their bauxite mining and refining operations in the country.

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  • Find Mining expertise in Jamaica Commonwealth of Nations

    Find Mining expertise in Jamaica Commonwealth of Nations

    Limestone is Jamaica''s most abundant mineral other minerals include alumina, bauxite, and mineral fuels, gypsum, marble, gold, clay, salt, sand and gravel, marl and silica sand. The mining and processing of bauxite accounts for about 10% of the country''s GDP (2008).

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  • Bauxite Industry Jamaica The economic developments of

    Bauxite Industry Jamaica The economic developments of

    Bauxite is the red dirt found in countries like Jamaica, Guyana, Suriname within the Caribbean but also in other countries such as Australia and Brazil. The bauxite industry has its history in post slavery when England ran the bauxite export, into the years when bauxite was among the industries being nationalized by Caribbean

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  • Bauxite Mining Continues to Threaten Jamaican Farmers and

    Bauxite Mining Continues to Threaten Jamaican Farmers and

    The Government of Jamaica granted Noranda (New Day Aluminum) Special Mining lease 172 in 2017, and unless stopped will soon grant even larger SML 173. These two 30 year leases expand bauxite mining in St. Ann and Trelawny into the large North East UNPROTECTED part of Cockpit Country.

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  • Esther Figueroa Jamaica Gleaner

    Esther Figueroa Jamaica Gleaner

    The rally edued the public about the threats of extraction, called for no bauxite mining, and against Special Mining Lease 173.The Maroons came out in force from across Jamaica, including Maroon leader Gaa''man Gloria Simms, Maroon colonels, leaders, elders, cultural practitioners and

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  • Mining in the Cockpit Country Residents Concerned

    Mining in the Cockpit Country Residents Concerned

    The Ministry of Transport and Mining''s representative reported that Noranda Bauxite Partners II (Noranda), the company that received the license to mine, is not presently mining in the designated protected area. However, mining operations will occur in two sections of the vast Cockpit Country – (Special Mining Lease (SML) 172 and 165).

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  • Jamalco

    Jamalco

    Jamalco is a joint venture between Noble Group and Clarendon Alumina Production (CAP) with a focus on bauxite mining and alumina production. The company started as a bauxite mining venture by Alcoa in 1959 and exported its first shipment of bauxite in 1963.

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  • The Chemistry and Processing of Jamaican Bauxite

    The Chemistry and Processing of Jamaican Bauxite

    In October, 1943, Alcan was incorporated under the name Jamaica Bauxites Limited as a Jamaican company to investigate the commercial potential of Jamaican bauxite. In the same year, 2500 tonnes of ore was shipped to the USA for process investigation and it was realised that the bauxite was suitable for processing using Bayer technology.

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  • Cockpit Country Jamaica and Bauxite Mining

    Cockpit Country Jamaica and Bauxite Mining

    ALCOA has recently applied for an exploration permit to determine the potential for bauxite mining in the Cockpit Country of Jamaica. Various NGO''s and concerned parties, based both in Jamaica and abroad, have rallied to put a stop to this, and the JCO intends to also do its part.

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