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17 Jamaica Mining Industry Statistics and Trends

Jun 02, 2018The share of global bauxite output for the Jamaica mining industry has fallen from 18.1% in the 1970s to 7.1% in 2008. More than 200 million tons of bauxite are now produced globally. (Jamaica Bauxite Institute) #10. As of 2012, about half of the mining capacity available to the industry is still closed to production.

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JAMAICA'S BAUXITE ALUMINA INDUSTRY

Jamaica's share of world bauxite output has therefore fallen from 18.1% in the 1970s to 8.1% of the 180 million tonnes of bauxite produced worldwide in 2005. Changes in Taxes and Ownership During the 1970s there were important changes in the ownership of the industry

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Jamaica Gleaner News

Jul 14, 2008Jul 14, 2008Jamaica's output of alumina and crude-bauxite production is expected to increase by 19.6 per cent and 15.2 per cent respectively, while exports will go up 14.3 and 26.2 per cent upon completion of the expansion. RusAl is also expected to expand capacity at its Alpart refinery.

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JBI Bulletin

In February, total bauxite production increased by 1% on a year-over-year basis to reach 861 kt.This moderate outturn was attributed to production disruptions relating to boiler issues at two of the island's refineries. Crude bauxite output amounted to 313 kt in February, equating to a 16% increase from the corresponding period last year.On a year-to-date basis, output was up by 11% to 608 kt.

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Mining

The island's share of world bauxite output fell from 18.1% in 1974 to 9.0%in 1983. Production in Jamaica rose by 45.1% to 2.2 million tonnes after a l.3% fall in 1988. Earlier, 1981 had seen a -3.1% fall in bauxite but a 4.15 increase in alumina production. But between 1982 and 1984, during the world recession, both fell considerably.

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Bauxite Sector To Increase Output This Year

Jun 24, 2003Jun 24, 2003With the expansion of two local bauxite production plants, Jamaica's bauxite sector is expected to see an increase in output this year. Aluminium Partners of Jamaica (ALPART) in St. Elizabeth and Jamalco in Clarendon have expanded their plants. Alpart's plant upgrading programme, projected at a cost of US$21 million, was officially approved

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LAGGING JAMAICAN INVESTMENT

Sep 10, 1981Sep 10, 1981Bauxite Output Reduced. One serious blow to Mr. Seaga's plans has been the decline in production this year of bauxite, which provides about three-quarters of the foreign exchange earnings of the

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JBI Bulletin (June 2019) – Jamaica Bauxite Institute (JBI)

Crude bauxite output for the month was 290kt, down 7% when compared with the corresponding month of 2018. For the first half of the year, output totaled approximately 1.55 million tonnes, which was equivalent to a 14% reduction relative to the first half of 2018. The Jamaica Bauxite Institute (JBI) is a recognized repository of information

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Bauxite – China Aluminium News

Feb 09, 2018Located in the south of Jamaica, Alpart includes bauxite mines with an annual output of 4.9 million tons and three alumina production lines with a total annual capacity of 1.65 million tons, which were fully closed in 2009 as a result of the global financial crisis.

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List of countries by bauxite production

World bauxite production in 2005. This is a list of countries by bauxite production in 2020. It exhibits certain changes from the geographical rankings of 2018. Country Production in thousand tonnes World 327,000 Australia: 110,000 Guinea: 82,000 China: 60,000 Brazil: 35,000 Indonesia: 23,000 India: 22,000 Jamaica: 7,700

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Bauxite industry thrives

Jamaica's output of alumina and crude-bauxite production is expected to increase by 19.6 per cent and 15.2 per cent respectively, while exports will go up 14.3

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Jamaica Bauxite Institute Playing Critical Role

Mar 13, 2006Mar 13, 2006Jamaica Bauxite Institute Playing Critical Role. Uncategorized. March 13, 2006. In 1953, one year after bauxite mining began in Jamaica, the Government could not convince the companies to increase the royalty from the paltry one shilling to two shillings per long dry ton of bauxite. Robert Newton, the Government's Financial Secretary wrote in

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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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Jamaica

Jamaica's bauxite reserves are large, exceeding 1.5 billion tons. At the present rate of extraction, reserves could last another 150 years. Jamaica's bauxite is not extremely alumina pure; one ton of Jamaican bauxite contains only about 0.4 tons of alumina.

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