MRN bauxite mine leaves legacy of pollution, poverty

Mineração Rio do Norte (MRN) arrived in the Trombetas River basin in the 1970s with plans to mine bauxite on a gigantic scale. Today, MRN is the fourth largest producer of bauxite in the world, providing the valuable aluminum ore to nations and manufacturers around the planet.

Bauxite Resourcing the Territory

The Carpentaria Basin contains Rio Tinto Alcan’s Gove mine which accounts for nearly all past bauxite production and 90% of identified bauxite resources in the Northern Territory (NT). A smaller Aboriginal-owned mining operation at the Dhupuma Plateau near Gove commenced operation in 2017. Read the bauxite factsheet PDF (1.2 MB)

The bauxite residue deposits of the mining basin of

The bauxite residue deposits of the mining basin of Provence: characterization and impacts on the physico-chemical and biological qualities of soils By Mathieu Luglia, Camille Fourrier, Ninon Viard, Catherine Keller, Jean-Paul Ambrosi, Sophie Gachet, Pierre Hennebert, Virgile Calvert, Isabelle Giffard, Daniel Pavon, Bernard Angeletti and Steven

Bauxite Mining Encyclopedia of Arkansas

Bauxite is the principal ore of aluminum and is a mixture of aluminum oxides and hydroxides that formed from intense chemical weathering of a soil in tropical environments. Soils formed under these conditions are termed laterites. In Arkansas, the aluminum-enriched soils are the result of the decomposition and lateritic weathering of nepheline syenite, an intrusive igneous rock. During the

$235 million Queensland Bauxite Hills mining project

2021-3-9  Metro Mining Limited is an Australian exploration & mining company based in Brisbane, Queensland. They have major bauxite projects in Cape York; Metro Mining have one of Australia`s largest thermal coal resources, in the Surat Basin with some 4.5 Billion tonnes of Thermal Coal Resource.

Bauxite Geoscience Australia

2021-3-15  Bauxite is the main raw material used in the commercial production of alumina (Al 2 O 3) and aluminium metal globally, although some clays and other materials can also be utilised to produce alumina.Bauxite is a heterogeneous, naturally occurring material of varying composition that is relatively rich in aluminium.

New $2.6 billion bauxite mine to spread wealth

2 天前  As a result, while Australia has doubled its exports of bauxite in the past decade, our exports of aluminium have fallen by 40 per cent. “If Labor continues its war on coal that will be the end of our great aluminium industry and the thousands of jobs that rely on it. “Labor’s war on mining is

Why is Guinea Bauxite Considered the Best in the

2017-8-2  The bauxite is underlain by a stacked pile of argillite, siltstones and minor sandstone intercalations of the Lower and Upper Members of the Faro Suite, widely intruded by sills and dykes of Mesozoic dolerites. A typical bauxite plateau and 3D

The bauxite residue deposits of the mining basin of

The bauxite residue deposits of the mining basin of Provence: characterization and impacts on the physico-chemical and biological qualities of soils By Mathieu Luglia, Camille Fourrier, Ninon Viard, Catherine Keller, Jean-Paul Ambrosi, Sophie Gachet, Pierre Hennebert, Virgile Calvert, Isabelle Giffard, Daniel Pavon, Bernard Angeletti and Steven

Genesis of bauxite deposits in the lower Amazon

In many respects the extensive bauxites of the lower Amazon basin and Guianas coastal plain are similar. Being platform-type deposits they are confined to areas which have been tectonically stable over a prolonged period of time, despite periodic minor epeirogenic uplift and crustal warping.

Bauxite Geoscience Australia

2016-12-31  In January 2017, Metro Mining announced that it was combining Skardon River with Bauxite Hills and naming the combined entity the Bauxite Hills Mine. In March 2017, the company reported a Measured Resource of 54.7 Mt at 50.0% Al 2 O 3,an Indicated Resource of 66.4 Mt at 49.2% Al 2 O 3 and an Inferred Resource of 23.7 Mt at 47.4% Al 2 O 3 .

Rehabilitation after bauxite mining in south-western

1985-4-1  However, the long-term decision on access to bauxite will depend largely on the environmental impacts of bauxite mining, and as a consequence of competition for land use. In order to maintain access to bauxite resources, Alcoa of Australia is committed to a comprehensive plan of post-mining rehabilitation and an active research programme des

Brazil: The toxic impact of bauxite mining in Oriximiná

Blogs Countries Brazil Voices Chapter 7 Mining and communities Christian Aid Blog Topics Fishing Indigenous Peoples Mining Rural Communities Brazil: The toxic impact of bauxite mining in Oriximiná Detailed in a new book: the views of the Quilombola and riverine communities on

Bauxite Hills project Environment, land and water

On 17 August 2015, Aldoga Pty Ltd (on behalf of Metro Mining) applied under the Environmental Protection Act 1994 (EP Act) for an environmental authority (EA) for bauxite mining. On 2 September 2015 the department decided that an EIS would be required to properly assess the application.

Why is Guinea Bauxite Considered the Best in the

2017-8-2  In Guinea first bauxite mining started in sixties in Fria known as Aluminium Company of Guinea (ACG), where first alumina refinery of Africa was set up by Pechiney. Later on with the discovery of high grade Sangaredi sedimentary bauxite basin, CBG (Compagnie des Bauxites de Guinea) started bauxite export operation in early seventies.

The SMB Winning Consortium, an international

Founded in 2014, the SMB Winning Consortium brings together three global partners in the areas of bauxite mining, production, and transportation: Singapore's Winning Shipping Ltd., a leading Asian shipping company; UMS, a French transportation and logistics company that has had a presence in Guinea for over 20 years; and Shandong Weiqiao, a leading Chinese aluminum production company

DWELLINGUP DISCOVERY FOREST

The Dwellingup Discovery Forest is an area of forest around Dwellingup that is under threat of bauxite mining. In 1961 the WA Government granted mining company Alcoa an immense area of the state’s northern jarrah forest to lease and mine via a State Agreement Act. Marked on the Zoning map as Scientific Study Area within the Murray Basin

FACTBOX-Cameroon energy and mining investment

With start-up planned for 2013, the consortium plans to invest $5-6 billion in a bauxite mining and refinery project at Ngaoundal, north of the capital, Yaounde, and a railway linking the project