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  • Kazakhstan ups oil production

    KAZAKHSTAN, 2018/01/15 In Kazakhstan, the volume of oil production in January-December 2017 amounted to 72.932 million tons, which is 11.2 % additional than in 2016, the statistics committee of the National Economy Ministry said in a message on Jan.13. Over the completed year, gas condensate was produced in the all of 13.269 million tons (an increase of 6.5 % compared to 2016), natural gas - 52.934 billion cubic meters (increase of 14.1 %), coal - 111.111 million tons (increase of 7.8 %), iron ore - 39.085 million tons (increase of 9.2 % ), copper ore - 95.343 million tons (increase of 21.5 %), gold ore - 19.725 million tons (increase of 6.1 %), chrome concentrate - 4.579 million tons tons (increase of 10.4 %).
  • Iranian ports witness sharp fall of oil products load/unload

    IRAN, 2018/01/15 Iran’s Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO) has loaded and unloaded additional than 1.593 million tons of oil products at its ports across the country over the last Iranian schedule month ending Dec. 21. The figure has registered a sharp fall by 52.7 % year-on-year compared to 3.369 million tons of oil products load, unloaded in the same month of the preceding year, according to the new data available on the organization’s website.
  • A glance at Iran’s copper sector performance

    IRAN, 2018/01/15 Iran’s copper concentrate output amounted to 851,917 tons in the initial nine months of current Iranian fiscal time(March 20-Dec. 21).Iran’s copper concentrate output amounted to 851,917 tons in the initial nine months of current Iranian fiscal time(March 20-Dec. 21). The figure indicates an increase by 7.9 % as compared to the same period of the preceding year, according to the data of Iran’s national-run Mines and Mining Industries Development and Renovation Organization (IMIDRO).
  • Freeport’s exports fall short of quota

    INDONESIA, 2018/01/15 Gold and copper miner PT Freeport Indonesia (PTFI) exported a total of 921,137 tons of copper concentrates in the period from February to December 2017, or 82.7 % of the yearly quota set by the government. The government granted PTFI, a subsidiary of American mining giant Freeport-McMoRan, a one-year permit in February 2017 to export 1.11 million tons of copper concentrates. “As of December 2017, PTFI’s realized exports stood at only 921,137 tons,” the Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry's mineral and coal director general Bambang Gatot Ariyono said on Thursday.
  • Guinea bauxite mining companies resume operations after riots

    GUINEA, 2018/01/11 Bauxite production in the Guinean mining hub of Boke resumed on Monday next deadly riots over electricity cuts had interrupted deliveries since Friday, companies and government officials said. Two people were killed and dozens injured during riots last week in Boke, which has seen waves of unrest this year spurred by a perceived failure of the mining industry to raise living standards in the poor West African country.
  • Chinese Firm to Invest US$2.8 Billion in Guinean Bauxite Operation

    CHINA, 2018/01/08 The Republic of Guinea’s mining ministry disclosed yesterday its approval of a US$2.8-billion investment in a fully-integrated aluminium operation around a domestic bauxite mine by the Chinese transformer-production firm Tebian Electric Apparatus Stock Co., Ltd. (TBEA). According to secretary-general of the mines ministry Saadou Nimaga elaborated by saying that the mine is expected to begin producing bauxite in the summer of 2019 starting with a production rate of 10 million metric tons per annum. The mine’s production rate will triple in 2020, he explained. The summer of 2021 should see the completion of an alumina refinery, continued Nimaga, specifying that it would have a capacity of 1 million metric tons per annum upon completion.
  • Aluminium Poised for Greater Gains in 2018: Nalco’s Chand

    CHINA, 2018/01/07 A top Indian aluminium industry executive sees a strong 2018 ahead thanks to less of the metal emanating from the People’s Republic of China, an increased thirst for it in North America and Europe, and a rise in input costs. Chairman and Managing Director of National Aluminium Company (Nalco) and Aluminium Association of India president Dr. Tapan Kumar Chand told domestic media that the world price of the metal, which reached a three-year high of US$2,246 per metric ton last month, could see an development of as much as US$150 per metric ton in the current year.
  • Philippines Firm Marcventures Merges with Pair of Bauxite Mining Entities

    PHILIPPINES, 2018/01/07 The government of the Philippines has approved the merger of Marcventures Holdings Incorporated and the mining firms Brightgreen Resources Holdings Incorporated (BHI) and Asia Pilot Mining Philippines Corporation (APMPC). According to regional media, BHI and APMPC will be folded into Marcventures, making it the surviving entity. APMPC is the parent entity of Alumina Mining Philippines Incorporated (AMPI). AMPI holds mining rights over 16,500 acres in Motiong in San Jose De Buan and Wright on Samar Island in the Philippines’ Eastern Visayas region. APMPC is as well the owner of Bauxite Resources Incorporated (BARI), which holds mining rights over an additional 13,400 acres in Gandara in San Jose de Buan and Wright on Samar Island.
  • Metallica Minerals Obtains Mining Lease from Queensland Government

    AUSTRALIA, 2018/01/07 Brisbane’s Metallica Minerals Limited announced yesterday that it has obtained a mining lease from the Australian national of Queensland. The lease opens the door to mining at the Urquhart Bauxite Project once proper infrastructure is in place. Metallica obtained the mining lease from the Queensland Department of Natural Resources, who placed restrictions upon mining at the site the firm found acceptable, such as the requirement that it limit mining to the area’s dry season. The Urquhart Bauxite Mining Project presently awaits similar approvals for the construction of a haul road linking the site to its port facilities at Hey Point. Once such a road is built, the fully-funded project is ready to break ground at the mine and commence bauxite-harvesting operations.
  • Sources Say Hindalco Offering US$2.5 Billion for Rolled Aluminium Firm Aleris

    CHINA, 2018/01/07 Hindalco Industries Ltd. has tendered an offer to buy Cleveland rolled aluminium firm Aleris International, Inc. for US$2.5 billion according to unnamed sources who spoke to Reuters before this week. According to the unnamed sources, the move is part of Kumar Mangalam Birla’s continuing gambit to grow his world industrial footprint. Per the sources, the offer was a non-binding bid submitted via Hindalco’s United States subsidiary Novelis Inc.