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Jamaica - Wikipedia

Jamaica (/ dʒ ə ˈ m eɪ k ə / ) is an island country situated in the Caribbean Sea. Spanning 10,990 square kilometres (4,240 sq mi) in area, it is the third-largest island of the Greater Antilles and the Caribbean (after Cuba and Hispaniola).

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Jamaica Bauxite Institute - Links

An aluminium company, registered in the United states of America and the owner of Noranda Bauxite Limited in Jamaica since September 2009. The Water Resources Authority (WRA) is responsible for the management, protection, and controlled allocation and use of Jamaica's water resources.

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Good news for Jamaica's bauxite/alumina sector

That people in south-east St Elizabeth are joyful at news of the resumption of bauxite... Mobile Site ... Good news for Jamaica's bauxite/alumina sector ... of environmental standards in Jamaica's ...

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Kirkvine, Ewarton & Mt Rosser bauxite residue landfills

Kirkvine, Ewarton & Mt Rosser bauxite residue landfills Jamaica The journey When Rio Tinto Alcan's (RTA's) alumina refineries and mining operations in Jamaica were sold to the Glencore group in 2001, a number of bauxite residue landfill sites associated with the plants were retained with the understanding that RTA would safely

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Five Reasons to Protect Cockpit Country - Jamaicans

Cockpit Country is a rugged, forested area of west-central Jamaica, rich in plants, animals, water and history. It is home to about 70,000 people, including the Leeward Maroons of Jamaica. The wet limestone forest of Cockpit Country is Jamaica's largest remaining natural forest and a refuge for rare native species. Plans to mine for bauxite [.]

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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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Jamaica on Film: Movie Locations in Jamaica

Jamaica has long been a sought-after location for filmmakers and producers from around the world because of its unique and captivating environment, friendly local people and exotic settings. Every year, about 150 films are shot in the West Indies, and organizations like JAMPRO work to help film ...

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Jamalco

Jamalco's bauxite mines are located in South Manchester on the Mount Oliphant plateau and in Harmons Valley. The railhead from which bauxite is trammed to the refinery is located at St. Jago in Clarendon. The refinery is locate at Halse Hall in Clarendon and the port from which alumina is shipped is located at Rocky Point also in Clarendon.

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Alpart - Rusal

Alpart is a modern, vertically-integrated production complex that includes bauxite mines and an alumina refinery. Launched in 1969 ; owned by RUSAL

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Alcoa's Jamaican bauxite operations - YouTube

Sep 27, 2013 · High above the plateau at Jamaica's Mount Oliphant is a technology that would traditionally be more at home in ski resort than at a bauxite mine in the Carib...

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Jamaica's Golden Future of Bauxite | Black Agenda Report

by John MaxwellCorporate exploitation of Jamaica's bauxite, an essential component of aluminum, has ravaged a tropical paradise. In addition to mangling the landscape and silting the once-pristine rivers, bauxite mining has degraded the social order. "Bauxite owned 19% – one in every five acres – of Jamaica's farmland, some of the best, removing it from economic production and driving ...

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Bauxite and the Environment: Much Progress Mined - Jamaica ...

The Jamaica Bauxite Institute (JBI), a Government agency, is charged with overseeing the development of the industry and as such, standards fall under its purview. In 1990 the JBI established an Environmental Technical Committee comprising members from the bauxite/alumina companies and the government agencies responsible for environmental ...

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Alpart - Rusal

Alpart is a modern, vertically-integrated production complex that includes bauxite mines and an alumina refinery. Launched in 1969 ; owned by RUSAL

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What parishes in Jamaica is associated with bauxite mining?

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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Jamaica — The World Factbook - Welcome to the CIA Web Site

The Jamaican economy is heavily dependent on services, which accounts for more than 70% of GDP. The country derives most of its foreign exchange from tourism, remittances, and bauxite/alumina. Earnings from remittances and tourism each account for 14% and 20% of GDP, while bauxite/alumina exports have declined to less than 5% of GDP.

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Noranda Bauxite and Alumina

Noranda Alumina and Noranda Bauxite are, respectively, the U.S. based alumina refining and Jamaican bauxite mining assets that were acquired in late 2016 by the partners of DADA Holdings, an investment and management company based in Fort Lauderdale, FL.

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Jamalco

Jamalco is a joint venture between Noble Group and Clarendon Alumina Production (CAP) with a focus on bauxite mining and alumina production. Responsibility. We are committed to leading practices on environmental performance and energy efficiency, as well as the highest standards of safety, while growing returns for our shareowners, employees ...

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Noranda Bauxite and Alumina

Noranda Alumina and Noranda Bauxite are, respectively, the U.S. based alumina refining and Jamaican bauxite mining assets that were acquired in late 2016 by the partners of DADA Holdings, an investment and management company based in Fort Lauderdale, FL.

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Sector Profile | JAMPRO

According to the Jamaica Bauxite Institute (JBI), the first shipment of bauxite left Jamaica in 1952, and by 1957 the country became the leading bauxite producer in the world. The local Mining and Quarrying sector is mainly driven by bauxite and alumina, which generate the most revenue for the sector.

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Jamaica on Film: Movie Locations in Jamaica

Jamaica has long been a sought-after location for filmmakers and producers from around the world because of its unique and captivating environment, friendly local people and exotic settings. Every year, about 150 films are shot in the West Indies, and organizations like JAMPRO work to help film ...

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