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Metro Mining starts bauxite production at Queensland asset

By Davide Ghilotti
Published: Monday, 16 April 2018

The Australian company has a number of supply agreements in place with China-based alumina and aluminium producers, which have been affected by disruptions of their local bauxite supplies during rounds of government inspections and closures last year.

Queensland-based Metro Mining started bauxite mining operations at its Bauxite Hills site on April 13, with a first shipment of 60,000 tonnes earmarked for a Chinese buyer, the company announced on Monday April 16.

The Australian miner has brought the Bauxite Hills asset online to join its existing operation...

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