Pollution forces massive alumina, bauxite shutdowns in Shanxi, Henan
Published: Friday, 09 December 2016
Some provincial governments in China have taken extreme measures to combat heightening air pollution levels in the region by enforcing additional production shut downs in Henan and Shanxi. Although many buyers have yet to be hit by this latest output disruption, many are expecting price hikes in refractory minerals due to the supply shortage.
Many fused-alumina and bauxite producers in Shanxi and Henan
provinces in China have been forced to shut down by local
government this week amid worsening pollution levels in the
This wide-scale crack down on polluting plants comes after
the ministry of environmental protection (MEP) urged local
authorities in six...