Tianjin forces relocation of minerals processing plants

By Yoke Wong
Published: Thursday, 06 July 2017

Continuing the environmental protection policy, Tianjin government is forcing the relocation of a number of bauxite and fused alumina processing plants in the Chinese port city. This is set to further squeeze the already tight supply due to the months of disrupted production.

Many refractory minerals processing plants in Tianjin, China, will be shut as the city government implements plans to eliminate outdated facilities as part of the anti-pollution strategy.

According to "the plan for implementing national land regulation (2016-2030)", highly-polluting projects will be strictly limited. Outdated steel and cement capacities will be...

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