Bauxite calcination plants in Shanxi shut on government orders

By Davide Ghilotti
Published: Friday, 20 April 2018

Industrial Minerals understands no calcined bauxite operation in the Chinese province is being allowed to run, and the disruption may last for up to two months.

Bauxite calcination plants in Shanxi have been stopped this week following an unannounced governmental order to halt all operations, while market prices for refractory grade bauxite remain stable.

Industrial Minerals understands that bauxite processing plants in China’s Shanxi province – the single largest producer of the refractory grade mineral, which...

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