bauxite : Definition, Usages, News and More

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bawk sahyt

  • n  a clay-like mineral; the chief ore of aluminum; composed of aluminum oxides and aluminum hydroxides; used as an abrasive and catalyst

  • Her last posting was in May, where she discussed the controversial bauxite mining plan that was being debated by the National Assembly.
  • Bauxite is a key ingredient in aluminum, which China needs to fuel its construction industry.
  • Hixson thinks his process can produce alumina from rich clays and low-grade bauxite for about $31 per ton.
News & Articles

  • Guinea's June 30 poll date no longer possible: elections body
    CONAKRY (Reuters) - A repeatedly delayed parliamentary election meant to seal Guinea's transition to civilian rule will have to be postponed again after the government and opposition failed to agree on how to run the vote, a spokesman for the elections commission said. The election in the West African nation, the world's biggest exporter of the aluminum ore bauxite, had been scheduled for June ...
    June 17, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
  • State sports briefs
    HIGH SCHOOL Bauxite’s Quinn to receive top award Bauxite athletic director Doug Quinn will receive the 2013 State Award of Merit by the Arkansas High School Athletic Administrators Association on Thursday at the state conference for athletic administrators in Conway.
    June 16, 2013 - Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

  • Anna Bligh in BusinessWeek
    What we will not do is walk away from the requirement that whoever exploits that bauxite will be required to do secondary processing at another facility,Bligh said according to a transcript from state parliament.
  • Anil Agarwal in Independent
    Maoists are militants. They are looters. They have occupied mineral-rich area of India. If one observes India's map carefully, they are present in areas which are rich in iron, bauxite, etc. It is a conspiracy. Who are behind these people? It needs... Raman Singh Oneindia May 20, 2010 8619 12249 bauxite The company has already built what Mr Agarwal called a Rolls-Royce quality bauxite refinery" at the foot of the hills, destroying several tribal villages in the process, in anticipation of the arrival of the three million tons of bauxite the...

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