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Sep 30, 2021 · The Jamaica Bauxite Institute (J.B.I.) was established by the Government of Jamaica in 1975 and is a limited liability company incorporated under the laws of Jamaica in October 1975. The main activities are to:

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Oct 01, 2021 · Jamaica Bauxite Institute Playing Critical Role. In 1953, one year after bauxite mining began in Jamaica, the Government could not convince the companies to increase the royalty from the paltry one shilling to two shillings per long dry ton of bauxite. Robert Newton, the Government’s Financial Secretary wrote in frustration at the time ...

History | Jamaica Bauxite Mining Limited

Jamaica Bauxite Mining Limited (JBM) was incorporated on the 13th day of February, 1975 as “National Mining Company Limited.” The change of name was effected on the 20th of June, 1975. Initially, JBM was a subsidiary of the Jamaica National Investment Company Limited (JNIC), a private Company wholly-owned by the Government of Jamaica, until 1975 when that company was dissolved.

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Sep 30, 2021 · The Government of Jamaica has reinstated the Bauxite Production Levy on Noranda Jamaica Bauxite Partners II coming out of an agreement with Concord Resources Limited. This follows the acquisition of New Day Aluminium (Jamaica) Limited’s 49 per cent of shares in the company by Concord Resources Limited.

Bauxite and Alumina Industries ... - Government of Jamaica

Jan 01, 1997 · An act to make provision for the grant of special concession to producers in Jamaica of bauxite and alumina. Legislation Type: Act. Legal Area: Companies and Associations. Mining. Operational Date: June 12, 1950. Last Amendment:

JAMAICA'S BAUXITE & ALUMINA INDUSTRY

Bauxite Jamaica Bauxite Partners (SAJBP) Discovery Bay, St. Ann SAJBP is the only company in Jamaica that exports the raw bauxite ore, primarily to the Gramercy refinery in Louisiana. It does so from Port Rhoades in Discovery Bay. Century Aluminum Company and Apollo 49% Government of Jamaica 51% 4.7 million tonnes of bauxite per year. West Indies

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Sep 30, 2021 · In 2018, the Government and New Day signed an establishment agreement that averted the closure of the bauxite-mining operations in Discovery Bay, St Ann. The move saved the jobs of 500 bauxite workers and contractors and led to the creation of Noranda Jamaica Bauxite Partners, which is a joint venture between the Government, which owns 51 per ...

Noranda And Jamaican Government Come To Agreement On Back ...

Oct 02, 2021 · Noranda and the Jamaican government reached an agreement this week on bauxite levy payments on exported ore. Transport and Mining minister Robert Montague announced the accord with Noranda’s parent company Concord Resources Holding Limited. The agreement was one of several arising from negotiations between Concord and the Jamaican government, as Concord is a new joint

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Sep 30, 2021 · In July, Minister of Finance and the Public Service Dr Nigel Clarke warned that the Government may have to take legal action to get bauxite/alumina companies to resume paying the bauxite levy, as ...

Jamaican Government Concerned About the Falling Price of ...

Aug 19, 2019 · KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – The Jamaica government says it is holding talks with stakeholders within the vital bauxite industry with the opposition People’s National Party (PNP) expressing concerns at the falling prices on the global market for the commodity.

About Us | Jamaica Bauxite Mining Limited

Jamaica Bauxite Mining Limited (JBM) is a Government-owned Company (a Public body) with a business enterprise mandate. JBM was incorporated on February 13, 1975. The Company holds 51% equity on behalf of the Government of Jamaica in the

Government To Recover Us$2.8 Million Owed To Jamaica ...

May 27, 2021 · The Government has committed to recover the approximately US$2.8 million that is owed to the Jamaica Bauxite Mining Limited for Jamaicans who should benefit from these funds. Minister of Transport and Mining, Hon. Robert Montague, provided details while contributing to the 2021/22 Sectoral Debate in the House of Representatives on Wednesday ...

Bauxite and Alumina Industries ... - Government of Jamaica

Jan 01, 1997 · An act to make provision for the grant of special concession to producers in Jamaica of bauxite and alumina. Legislation Type: Act. Legal Area: Companies and Associations. Mining. Operational Date: June 12, 1950. Last Amendment:

JAMAICA'S BAUXITE & ALUMINA INDUSTRY

Bauxite Jamaica Bauxite Partners (SAJBP) Discovery Bay, St. Ann SAJBP is the only company in Jamaica that exports the raw bauxite ore, primarily to the Gramercy refinery in Louisiana. It does so from Port Rhoades in Discovery Bay. Century Aluminum Company and Apollo 49% Government of Jamaica 51% 4.7 million tonnes of bauxite per year. West Indies

Damning assessment of Jamaica Govt’s handling of bauxite ...

Jan 19, 2021 · (Jamaica Observer) A damning assessment of the Jamaica Bauxite Institute (JBI), in a recent study, has revealed major environmental oversight failures in

Jamaican Government Concerned About the Falling Price of ...

Aug 19, 2019 · KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – The Jamaica government says it is holding talks with stakeholders within the vital bauxite industry with the opposition People’s National Party (PNP) expressing concerns at the falling prices on the global market for the commodity.

Bauxite Dependency: Roots of Crisis | NACLA

BAUXITE AND STATE REVENUES Because the bauxite industry was 100 percent foreign-owned, and generated relatively few jobs locally, the main contribution of the industry to the Jamaican economy was in the form of royalties and taxes paid to the government by the companies. By 1968, the government derived 14 percent of its tax revenues from the ...

Bauxite levy reinstated

Oct 01, 2021 · By largely departing from the bauxite production levy in favour of a profit share regime, the Government of Jamaica was entitled to 17.33 per cent of the earnings before interest, taxes ...

Noranda Bauxite changes ownership ... - jamaica-gleaner

Jul 16, 2021 · “The Government of Jamaica is a valuable partner in Noranda Bauxite operations and would have been duly informed of matters of this nature,” Noranda Jamaica Bauxite said from its Discovery Bay head office. Mining Minister Robert Montague was unavailable to provide any comment from the Jamaican government on the development.

Montague sends warning signals to bauxite/alumina companies

Aug 02, 2021 · THE Government is expected to start serious discussions soon with Concord Resources Holdings Limited, which recently acquired 49 per cent private

Gov't reinstate Bauxite Production Levy on Noranda - ZIP103FM

Sep 30, 2021 · The Government has reinstated the Bauxite Production Levy on Noranda Jamaica Bauxite Partners II coming out of an agreement with Concord Resources Limited. This follows the acquisition of New Day Aluminium (Jamaica) Limited’s 49 per cent of shares in the company by Concord Resources Limited. On September 6, 2018, the Government of Jamaica and New []

Paulwell: Halt waivers on bauxite | Lead Stories | Jamaica ...

Jul 24, 2021 · Paulwell. Phillip Paulwell, the opposition spokesperson on energy, is advising the Government to end its practice of dishing out waivers and concessions on the bauxite levy. The former energy minister made the suggestion in the wake of Concord Resource Limited’s recent acquisition of majority shares in Noranda Jamaica Bauxite, which is partly ...

Economy of Jamaica - Wikipedia

Jamaica's trade relationships expanded substantially from 1938 to 1946, with total imports almost doubling from £6,485,000 to £12,452,000. After 1962, the Jamaican government pushed for economic growth and all sectors excluding bauxite/alumina, energy, and

Does Noranda tax regime need rethink? - Jamaica Gleaner

Apr 27, 2021 · Four years ago, when the Holness administration approved American investment company DADA Holdings’ acquisition of the bankrupt Noranda Aluminum’s 49 per cent interest in a bauxite mining partnership with the Government, Jamaica agreed to change the arrangement under which DADA compensated the island for exploiting this finite mineral resource.

Bauxite and the Environment: Much Progress Mined – Jamaica ...

Mar 03, 2005 · The Jamaica Bauxite Institute (JBI), a Government agency, is charged with overseeing the development of the industry and as such, standards fall under its purview. In 1990 the JBI established an Environmental Technical Committee comprising members from the bauxite/alumina companies and the government agencies responsible for environmental ...

Jamaican Government Promises Increase In Return Of Bauxite ...

May 31, 2021 · The Jamaican government said last week it will take steps to hasten the retitling of land previously used for bauxite mining activities to those who were relocated from the land. On Wednesday, Jamaica’s Minister of Transport and Mining Robert Montague said that it would utilize the Bauxite and Alumina Industries (Special Provisions) Act to speed []

Jamaican Government Searching for Bauxite Mining Land to ...

Dec 28, 2017 · Per the agreement Noranda has with the Jamaican government, the firm pays the greater amount of US$1.50 per metric ton of bauxite mined or a predetermined share of the company’s overall profits. Anthony Laura / Jamaica / Jamaica bauxite / Jamaica Noranda / Noranda / Noranda Jamaica Bauxite Partners / Trelawny Parish

Jamaica’s environment and community groups to legally ...

Nov 24, 2020 · Jamaica’s environment and community groups to legally challenge the government’s bauxite mining permission Tuesday, November 24th, 2020 According to a recent report, environment and community groups in Jamaica are planning to challenge the government’s bauxite mining permission in Puerto Bueno area in the courts backed by the Office of ...

IGF Mining Policy Framework Assessment: Jamaica

expansion of bauxite mining. • Through the Jamaica Bauxite Institute, the government can focus considerable attention on the island’s primary exploited ore and keep current developments for bauxite mining aligned. • There is a strong need to update the country’s geological database of known and predicted metalliferous and non-

Jamalco

In 1988, the Government of Jamaica acquired a 50 percent share in the operations. The resulting joint venture was named Jamalco, with Alcoa as the managing partner. Following the 2007 expansion, Jamalco’s ownership structure changed with Alcoa owning 55

Jamaica - Industry

The departure of foreign companies encouraged the government to buy into the bauxite industry, and by 1986 the government-run Clarendon Aluminum Plant was the most successful producer on the island. Jamaica's bauxite reserves are large, exceeding 1.5 billion tons.

Government Committed To Environmental Protection: Jamaica ...

Sep 30, 2019 · Jamaican Prime Minister Andrew Holness challenged notions put forth by expatriates in recent days regarding bauxite mining and the government’s commitment to environmental protection.. Holness spoke to a New York radio program on Thursday in a break from his attendance at a United Nations environmental summit, telling the interviewer that Jamaica continues to be a state governed

Montague sends warning signals to bauxite/alumina companies

Aug 02, 2021 · THE Government is expected to start serious discussions soon with Concord Resources Holdings Limited, which recently acquired 49 per cent private

Jamaica - Role of Government in the Economy

Although the JLP government sought similar policies of divestment in oil refining and bauxite mining, the abrupt decisions of large foreign companies to leave Jamaica limited Seaga's flexibility. For example, when the Exxon Corporation decided to sell its Jamaican refinery, the Seaga government felt obliged to buy it so the country could refine ...

The Bauxite-Alumina Industry has been a powerful actor on ...

(f) Revere Alumina Jamaica Ltd., ? a subsidiary of Revere Copper and Brass Inc., mined and processed bauxite to alumina in Maggotty, St. Elizabeth between 1971 and 1974, but ceased operations after the historic imposition of a levy by the Government of Jamaica in 1974. CHARACTERISTIC ACTIVITIES OF THE COMPANIES

What We Do | Jamaica Bauxite Mining Limited

The Jamaica Bauxite Mining Limited (JBM) is a registered limited liability company, established to act as the representative for the Government of Jamaica (GOJ) in partnerships established with multi-national entities operating in the bauxite and alumina industries. It was incorporated on 13 February 1975 and operates as a Public Body.

Gov't reinstate Bauxite Production Levy on Noranda - ZIP103FM

Sep 30, 2021 · The Government has reinstated the Bauxite Production Levy on Noranda Jamaica Bauxite Partners II coming out of an agreement with Concord Resources Limited. This follows the acquisition of New Day Aluminium (Jamaica) Limited’s 49 per cent of shares in the company by Concord Resources Limited. On September 6, 2018, the Government of Jamaica and New []

Incentives - Do Business Jamaica

Mar 20, 2020 · The Jamaican Government leverages a suite of incentives to provide attractive fiscal benefits to our investors. ... Tax Relief for Bauxite and Alumina Industries. Recognized bauxite & alumina producers can benefit from: Import duty concessions on lubricating oils, grease and other related chemicals, except petrol. ...

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