COMPANY

LOCATION

OWNERSHIP

%

CAPACITY

('000 MT)

 

REMARKS

ESTABLISHED

BAUXITE

 

 

 

 

 

New Day Jamaica Bauxite Limited (1)

Discovery Bay

New Day Jamaica Bauxite Limited (formerly Noranda Bauxite Limited) New Day Aluminum LLC - 49% and  Government of Jamaica (Jamaica Bauxite Mining)  - 51%

5,300

Capable of being expanded up to 5.5m tonnes per annum. Major expansion 1988 - capacity moved from 3.8m tonnes to 4.5m tonnes. 2011 Capacity moved from 4.5 to 5.4

1952

 

JBM/Lydford Mines   (2)

 

Lydford,  St. Ann

 

JBM   -   100%

 

0

 

Non-operational since 1984

 

1952

 

 

TOTAL

5,300

 

 

ALUMINA

 

 

 

 

 

Windalco (3)

Ewarton,              St. Catherine

Rusal - 100%

630

(Expansion potential to 1.5mmt)

1959

 

 

   

 

 

Jamalco (4)

Halse Hall, Clarendon

Nobles (General Alumina Jamaica LLC)  -  55%

C.A.P (Govt) -  45%

 

1,450

 

Capable of being expanded to more than 2.5m tonnes p.a.

 

bauxite 1963, alumina 1972

 

Alpart(5)

 

Nain,                St. Elizabeth

 

Jiuquan Iron Steel (Group) Co., Ltd. - 100%

 

1,650

 

Alumina production expected to resume in 2017 (Capable of being expanded to more than 2.0m tonnes p.a.)

 

1969

 

 

TOTAL

3,730

 

 

 

 

(1)     New Day Jamaica Bauxite Ltd (30 November 2016) formerly Noranda Jamaica Bauxite Limited (27 October 2009) and before that St. Ann Jamaica Bauxite Partners (October 2004) and as Kaiser Jamaica Bauxite Company Ltd.

(2)     Formerly Jamaica Reynolds Bauxite Partners, owned by Reynolds and Government of Jamaica, closed June 1984 by Reynolds, now owned by Jamaica Bauxite Mining Limited.

(3)     Formerly JAMALCAN - 93% owned by Alcan which sold out to Glencore Int'l AG June 2001 and then to Rusal in 2008.

(4)     New Joint-Venture with Clarendon Alumina Production Limited (CAP) as of March 1, 1988. Changed ownership Alcoa to nobles 2014/15

(5)     Change in ownership structure ....2016 New Day Aluminum LLC