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Rio Tinto sells, China expands African bauxite holdings

By / October 13, 2009

According to, Rio Tinto is selling its 80 percent stake in Ghana’s only bauxite mine to Chinese minerals group Bosai, the company said on Monday. CTT has been reporting on alleged price gouging and monopolization of bauxite by Bosai. Price constraints on certain grades of bauxite have created difficult conditions, particularly for U.S. refractory…

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Resco continues fight against alleged bauxite price gouging

By / July 23, 2009

Last August, the ACerS Bulletin published a story on the rising costs and unavailability of bauxite. Bauxite, the major source for the production of aluminum, is in high demand in developing countries, and China has staked its claim on the market. Industrial Minerals reported that U.S. refractories producer Resco Products has refiled an amended proposed…

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