Better first quarter bauxite production in 2012
- but shipping prices rise
The Guyana Geology and Mines Commission (GGMC) has reported what it says was “a significant improvement of 121.8 per cent in overall bauxite production during the first quarter of this year” compared with the corresponding period last year.
According to the commission’s 2012 Mining Supplement, bauxite production during the January – March 2012 period reached 592,863 tonnes valued at $8.2 billion. The commission says that figure represents a 121.8 per cent increase over the first quarter of 2011, adding that dried products, cement, …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.