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Bureau of Mines / Minerals yearbook metals, minerals, and fuels 1972
Year 1972, Volume 1 (1972)

Kurtz, Horace F.
Bauxite,   pp. 189-204 PDF (1.6 MB)


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420,000 tons; U.S.S.R., 450,000 tons; Great 
Britain, 100,000 tons; United States, 75,000 
tons; Japan, 20,000 tons; Czechoslovakia, 
20,000 tons; Sweden, 70,000 tons; Spain, 
60,000 tons. 
 Guinea.—Bauxite and alumina were produced by Compagnie International
pour la Production de l'Alumine (FRIA), an in- 
ternational consortium in which Olin Corp. is the largest shareholder. 
Guinea Bauxite Co. (CBG) continued 
construction of mining and ore preparation facilities and infrastructure
for the Boké bauxite project. CBG is owned by the Government of Guinea
(49%) and Halco Mining, Inc. (51%), a consortium consist- 
Table 19.—World producers of alumitia 
(Thousand short tons) 
 Capacity,Country, company, and plant location yearend Ownership 
1972 
NORTH AMERICA 
Canada: Aluminum Company of Canada, Ltd., Arvida 
United States (see table 6) 
Jamaica: 
Alcan Jamaica Ltd.: 
    Ewarton  613 
    Kirkvine  613 
 Alumina Partners of Jamiaca, Ltd., Nain, St. 
  Elizabeth 1,300 Reynolds Metals Co. 36.8%, Anaconda Alum 
         inum Co. 36.8%, Kaiser Aluminum & 
         Chemical Corp. 26.4%. 
220 Revere Copper & Brass Inc. 100%. 
 551 Self 100%. 
Total North America 12,444 
SOUTH AMERICA 
Cia. Mineira de Alummnio, Poços de Caldas, 
 Minas Gerais 55 Aluminum Co. of America 50%, Hanna Mining 
Co. 23.5%, Brazilian interests 26.5%. 
Guyana: Guyana Bauxite Co., MacKenzie 385 Government 100%. 
Surmnam: Surinam Aluminum Co., Paranam - - 1,323 Aluminum Co. of America
100%. 
 Total South America 1,939 
420 
375 
231 
529 
625 Government 100%. 
  Tube Investments, Ltd. 52%, Reynolds MetalsCo. 48%.200 
MINERALS YEARBOOK, 1972 
Revere Jamaica Alumina, Ltd., Maggotty - Aluminum Co. of America (Alcoa),
Woodside 
Brazil: 
Alumlnio Minas Gerais, S.A., Saramenha, Minas Gerais                    
Cia. Brasileira de Aluminio, S.A., Sorocaba, Sfto Paulo 
EUROPE 
Czechoslovakia: Ziar, Banskobystricky 
France: 
Pdchiney Ugine Kuhlmann Group: 
Gardanne                      
Salindres                       
 La Barasse                    Gerjnany,. East: V.E.B., Lautawerke Germany,
West: 
Gebrueder Giulini G.m.b.H., Ludwigshafen Martinswerke G.m.b.H. für Chemische
und Metallurgische Produktion, Bergheim/ErfL 
Vereinigte Aluminium-Werke A.G.: 
 Lippenwerke, Lonen 
 Nabrewerke, Schwandorf 
Greece: Aluminium de Grèce S.A., Distomon - 
Hungary: 
Almasfuzito                           
Ajka                                 
Magyarovar                           
Italy: 
Montecatini-Edison S.p.A., Porto Marghera Eurallumina S.p.A., Sardinia 
Romania: Romanian Aluminium, Oradea United Kingdom: 
The British Aluminium Co., Ltd.: 
 Burntisland                     
 Newport                       
1,387 Alcan Aluminium Ltd. 100%. 
7,760 
Alcan Aluminium Ltd. 100%. 
66 Alcan Aluminium Ltd. 100%. 
110 Industria Votorantim, Ltd., 80%, Government 20%. 
110 Government 100%. 
Self 100%. 
720 
290 
330 
70 Government 100%. 
143 Self 100%. 
Swiss Aluminium Ltd. (Alusuisse) 99.2%. Government 100%. 
Pdchiney Ugine Kuhlmann group 90%, Government 10%. 
 231 Self 89%, Government 11%. 
 661 Alsar S.p.A. 41.67%, Comalco 20%, Metall 
   gesellschaft A.G. 17.5%, Montecatini-Edison 
   S.p.A. 20.83%. 
 231 Government 100%. 
110 
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