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Bauxite in Shanxi to Sustain Local Alumina Production for at Least 10 Years, SMM Survey
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Jun 20,2017

SHANGHAI, Jun. 20 (SMM) – It is reported that bauxite in Shanxi will become depleted in 10 years. However, major local alumina producers surveyed by SMM expressed different opinions.

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Based on existing capacity at alumina producers in Shanxi, bauxite in the province could be enough for use at local alumina producers for 30-50 years. When taken into account for possible alumina capacity expansions in the province, local bauxite could guarantee supply for 10 years, those surveyed by SMM expect.  

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