Noranda Bauxite is a partnership between the Government of Jamaica and New Day Aluminum. Located on the North Coast of Jamaica in Discovery Bay, St. Ann, Noranda Bauxite mines, dries and ships bauxite for metallurgical and non-metallurgical applications. Its primary customer is Noranda Alumina in Gramercy, LA. It also ships bauxite to various third-party customers on a global basis.
We are the exclusive exporter of bauxite from Jamaica with the capacity to mine and ship more than 5 million dry metric tons of Jamaican buaxite per year. Jamaica is among the top six countries in the world in terms of bauxite reserves and our facility has been mining bauxite continuously for approximately 60 years. Jamaican bauxite is a high quality, low silica bauxite well suited for the global alumina and cement industries.