On April 1 2011, Bauxite Resources Ltd and Yankuang Resources formed a Joint Venture partnership known as Bauxite Alumina Joint Ventures Pty Ltd (BAJV). BAJV has two goals - to develop bauxite for export, and to develop an alumina refinery in Western Australia.
BAJV’s Vision - We are a value driven, responsible and innovative bauxite-alumina producer. Our operations provide economic benefits to our partners, customers, communities and employees.
This business strategy focuses on:
To carry out a feasibility study into the potential construction and operation of an alumina refinery with designed output capacity not less than 1.1Mtpa.
Direct Shipping Ore (DSO):
Develop high quality bauxite resources for export to overseas customers
Exploration & Project Development:
BAJV has an extensive tenement package covering approximately 14,000 km2
provided by Bauxite Resources Limited (BRL) as part of their contribution to the Joint Ventures.
In support of the business strategy, BAJV is transitioning from an exploration only organisation to a project development and exploration organisation. With a major resource identified at Felicitas, focus will now be on mine planning and processing studies to further develop the DSO and Refinery concepts. Exploration activity will focus on the identified targets which have the potential for commercial development. This will position BAJV for the Refinery feasibility study.
BAJV embraces its commitments to social and environmental responsibility. The focus is on developing sustainable, long-term business assets that provide opportunities and long-term value for the Western Australian community.
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