Bauxite Mines Encyclopedia

F tuler, rcotttaggart, in encyclopedia of materials science and technology, 2001lumina refineries are now sited close to bauxite mines, to minimize transportation costs in the past they were built close to the aluminum smelters to avoid the risk of nationalization and levieso tonnes of bauxite yields one tonne of aluminaodern refineries have an annual capacity of 800 kt at a.