Boksitogorsk

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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Boksitogorsk

 

a city; administrative center of Boksitogorsk Raion, Leningrad Oblast, RSFSR. It is located on the Piardomlia River (part of the Sias’ River basin), 245 km east of Leningrad. It is joined by a branch line to the Leningrad-Vologda railroad. Population, 22,000 (1967). The city has plants for the processing of alumina and for the artificial demoisturization of peat. The mining of bauxite and peat is carried on nearby.

REFERENCE

Kislovskoi, S. V. Boksitogorsk. Leningrad, 1960.
The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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ended Year ended Change 31 Dec 31 Dec YoY (Kt) Int 2010 2009 2010 2009 (%) - Ireland Aughinish Alumina 100% 476 446 1,850 1,245 49% - Jamaica Alpart 65.0% - - - 148 - Windalco (Ewarton and Kirkvine Works) 93.0% 128- 238 153 56% - Ukraine Nikolaev Alumina Refinery 100% 404 383 1,534 1,495 3% Zaporozhye Alumina Refinery 97.6% - - - 29 - - Italy Eurallumina 100% - - -92 - - Russia Bogoslovsk Alumina Refinery 100% 263 244 990 1,024 (3%) Achinsk Alumina Refinery 100% 250 231 1,000 922 8% Urals Alumina Refinery 100% 188 184 730 717 2% Boxitogorsk Alumina Refinery 100% 35 38 137 131 5% - Guinea Friguia Alumina Refinery 100% 153 156 597 530 13% - Australia (JV) Queensland Alumina Ltd.
Production was cut at relatively high cost alumina facilities, such as Aughinish (Ireland), Zaporozhye Alumina Refinery (Ukraine), Achinsk Alumina Refinery(Russia) and Boxitogorsk Alumina Refinery (Russia).