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Sydney, Oct 27, 2011 AEST (ABN Newswire) - Australian Bauxite Limited (ASX:ABZ) says today Mr Levy will be presenting at the Mining 2011 Resources Convention at 5:10 pm today.

The Convention is at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre.

Australian Bauxite is also exhibiting at the convention and is located at Stand 51.

Shareholders and the public are welcome to attend the exhibition and presentation.

Chinese Bauxite Statistics

The Chinese bauxite import statistics for the month of September 2011 show another record month with imported tonnage of bauxite being 37% more than last year at 4.48 million tonnes for the month. View figures here: http://media.abnnewswire.net/media/en/docs/70279-ABZ.pdf

The price of Australian bauxite imported into China has risen 19% to US$57.23/tonne.

Commenting on the market trends, ABx CEO, Ian Levy said;" The upward trend in prices and tonnages has been a bit above expectations but not surprising when one looks at the industry transformation that has occurred in China and India since 2003. Most pleasing is the fact that Australian Bauxite's discoveries are achieving price premiums exceeding 25%."

Market Assessment

This week, market assessment activities for products from Australian Bauxite's Goulburn Project have commenced as part of the Pre-Feasibility Study. These involve discussions with some of the world's largest importers of bauxite.

Broker Research Report

State One Stockbroking Limited has completed a comprehensive research report on the Company.

The report is available through contacting State One Stockbroking on +61-8-9288-3388. It is also posted on the ABx website on the Investors Broker Coverage page.

About Australian Bauxite Limited

Australian Bauxite Ltd ASX:ABXAustralian Bauxite Limited (ABx) (ASX:ABX) has started its first bauxite mine in Tasmania and holds the core of the Eastern Australian Bauxite Province. ABx’s 37 bauxite tenements in Queensland, New South Wales & Tasmania exceed 5,000 km2 and were rigorously selected for (1) good quality bauxite; (2) near infrastructure connected to export ports; & (3) free of socio-environmental constraints. All tenements are 100% owned, unencumbered & free of third-party royalties.

ABx’s discovery rate is increasing as knowledge, technology & expertise grows.

The Company’s bauxite is high quality gibbsite trihydrate (THA) bauxite & can be processed into alumina at low temperature.

ABx has declared large Mineral Resources at Inverell & Guyra in northern NSW, Taralga in southern NSW, Binjour in central QLD & in Tasmania confirming that ABx has discovered significant bauxite deposits including some of outstandingly high quality.

In Tasmania, at Bald Hill, the Company’s first bauxite mine commenced operations on schedule on 9 December 2014 – the first new Australian bauxite mine for more than 35 years.

ABx aspires to identify large bauxite resources in the Eastern Australian Bauxite Province, which is emerging as a globally significant bauxite province. ABx has created significant bauxite developments in 3 states - Queensland, New South Wales and Tasmania. Its bauxite deposits are favourably located for direct shipping of bauxite to both local and export customers.

ABx endorses best practices on agricultural land, strives to leave land and environment better than we find it. We only operate where welcomed.


Contact

Henry Kinstlinger
Investor Relations
Australian Bauxite Limited
Telephone: +61-2-9251-7177



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