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Draft Regulations For Bauxite Mining In Pahang Cap Monthly Export Total At 600,000 Metric Tons

Draft Regulations For Bauxite Mining In Pahang Cap Monthly Export Total At 600,000 Metric Tons

In a move long anticipated and much awaited by Malaysia’s bauxite miners, the Water, Land and Natural Resources Ministry yesterday released a draft of the standard operating procedures (SOP) it expects to put into place to govern the practice of extracting and...

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State Court Opens Door For Vedanta’s Participation In Nalco’s Alumina Sales

Relief may be on the way for Vedanta’s Jharsuguda unit after the state’s high court ordered National Aluminium Company (Nalco) to permit the firm to participate in a tender for surplus alumina. The suit in question is the latest effort in a campaign by Vedanta to gain access to Nalco’s alumina stream. The private firm […]

Daiki To Build Automotive Aluminium Alloy Plant In South India

A Japanese firm announced plans last week to invest ₹2.5 billion (US$36.1 million) in an aluminium alloy ingot plant to be constructed in South India. Per domestic reporting, Daiki Aluminium Industry Co. Ltd’s subsidiary Daiki Aluminium is planning to build the plant, with a planned nameplate capacity of 84 thousand metric tons per annum, on […]

Violent Protests Claim Two Lives At Vedanta’s Lanjigarh Alumina Refinery

Protests outside a Vedanta alumina refinery in Lanjigarh turned deadly on Monday, as a police officer and a protester were fatally injured in the course of demonstrations at the plant. “Two people have died – one of our Odisha industrial security force personnel and another one from the public,” said senior police officer Gupteswar Bhoi […]

EGA Inks New Shipping Deal With A.P. Moller – Maersk

UAE’s Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC (EGA) announced the signing of a deal with global shipping firm A.P. Moller – Maersk for transport of EGA’s aluminium to customers throughout the world. The new agreement is in the form of a volume commitment extension, though no numbers or other terms of the deal were released by the […]

EGA Smelts Record 2.64 Million Metric Tons Of Aluminium In 2018

UAE’s Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC (EGA) reported financial and operational results earlier this week. Though financial numbers struggled, the firm set production records over the course of the year in addition to making significant progress on projects for future growth and competitiveness. In 2018, EGA reported a net income of AED 1.2 billion (US$325 million) […]