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Expected Tepid Response Delays Odisha’s Auction Of Bauxite Blocks

Expected Tepid Response Delays Odisha’s Auction Of Bauxite Blocks

Despite residing above over half the country’s total known bauxite reserves, the Odisha government has yet to place a single block up for online auction to date. According to experts, state officials have thus far backed away from auctioning the blocks over...

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Indian Oil Corp Plans Project To Develop And Market Alumina-Based Batteries

Indian Oil Corporation (IOCL) announced plans earlier this week to develop and research an alumina-based battery in an effort at reducing India’s dependency upon the People’s Republic of China for lithium supplies. IOCL execs told local media it has entered into a partnership with an unnamed overseas firm to begin the process. The firm is […]

India Aluminium Producers Working On Scrap Standards To Stem Rising Tide Of Imports

India’s aluminium producers are teaming up with planning think-tank Niti Aayog and the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) to retool the country’s standards for scrap aluminium usage in order to contain the rising tide of imported scrap aluminium and what stakeholders consider to be odd usages of it. Prompted by trade tensions between the governments […]

India’s Automotive Component Manufacturers Going All-In On Aluminium Forging

In a bid to position themselves to take advantage of the ever-tightening emission regulations and the rise of electric vehicles, several of India’s top automotive component manufacturing firms are investing in in-house aluminium forging. Several industry leaders and experts went on record in a report published by domestic media late last week regarding their increasing […]