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Titagarh Firema Becomes First Indian Aluminium-Bodied Train Coach Manufacturer

Titagarh Firema Becomes First Indian Aluminium-Bodied Train Coach Manufacturer

The first Indian firm has jumped into the aluminium-bodied train coaches with the entrance last week of Kolkata’s Titagarh Firema into the arena. According to local media, Titagarh Firema will supply aluminium-bodied coaches to Pune Metro for use in its rail-based transit...

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EGA’s Al Taweelah Alumina Refinery Reaches Full Production Of 2 MTPA

Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC (EGA) announced last week the full ramp-up of its alumina refinery at Al Taweelah to 2 million metric tons per annum in June, marking a significant milestone for the region’s largest alumina refining operation. The firm noted that full ramp-up was achieved after only fourteen months of production, which it notes […]

Iranian Aluminium Production Up By 63 Percent From Last Spring

Iranian aluminium producers teamed up to produce over 101 thousand metric tons of primary aluminium in the three months ending on June 20, good for an increase of almost two-thirds on the year. For the last month of the quarter Iran’s output of aluminium came to 36,025 metric tons, up by 73 percent on the […]

Hindalco To Increase Exports Of Aluminium To Offset Drop In Domestic Demand

Indian aluminium smelter Hindalco said last week it plans to increase overseas sales of its output in the coming year to almost two-thirds, raising it from last year’s half-and-half split between domestic and foreign sales. According to statements made by managing director Satish Pai, the move is the result of a significant downturn in domestic […]

India Steel Minister Pushes For Quick Completion Of Angul Aluminium Park

India’s steel minister Dharmedra Pradhan went on record Saturday in full support of a speedy completion to Angul Aluminium Park after a meeting between the project’s partners National Aluminium Company (NALCO) and the Odisha Industrial Infrastructure Development Corporation. Also present was chairman-cum-managing director of Nalco Sridhar Patra, and IDCO CMD Sanjay Singh, among others. “The […]