India aluminium production

Indian Aluminium Makers Hurt by Pangs Of Rising Coal Costs

Indian Aluminium Makers Hurt by Pangs Of Rising Coal Costs

A consistent spike in coal costs has roiled India’s aluminium producers. If a spate of imports of fake semis and a clutch of value added products weren’t enough, smelters are unnerved by spiralling coal prices. Their worries are justified by the contribution...

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Aluminium Association of India Lobbies Government For Relief From Coal Rationing

Calls for relief from India’s aluminium producers from coal supply quotas intensified over the weekend, as the country’s main aluminium trade group vocalized concerns regarding the government’s choice in supplying free-standing power plants instead of power facilities dedicated to powering the country’s aluminium smelters. The Aluminium Association of India published a letter to the Indian […]

Nalco to Increase Aluminium Smelting Capacity to 1.1 MTPA by 2024

Already in the midst of debuting several new projects, India’s state-run smelter National Aluminium Company (Nalco) announced its intentions to boost aluminium production capacity to 1.1 million metric tons per annum and alumina refining capacity to 3.27 million metric tons by 2024. Nalco made the announcement in its Corporate Plan, which seeks to improve the […]

Steep Coal Costs Blunt Indian Aluminium Makers’ Edge

Indian aluminium producers’ hope to harvest gains from resilient LME (London Metal Exchange) prices and smelter capacity shutdowns in China have been countered by glaring coal shortages and steeper domestic costs. LME prices of aluminium have been on a roll, reaching multi-year highs of around $2100 per tonne. An industry outlook report by ratings agency […]

Vedanta Resources Posted Record Aluminium Production Total Last Quarter

London-based Indian metals and mining firm Vedanta Resources plc released production totals for the second quarter and first half of FY 2018 on Tuesday, posting record production totals across several segments including that of aluminium. The firm produced a company-record total of 401 thousand metric tons in the quarter ending September 30, a 36-percent rise […]

India Projected to Mine 49.4 Million Metric Tons of Bauxite in 2021

India’s bauxite production is expected to more than double by 2021 to almost fifty million metric tons according to a recently-released report from London’s BMI Research. According to the report, India’s production totaled 22.08 million metric tons last year, and production this year is expected to jump by eighteen percent, totaling 26.1 million metric tons. […]