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Indian Government Approves ₹2.67 Billion In New Bauxite Mining Projects For Chhattisgarh

Indian Government Approves ₹2.67 Billion In New Bauxite Mining Projects For Chhattisgarh

Earlier this week the Indian government approved of ₹2.67 billion (US$36.3 million) in new bauxite ore mining projects for the state of Chhattisgarh. On Tuesday, Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh Bhupesh Baghel announced the approval of projects related to the Mineral Resources Department...


Coal India Weighs Bid to Begin Bauxite Mining

An official who spoke to domestic media says that state-run miner Coal India is weighing a proposal for branching out into the mining of bauxite ore (among others) in a bid to diversify the company away from strictly mining coal. “Coal India is planning to get into mining of bauxite, nickel and iron ore. However, […]

Balco to Ramp Up Bauxite Production at Chhattisgarh Mines

India’s Bharat Aluminium Company (Balco) said recently that it intends to increase bauxite ore production in an effort at meeting its raw material shortfalls. Currently Balco is harvesting two million metric tons per annum from its two allotted mines in Chhattisgarh. However this is not sufficient to meet the aluminium production boost at its Korba […]

Nalco Turns In Lower Numbers for First Quarter of FY2017

Although production in the first quarter of the current fiscal year grew by ten percent year-on-year, National Aluminium Company Limited’s (Nalco) bottom line declined by almost one quarter in the same period. The firm reported a net profit between April and June of INR135 crore, down year-on-year from INR174.3 crore. Revenue increased 3.87% year-on-year, to […]

Aluminium Development Council Coming Soon: India’s Mines Minister

India’s Mines Secretary Balvinder Kumar indicated that an Indian Aluminium Development Council was in the works in remarks made at an aluminium seminar yesterday. Speaking at the Aluminium Association of India’s seminar entitled “Aluminium: The Strategic Metal,” Kumar also commended the industry’s major players for coming together to weather the aluminium industry’s recent stormy past. […]

Vedanta to Pursue Bauxite Mines at Government Auction

Indian mining firm Vedanta is again in the minerals auction market – this time they’re bidding for bauxite resources to help shore up supply for their alumina refinery at Lanjigarh. To date, Vedanta has been supplying the refinery with between sixty and seventy percent of its ore requirements from neighboring states and the remainder from […]