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Analysts Predict Strong Year Ahead For India’s Bauxite Production

Analysts Predict Strong Year Ahead For India’s Bauxite Production

Though pressures from tightening environmental regulation and push-back from certain local tribal entities may work to slow it, analysts expect India’s bauxite sector to continue to grow by leaps and bounds in the months and years ahead. In a report released earlier...


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 […]

India Raises Import Duties on Aluminium by 2.5%

In an effort to save India’s aluminium industry from cheap imports, the government has raised the import duty on aluminium by 2%. Imports, largely from the People’s Republic of China, have taken up half of the domestic market, which is a situation the government seeks to change by raising the tariff on primary aluminium from […]