Lanjigarh

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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Violent Protests Claim Two Lives At Vedanta’s Lanjigarh Alumina Refinery

Protests outside a Vedanta alumina refinery in Lanjigarh turned deadly on Monday, as a police officer and a protester were fatally injured in the course of demonstrations at the plant. “Two people have died – one of our Odisha industrial security force personnel and another one from the public,” said senior police officer Gupteswar Bhoi […]

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 this week by Fitch Ratings Inc.’s analyst branch Fitch Solutions Macro Research, the […]

Vedanta Ltd. To Invest Up To US$300 Million On Lanjigarh Alumina Refinery Ramp Up

In preparation of the ramp-up of its Lanjigarh alumina refinery, Indian metals titan Vedanta Ltd plans between US$250 million and US$300 million of capital expenditures in the next fiscal year. Per domestic reporting, the firm intends to recover the capex spent next fiscal year, which begins on April 1, over the course of the following […]

Vedanta’s Lanjigarh Alumina Refinery Receives First Bauxite Shipment From Kodingamali

Indian aluminium producer Vedanta Ltd. has received the long-awaited stream of bauxite ore from Odisha Mining Corporation (OMC), paving the way for its plans to complete its expansion of its alumina refinery at Lanjigarh. According to domestic media, Vedanta received the maiden bauxite shipment from OMC earlier this week. Vedanta Limited’s External affairs (Head) Sanjeev […]