Lanjigarh

Vedanta Plans Capacity Increase To 1.8 Million MTPA At Lanjigarh Alumina Refinery In Coming Fiscal Year

Vedanta Plans Capacity Increase To 1.8 Million MTPA At Lanjigarh Alumina Refinery In Coming Fiscal Year

Indian aluminium producer Vedanta said last week it expects to ramp up production at its Lanjigarh alumina refinery by 300 thousand metric tons per annum in the coming fiscal year. The firm said it plans to ramp up the site’s existing capacity...

Nalco Appeals Order To Allow Vedanta To Purchase Alumina To India’s Supreme Court

India’s state-run aluminium producer National Aluminium Company Limited (Nalco) has appealed an order by the Odisha High Court ordering it to allow privately-held metals firm Vedanta Ltd. from attempting to purchase surplus aluminium from it. Nalco formally registered its appeal to the Supreme Court late last week, asking the judicial body to require London-based Vedanta […]

Vedanta Produced 1.95 Million Metric Tons Of Primary Aluminium In FY ‘19

With an aluminium output of 1.95 million metric tons in the previous fiscal year, Vedanta Ltd. moved into the pole position for aluminium production among India’s smelters, bumping previous leader Hindalco out of the prime spot. Vedanta’s overall production grew by 17 percent on the year, besting its previous total of 1.67 million metric tons. […]

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 […]