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Vedanta Files Suit Against Nalco To Tap Into Exported Alumina Stream

Vedanta Files Suit Against Nalco To Tap Into Exported Alumina Stream

Staring the prospect of a winnowing feedstock supply square in the eye, India metals miner Vedanta has turned to the courts to compel state-owned National Aluminium Company (Nalco) to sell to them a portion of the alumina they currently send overseas. In...

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Nalco Eyeing Merchant Mining Of Overseas Bauxite, Diversification Into Cobalt And Lithium

India’s National Aluminium Company (Nalco) will soon be branching out into merchant mining as part of its broader diversification strategy, as well as possibly obtaining cobalt and lithium assets overseas. In an interview with domestic media, Nalco’s chairman and managing director Dr. T.K. Chand said that breaking into the sector would be a relatively straightforward […]

Utkal Coal to Slash 25% from Nalco’s Aluminium Production Costs

Indian state-owned smelter National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO) expects to beef up its bottom line in an already high-water year thanks to the imminent opening of its captive coal block in Utkal. According to coverage in domestic media, Nalco’s access to the coal reserves is now free of red tape, and the firm expects to […]

Nalco Sets Company Records in Bauxite, Alumina Production in FY2016-17

India’s state-run aluminium smelter National Aluminium Company Limited (Nalco) announced in a report last week that it turned out a record production of 6.825 million metric tons of bauxite in the 2016-2017 fiscal year, up from the prior year’s haul by 7.65 percent. According to the report, the record high was achieved thanks to peak […]

Nalco Mulling Second Caustic Soda Plant in Gambit to Drop Aluminium Production Costs

India’s state-owned metals firm National Aluminium Company Limited is weighing the merits of opening a second caustic soda plant in an effort at reining in ever-increasing overhead costs. Nalco’s Chairman and Managing Director Dr. Tapan Kumar Chand revealed the same to domestic media, saying the second plant will likely be constructed in the coastal town […]