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Nalco Senior Execs to Visit Iran Next Month

Nalco Senior Execs to Visit Iran Next Month

India’s state-owned firm National Aluminium Co. Ltd (Nalco) is sending a study group comprised of senior executives to Iran next month. The group is tasked with examining the feasibility of building and operating an aluminium smelter and powering it with a gas-fired...

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Government Tells Nalco to Reconsider Foreign Expansion Plans

India’s Mines Secretary said recently that National Aluminium Company should concentrate upon building more smelters domestically in order to take advantage of cheap and readily available power instead of pursuing overseas expansion projects. “We have asked Nalco to concentrate on making aluminum domestically, rather than exporting alumina,” Mines Secretary Balvinder Kumar said in a recent […]

Nalco to Increase Aluminium Capacity, Consider Ceasing Alumina Exports

State-owned aluminium major National Aluminium Company Ltd (NALCO) has been asked by the Indian Ministry of Mines to substantially increase smelter capacity in order to insure that the metal is used domestically instead of being exported. “I have asked NALCO to prepare a prospective future plan raise capacity to 20 lakh (2,000,000) tonne from the […]

Indian Government Considering Enacting Minimum Import Price on Aluminium

The Indian government is mulling placing a minimum import price upon aluminium in order to slow the surge of cheap aluminium flooding the country’s market. India’s Revenue Department in the Ministry of Finance is considering such action after executives from Vedanta, Nalco, Hindalco and Balco met with Finance Minister Arun Jaitley last week and pitched […]

Nalco Wins Mining Lease at Pottangi Bauxite Mines

India’s National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO), announced today that it has been granted a mining lease for Odisha’s Pottangi Bauxite Mines, which is close in proximity to the firm’s 2.275 million metric ton alumina refinery. The lease, which is issued by Odisha’s Department of Steel & Mines, covers an area of about 4,295 acres for a […]