National Aluminium Company Limited

Nalco Mulling Move Into Guinea’s Bauxite Trade

Nalco Mulling Move Into Guinea’s Bauxite Trade

Reporting from domestic media indicates that India’s National Aluminium Company Limited (Nalco) is investigating the possibility of gaining a foothold in the significant bauxite ore assets in the West African country of Guinea. Chairman and managing director Tapan Kumar Chand told an...

Nalco to Increase Aluminium Smelting Capacity to 1.1 MTPA by 2024

Already in the midst of debuting several new projects, India’s state-run smelter National Aluminium Company (Nalco) announced its intentions to boost aluminium production capacity to 1.1 million metric tons per annum and alumina refining capacity to 3.27 million metric tons by 2024. Nalco made the announcement in its Corporate Plan, which seeks to improve the […]

Nalco Planning High-End Aluminium Alloys Plant in Odisha

A busy month for India’s state-run metals firm National Aluminium Company (Nalco) continued yesterday when domestic media reported on the firm’s plans to open a high-end aluminium alloys plant. Per the reportage, Nalco expects to incorporate technology developed by overseas parties in the plant, which the company will use to produce alloys for applications including […]

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 […]

India’s Nalco Kicks Off First of Several New Projects on Friday

India’s state-owned metals firm National Aluminium Company Limited is planning to kick off a full slate of projects in the new year, including three projects totaling ₹660 crore (US$104 million) tomorrow. Per domestic media, Union Minister for Mines Narendra Singh Tomar and Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan will be cutting the ribbon on the South […]

Aluminium Poised for Greater Gains in 2018: Nalco’s Chand

A top Indian aluminium industry executive sees a strong 2018 ahead thanks to less of the metal emanating from the People’s Republic of China, an increased thirst for it in North America and Europe, and a rise in input costs. Chairman and Managing Director of National Aluminium Company (Nalco) and Aluminium Association of India president […]