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Nalco to Increase Aluminium Smelting Capacity to 1.1 MTPA by 2024

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....

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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 […]

Coal Shortages Burning Out India’s Aluminium Producers

Acute coal shortages in India are beginning to take their toll on the country’s aluminium producers, as several of the major aluminium firms are unable to obtain sufficient quantities to keep captive power plants in operation. According to the Aluminium Association of India, the majority of the country’s smelters are facing power shortages, as their […]

Global Aluminium Prices to Continue to Rise: Nalco’s Chand

Nalco’s top official says that waning fundamentals for aluminium manufacturers in the People’s Republic of China and Beijing’s announced plans to curtail further capacity could foster a rise in the metal’s prices at the London Metal Exchange. Nalco Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) Dr. Tapan Kumar Chand addressed shareholders at the company’s annual general meeting […]

Nalco to Look to Renewable Energy for Growing Power Needs

According to the company’s annual report, Indian state-run aluminium firm National Aluminium Company (Nalco) has decided to turn to renewable energy to satisfy its growing power needs. At present, Nalco derives over 100 mW of power from two wind farms, one each at Rajasthan and Maharastra, the result of an investment of ₹6.7 billion (US$104 […]

Indian Federal Government Sets March 2018 Completion Date for Angul Aluminium Park

India’s federal government has requested a hastening of Odisha’s government in construction of the aluminium park at Angul, targeting a completion date of March 2018 for the project. A letter drafted by Secretary of the department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) Ramesh Abhishek to Chief Secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi sought the date, calling into […]