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India’s Aluminium Firms Register Protest Against Odisha’s Massive Hike in Power Duty

India’s Aluminium Firms Register Protest Against Odisha’s Massive Hike in Power Duty

Indian aluminium giants National Aluminium Company Limited (Nalco), Vedanta Resources plc, and Hindalco Industries Ltd. have joined in a petition to the state government of Odisha seeking revocation of a recent gargantuan hike in the state’s power duty that they say has...

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India’s Domestic Aluminium Demand to Outpace GDP: Nalco’s Chand

In an interview with domestic media, the Chairman and Managing Director of India’s National Aluminium Company (NALCO) predicted that the company’s gains in the coming months and years are likely to come from the infrastructure, power transmission, and construction sectors. Dr. Tapan Kumar Chand told the India Times that Nalco is preparing to boost output […]

Nalco Plans 150-mW Wind Power Facility in Odisha

India’s state-owned aluminium firm National Aluminium Company Limited (Nalco) announced a plan late last week to build a 150-mW wind power farm in Odisha. The plant, which could cost in the neighborhood of US$140 million, is intended to support Nalco’s one-million-metric-ton capacity expansion at facilities in the eastern state. “While the Nation is transforming into […]

Captive Coal Cache to Nudge Nalco’s Aluminium Business Into the Black: CMD Chand

India’s National Aluminium Company (Nalco) expects to return its aluminium business’ bottom line into the black in two years thanks to the captive power source it will soon begin to utilize in the state of Odisha. “With the commencement of coal production from Utkal-D and Utkal-E blocks, the power cost will plunge which will make […]

Despite Tough Aluminium Market, Nalco’s Financial and Production Numbers Up in the Last Quarter

India’s state-owned National Aluminium Company (Nalco) released results for the third quarter of the current fiscal year last week. The country’s top manufacturer and exporter of alumina and aluminium turned in positive results in the face of a still-struggling global commodities market. Nalco’s net profit for the quarter ending in December was INR144 crore, better […]

Nalco Inks Power Deal with Plant to Fuel New Aluminium Smelting Capacity

India’s National Aluminium Company (Nalco) announced an agreement last week to purchase eighty percent of the power produced by the plant proposed to be built at Gajamara. The US$2.1 billion coal-fired plant is a joint venture between Nalco and National Thermal Power Corporation Limited (NTPC) and is expected to generate 2,400 Mw. “Nalco will be […]