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

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...

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Nalco Partners with NTPC Ltd on New 1 MTPA Aluminium Smelter in Odisha

India’s National Aluminium Company (Nalco) announced earlier this week that it plans to build a new greenfield smelter at Kamakhyanagar in the state of Odisha. The project, which is expected to cost ₹360 billion (US$5.3 billion), will be built in conjunction with NTPC Limited, a power company owned by the Indian government. Plans include building […]

Nalco to Meet Rising Demand with Increased Output: CMD Chand

India’s National Aluminium Company Ltd (Nalco) is planning on taking advantage of increasing domestic consumption and recovering aluminium prices by increasing output by 3.5%. So says its chairman Tapan Kumar Chand in interviews this week. “Nalco is ramping up this production […] to take advantage of growing consumption in the domestic market, and […] to […]

India’s Nalco Pressured Against Value Addition: Mines Minister

The domestic market has been the biggest obstacle facing state-owned National Aluminium Co. Ltd (Nalco) in its effort to transition into greater value addition for its alumina, India’s Union Minister of Energy, Coal, Mines and New and Renewable Energy Piyush Goyal told an audience on Friday. According to Goyal, the Central PSU exports most of […]

Indian Aluminium Producers Seek Relaxation of Duties on Caustic Soda

Several Indian aluminium manufacturers, including Vedanta Ltd, Hindalco Industries Ltd, and National Aluminium Co. Ltd (Nalco) have petitioned their government to exempt domestic alumina producers from the anti-dumping duties on caustic soda. Known formally as sodium hydroxide (NaOH) and informally in some regions as “lye,” caustic soda is an metallic base and alkali inorganic compound […]

Indian Aluminium Producers Forecast Double-Digit Demand Growth

India’s aluminium industry is on the rebound after a period of lower demand, according to domestic aluminium firms. Double-digit growth is on the horizon, they say, thanks to significant increases in automotive sales and industrial activity. Domestic aluminium producers also point to an increased public investment in infrastructure, reforms in the country’s power sector, and […]