National Aluminium Company Limited

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

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....

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Nalco Considering Sale of Alumina to Vedanta

India’s National Aluminium Company (Nalco) may finally be given the green light to sell alumina to private-sector rival Vedanta plc, as the Indian government has requested the state-owned firm to look into sales of the aluminium precursor to the London-based miner. Both Nalco and Vedanta operate refineries and smelters in the eastern state of Odisha, […]

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 […]