National Aluminium Company

Nalco’s Odisha Aluminium Smelter Reaches Full Production For The First Time In Company History

Nalco’s Odisha Aluminium Smelter Reaches Full Production For The First Time In Company History

Indian state-owned aluminium smelter National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO) has, for the first time in its history, achieved full operation of its nameplate capacity of 960 pots at its aluminium smelting plant in Angul, Odisha. Nalco’s head Shri Sridhar Patra put the...

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NALCO To Invest ₹30,000 Crore On Expansions At Angul Aluminium Smelter

India’s National Aluminium Company (NALCO) is planning to invest over ₹30,000 crore (US$17.7 billion) through 2028 on expanding and diversifying the organization. India’s Union minister for coal and mines Pralhad Joshi made the announcement last week at an anniversary event for the firm. “With the ambitious growth plans that Nalco has for the future, it […]

Supreme Court Orders Nalco To Sell Alumina To Vedanta

India’s National Aluminium Company (NALCO) was ordered by the country’s Supreme Court to deliver 30 thousand metric tons of metallurgical-grade calcined alumina to the Vedanta plant at Visakhapatnam, which Vedanta will ultimately use at its SEZ unit in Jharsuguda. To date, Nalco has been unwilling to ship its rival alumina from the supplies set aside […]

Nalco Mulling Return To Long-Term Sales Contracts For Surplus Alumina

Citing a fall in global alumina prices, India’s state-run aluminium firm National Aluminium Company Ltd (Nalco) said late last week that it will reboot its strategy regarding sales of the aluminium precursor, with a return to long-term contracts likely. Up until recently the firm has been selling spare alumina on the spot market in an […]

Nalco Debuts Custom Aluminium Alloy Designed For LED Production

In another move aimed at expanding its presence in the aluminium value-added market, Indian aluminium maker National Aluminium Company (Nalco) debuted a new aluminium alloy designed for use in the production of light-emitting diode (LED) lamp caps. The new aluminium alloy, christened Aluminium Alloy 1200 (AA 1200), is the product of significant research by the […]

Expected Tepid Response Delays Odisha’s Auction Of Bauxite Blocks

Despite residing above over half the country’s total known bauxite reserves, the Odisha government has yet to place a single block up for online auction to date. According to experts, state officials have thus far backed away from auctioning the blocks over concerns that the bauxite ore outcroppings will not draw the sort of significant […]