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Anrak, Balco, and Hindalco Vie For Bauxite Auctioned by Odisha Mining Corporation

Anrak, Balco, and Hindalco Vie For Bauxite Auctioned by Odisha Mining Corporation

Interest in Odisha Mining Corporation’s (OMC) first-ever attempt at auctioning bauxite met with considerable interest from several of India’s major aluminium players last week. The company’s initial foray into a bauxite auction was the online offering of 190 thousand metric tons of...

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Nalco Seeks Nod to Open Bauxite Mines at Pottangi

In a bid to secure another stable stream of bauxite ore to feed its slate of new projects, India’s state-run smelter National Aluminium Company (Nalco) has appealed to the national government to allow it to open a mine at the Pottangi bauxite mining lease in Odisha. Domestic media reports that the application to allow the […]

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. Nalco made the announcement in its Corporate Plan, which seeks to improve the […]

Nalco Planning High-End Aluminium Alloys Plant in Odisha

A busy month for India’s state-run metals firm National Aluminium Company (Nalco) continued yesterday when domestic media reported on the firm’s plans to open a high-end aluminium alloys plant. Per the reportage, Nalco expects to incorporate technology developed by overseas parties in the plant, which the company will use to produce alloys for applications including […]

Nalco Mulling Second Caustic Soda Plant in Gambit to Drop Aluminium Production Costs

India’s state-owned metals firm National Aluminium Company Limited is weighing the merits of opening a second caustic soda plant in an effort at reining in ever-increasing overhead costs. Nalco’s Chairman and Managing Director Dr. Tapan Kumar Chand revealed the same to domestic media, saying the second plant will likely be constructed in the coastal town […]

India’s Nalco Kicks Off First of Several New Projects on Friday

India’s state-owned metals firm National Aluminium Company Limited is planning to kick off a full slate of projects in the new year, including three projects totaling ₹660 crore (US$104 million) tomorrow. Per domestic media, Union Minister for Mines Narendra Singh Tomar and Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan will be cutting the ribbon on the South […]