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Vedanta’s Lanjigarh Alumina Refinery Receives First Bauxite Shipment From Kodingamali

Vedanta’s Lanjigarh Alumina Refinery Receives First Bauxite Shipment From Kodingamali

Indian aluminium producer Vedanta Ltd. has received the long-awaited stream of bauxite ore from Odisha Mining Corporation (OMC), paving the way for its plans to complete its expansion of its alumina refinery at Lanjigarh. According to domestic media, Vedanta received the maiden...

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State Government to Supply Bauxite to Vedanta Refinery in Odisha

Odisha’s state government will be supplying raw material to the Vedanta alumina refinery at Lanjigarh in Kalahandi district from the government-owned Kodingamali bauxite mines in Koraput district. At present the state-owned Odisha Mining Corporation (OMC) holds the mining lease to the bauxite mines in question. “We will make arrangements for bauxite supplies to the Vedanta […]

India’s Supreme Court Rejects Bauxite Mining in Odisha’s Niyamgiri Hills

India’s Supreme Court ruled on Friday that it could not issue an order for bauxite mining to begin in Odisha without getting input from local governments and other stakeholders in the area. The court required that the Odisha Mining Corporation add the fourteen gram sabhas (local councils) that objected to the move as parties to […]