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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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Activists Objecting to Opening Odisha Bauxite Reserve to Vedanta

The Indian state of Odisha is facing opposition from environmental activists in the wake of their decision to open up bauxite reserves at Kodingamali to London-based Indian miner Vedanta Resources plc. “The issues that we fought for at Niyamgiri are also relevant for Kodingamali, a forested hill range saddled by tribal inhabitations,” said Prafulla Samantray, […]

Vedanta to Refocus Operations in Odisha

After investing US$7.5 billion in establishing an alumina refinery and an aluminium smelter and associated power facilities in the region, Vedanta Resources plc announced late last week that it is shifting its focus in the state of Odisha. “For us, the Niyamgiri chapter is closed. We are not pursuing it anymore,” said chief executive officer of […]