Odisha

Expected Tepid Response Delays Odisha’s Auction Of Bauxite Blocks

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...

Events

Jharsuguda Locals Appeal To Chand To Open Alumina Bidding To Vedanta

In a bid to aid Vedanta Ltd. in its search for raw materials, a contingent of local citizens sent a letter last week to National Aluminium Company Limited’s (Nalco) Chairman and Managing Director Dr. Tapan Kumar Chand appealing to him to open the bidding for 30 thousand metric tons of metallurgical-grade alumina to the firm. […]

Government Policy Allowing 100 Percent Foreign Domestic Investment A Boon To Aluminium Industry: Mines Minister

In comments to domestic aluminium industry stakeholders, India’s Mines Minister said that his government will continue to develop and encourage greater foreign direct investment (FDI) in the aluminium sector as a means to attract more funding for aluminium projects. Speaking at the International Conference on Aluminium (INCAL 2019), Narenda Singh Tomar said that the policy […]

Nalco Announces Plans For A ₹5.52 Billion Downstream Aluminium Project In Central Odisha

Fresh off the development of a downstream aluminium plant in conjunction with Odisha Industrial Infrastructure Development Corporation (Idco) and the announcement of plans to partner with Rusal and Almex on other downstream projects, India’s National Aluminium Company (Nalco) announced earlier this week plans to invest ₹5.52 billion (US$76 million) in another downstream aluminium project to […]

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 bauxite shipment from OMC earlier this week. Vedanta Limited’s External affairs (Head) Sanjeev […]