Odisha

Hindalco Considering Move Into Lithium Production

Hindalco Considering Move Into Lithium Production

Indian aluminium firm Hindalco Industries is mulling entering the lithium market in a bid to enhance its aluminium business. Such is the news from domestic media earlier this week. Hindalco’s managing director Satish Pai told the media that the move lacks only...

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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 […]

Vedanta’s Odisha Alumina Refinery Obtains Approval For Expansion To 6 MTPA

India’s Vedanta Resources Plc announced last week that it has garnered state approval to expand its operations at Lanjigarh aluminium refinery to an output of 6 million metric tons per annum. The firm also revealed a deal with Emirates Global Aluminium to supply the new capacity with bauxite ore. Domestic media reports that the firm […]

Vedanta Firms Up Steady Local Bauxite Supply for Lanjigarh Refinery at OMC Auction

The results of Odisha Mining Corporation’s (OMC) first-ever bauxite auction were a boon for Vedanta, who finally secured a steady stream of affordable bauxite ore for its refinery at Lanjigarh. The deal is currently projected to have OMC providing 800 thousand metric tons of bauxite to Vedanta over the course of the current financial year […]

Odisha Government to Begin Sale of Mined Bauxite Ore to Domestic Aluminium Firms

Only days after Odisha Mining Corporation (OMC) announced the opening of a significant new bauxite mine in the state, the Odisha government revealed that it would begin negotiating long-term bauxite supply contracts with domestic firms. “The Cabinet approved amendment of long-term linkage policy to specify detailed guidelines for bauxite linkage,” chief secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi […]