Pottangi

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...

Nalco Moves Planned Plant to Angul

India’s National Aluminium Company (Nalco) intends to construct its second aluminium smelter and power station within the confines of its existing plant at Angul and not at Sundergarh as originally planned. The firm says building the plant at the new location will cost US$2.1 billion. Nalco says that of the total cost, the 400 thousand […]

Nalco Wins Mining Lease at Pottangi Bauxite Mines

India’s National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO), announced today that it has been granted a mining lease for Odisha’s Pottangi Bauxite Mines, which is close in proximity to the firm’s 2.275 million metric ton alumina refinery. The lease, which is issued by Odisha’s Department of Steel & Mines, covers an area of about 4,295 acres for a […]