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Vedanta Projects India’s Aluminium Output To Reach 5 Million MTPA Within 5 Years

Vedanta Projects India’s Aluminium Output To Reach 5 Million MTPA Within 5 Years

Aluminium production from India could rise by up to 25 percent over the next four to five years, which would see the country’s smelters combine to produce over 5 million metric tons per annum by mid-decade. Such was the message delivered by...

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India’s Aluminium Industry Calls Upon Government To Cut Duties On Raw Materials

Last week India’s aluminium industry called upon New Delhi to cut basic customs duties on aluminium fluoride and other raw materials necessary for aluminium production, as such duties make it all but impossible for domestic producers to compete in the global marketplace. In comments regarding the proposed Union Budget for the next fiscal year, the […]

Nalco Mulling Return To Long-Term Sales Contracts For Surplus Alumina

Citing a fall in global alumina prices, India’s state-run aluminium firm National Aluminium Company Ltd (Nalco) said late last week that it will reboot its strategy regarding sales of the aluminium precursor, with a return to long-term contracts likely. Up until recently the firm has been selling spare alumina on the spot market in an […]

Indian Oil Corp Plans Project To Develop And Market Alumina-Based Batteries

Indian Oil Corporation (IOCL) announced plans earlier this week to develop and research an alumina-based battery in an effort at reducing India’s dependency upon the People’s Republic of China for lithium supplies. IOCL execs told local media it has entered into a partnership with an unnamed overseas firm to begin the process. The firm is […]

India Aluminium Producers Working On Scrap Standards To Stem Rising Tide Of Imports

India’s aluminium producers are teaming up with planning think-tank Niti Aayog and the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) to retool the country’s standards for scrap aluminium usage in order to contain the rising tide of imported scrap aluminium and what stakeholders consider to be odd usages of it. Prompted by trade tensions between the governments […]