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Indian Government Approves ₹2.67 Billion In New Bauxite Mining Projects For Chhattisgarh

Indian Government Approves ₹2.67 Billion In New Bauxite Mining Projects For Chhattisgarh

Earlier this week the Indian government approved of ₹2.67 billion (US$36.3 million) in new bauxite ore mining projects for the state of Chhattisgarh. On Tuesday, Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh Bhupesh Baghel announced the approval of projects related to the Mineral Resources Department...

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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 […]