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India’s Automotive Component Manufacturers Going All-In On Aluminium Forging

India’s Automotive Component Manufacturers Going All-In On Aluminium Forging

In a bid to position themselves to take advantage of the ever-tightening emission regulations and the rise of electric vehicles, several of India’s top automotive component manufacturing firms are investing in in-house aluminium forging. Several industry leaders and experts went on record...

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Despite Lobbying, India Government Passes On Rise In Aluminium Scrap Duties

Although the Indian Primary Aluminum Association has intensely lobbied the Indian government for a raise on scrap metal imports, New Delhi’s budget for the upcoming year has no provisions for an increase on aluminium-rich zorba scrap metal import duties. Indian aluminium firms stepped up calls for a rise in aluminium scrap import duties after the […]

Indian Government Funds Technology Transfer For Transition To Aluminuim Rail Coaches

India’s government has taken steps to obtain technology for producing all-aluminium railway coaches, phasing out heavier and less efficient conventional rolling stock. Commenting to India’s Lok Sabha last week, Railways Minister Piyush Goyal said that, from the current fiscal year forward, Indian Railways would produce exclusively Linke Hofmann Busch (LHB) aluminium-body coaches. “Action has also […]

New Andhra Pradesh Government Rescinds Mining Authorization For Vishakhapatnam

The incoming government for Andhra Pradesh announced earlier this week its decision to rescind the order promulgated by a previous government allowing for bauxite mining along the coast at Vishakhapatnam. On Tuesday, the state’s new Chief minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy requested the cancellation of the bauxite mining order by the state’s mining department largely […]