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Vedanta Plans Capacity Increase To 1.8 Million MTPA At Lanjigarh Alumina Refinery In Coming Fiscal Year

Vedanta Plans Capacity Increase To 1.8 Million MTPA At Lanjigarh Alumina Refinery In Coming Fiscal Year

Indian aluminium producer Vedanta said last week it expects to ramp up production at its Lanjigarh alumina refinery by 300 thousand metric tons per annum in the coming fiscal year. The firm said it plans to ramp up the site’s existing capacity...

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 […]

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 in a report published by domestic media late last week regarding their increasing […]

Indian Firm Titagarh Firema To Build 102 Aluminium-Bodied Rail Coaches For Pune Metro

Indian multinational firm Titagarh Wagons Ltd’s wholly-owned Italian subsidiary Titagarh Firema S P A will be building over one hundred aluminium-bodied rail coaches for Pune Metro, marking the first time such coaches will be built on the subcontinent. Per local media, the Kolkata-based firm won the bid to produce 102 of the ultra-modern metro rail […]