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Indian Aluminium Producers Seek Relaxation of Duties on Caustic Soda

Indian Aluminium Producers Seek Relaxation of Duties on Caustic Soda

Several Indian aluminium manufacturers, including Vedanta Ltd, Hindalco Industries Ltd, and National Aluminium Co. Ltd (Nalco) have petitioned their government to exempt domestic alumina producers from the anti-dumping duties on caustic soda. Known formally as sodium hydroxide (NaOH) and informally in some...

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Vedanta Considers Restarting Malco’s Aluminium Recycling Facilities at Tamil Nadu

London’s Vedanta Resources plc is contemplating restarting capacity at Madras Aluminium Company’s (Malco) aluminium recycling facilities at Tamil Nadu according to a report from domestic media. Malco, once a major aluminium mining, refining, and smelting firm in India, is now only engaged in power production. According to Vedanta’s CEO Tom Albanese, smelting is still out […]

Indian Government Considering Enacting Minimum Import Price on Aluminium

The Indian government is mulling placing a minimum import price upon aluminium in order to slow the surge of cheap aluminium flooding the country’s market. India’s Revenue Department in the Ministry of Finance is considering such action after executives from Vedanta, Nalco, Hindalco and Balco met with Finance Minister Arun Jaitley last week and pitched […]

State Government to Supply Bauxite to Vedanta Refinery in Odisha

Odisha’s state government will be supplying raw material to the Vedanta alumina refinery at Lanjigarh in Kalahandi district from the government-owned Kodingamali bauxite mines in Koraput district. At present the state-owned Odisha Mining Corporation (OMC) holds the mining lease to the bauxite mines in question. “We will make arrangements for bauxite supplies to the Vedanta […]

Vedanta Reopens Second Stream at Lanjigarh Refinery

London-based Indian metals miner Vedanta Resources plc announced that it has restarted its second stream operations at the alumina refinery at Lanjigarh. The line was closed previously due to a lack of bauxite ore. The firm is ramping up operations after having secured bauxite mining rights in the area, and has begun ramping up production […]

Balco Resumes Production of Rolled Aluminium

India’s Bharat Aluminium Company Limited (Balco) began sheet rolling aluminium again last week. The metal major’s sheet rolling shop (SRS) at Korba closed last August due to aluminium dumping by the People’s Republic of China and the associated drop in aluminium prices, causing the shop to run significant financial losses. According to the company, minor […]