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Vedanta Plans US$300 MM In Capital Expenditures In Current Fiscal Year

Vedanta Plans US$300 MM In Capital Expenditures In Current Fiscal Year

India’s premier aluminium smelter Vedanta Ltd. plans to spend US$300 million during the current fiscal year. This is according to comments made to domestic media by Vedanta Aluminium’s Chief Executive Officer Ajay Kapur last week. “Our most significant expansion will be at...

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Vedanta To Open India’s First Primary Foundry Alloy For Aluminium Alloy Wheels

Indian aluminium smelter Vedanta Ltd. announced last week the launch of its Primary Foundry Alloy (PFA) which it will utilize to produce aluminium alloy for India’s automotive sector. Making the announcement at last week’s 59th Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) Annual Convention 2019, Vedanta’s dedicated 240 thousand metric ton per annum aluminium alloy foundry […]

Expected Tepid Response Delays Odisha’s Auction Of Bauxite Blocks

Despite residing above over half the country’s total known bauxite reserves, the Odisha government has yet to place a single block up for online auction to date. According to experts, state officials have thus far backed away from auctioning the blocks over concerns that the bauxite ore outcroppings will not draw the sort of significant […]

Vedanta Produced 1.95 Million Metric Tons Of Primary Aluminium In FY ‘19

With an aluminium output of 1.95 million metric tons in the previous fiscal year, Vedanta Ltd. moved into the pole position for aluminium production among India’s smelters, bumping previous leader Hindalco out of the prime spot. Vedanta’s overall production grew by 17 percent on the year, besting its previous total of 1.67 million metric tons. […]

Vedanta Files Suit Against Nalco To Tap Into Exported Alumina Stream

Staring the prospect of a winnowing feedstock supply square in the eye, India metals miner Vedanta has turned to the courts to compel state-owned National Aluminium Company (Nalco) to sell to them a portion of the alumina they currently send overseas. In a motion at the Odisha High Court earlier this week, Vedanta sought to […]

Vedanta’s Odisha Alumina Refinery Obtains Approval For Expansion To 6 MTPA

India’s Vedanta Resources Plc announced last week that it has garnered state approval to expand its operations at Lanjigarh aluminium refinery to an output of 6 million metric tons per annum. The firm also revealed a deal with Emirates Global Aluminium to supply the new capacity with bauxite ore. Domestic media reports that the firm […]