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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...

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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 […]

AAI’s Call For Limits on Aluminium Imports Favor Big Smelters At SMEs’ Expense – ASMA

An Indian association of secondary aluminium manufacturers issued a scathing rebuke to comments made last week by the Aluminium Association of India calling for restrictions on aluminium imports from the People’s Republic of China. In a letter issued to India’s Business Standard, carbon-copied to Aluminium Insider, and signed by Anil Agarwal, Indian trade group Aluminium […]