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Activist demands shutdown of Vedanta refinery in Odisha


September 18th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 18 (IANS) Social activist Prafulla Samantara Tuesday demanded scrapping of the Vedanta Aluminium Limited (VAL) refinery in Odisha, accusing the company of pushing it illegally."The refinery should be ... Read more...

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Villagers stage demonstration seeking bauxite for Vedanta plant


September 11th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 11 (IANS) Hundreds of people Tuesday staged a demonstration in Odisha, seeking allocation of bauxite for the alumina refinery of Vedanta Aluminum Limited (VAL) in the state which ... Read more...

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Vedanta plans to shut down Odisha refinery from December


September 6th, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 6 (IANS) Vedanta Aluminium Limited (VAL) Thursday informed the Odisha government its intention to shut down temporarily its alumina refinery from Dec 5 due to lack of ... Read more...

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Villagers seek allocation of bauxite for Vedanta plant


August 29th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 29 (IANS) About 2,000 villagers Wednesday staged demonstration in Odisha's Kalahandi district, demanding allocation of bauxite to the alumina refinery of Vedanta Aluminum Limited (VAL) in the region, ... Read more...

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Court dismisses Vedanta plea for refinery expansion (Lead)


July 19th, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 19 (IANS) The Orissa High Court Tuesday dismissed Vedanta Aluminum Ltd's petition to quash the central government's notification stalling expansion of its refinery project in the state, ... Read more...

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NALCO to expand capacity at Orissa unit


April 25th, 2011 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 25 (IANS) State-run National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO) Monday said that work on expanding capacity at its alumina refinery in Orissa's Koraput district has commenced.The commissioning of capacity ... Read more...

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Congress accuses Gujarat minister of land scam


April 25th, 2011 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, April 25 (IANS) The Congress Monday accused Gujarat Revenue Minister Anandiben Patel of allowing a Mumbai-based company to sell two lakh square meters of land, allotted to it to ... Read more...

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Nalco records excellent production, sales rise


April 3rd, 2011 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 3 (IANS) State-run National Aluminium Company Limited (Nalco) recorded excellent production and sales results during 2010-11, the company said Sunday.While the company has achieved highest-ever cast metal production ... Read more...

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Vedanta won’t give fight over Orissa hill tribe’s sacred mountain


February 1st, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by ANI
London/Bhubaneswar, Feb.1 (ANI)Vedanta is still trying to get back into the Dongria Kondh's Niyamgiri Hills.FTSE 100 mining giant Vedanta is challenging a ban on mining the sacred mountain of India's Dongria ... Read more...

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Orissa seeking legal opinion on Vedanta project


October 28th, 2010 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Oct 28 (IANS) Orissa has sought legal opinion to decide its further course of action on Vedanta Resources mining project which was denied clearance by the central environment ministry in August, ... Read more...

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Troubled Vedanta loses appeal for controversial Orissa refinery


October 22nd, 2010 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct. 22 (ANI): The Indian government has blocked Vedanta Resources' plan to expand its highly controversial alumina refinery below the Niyamgiri hills in Orissa, in the latest setback for the company.India's ... Read more...

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Vedanta companies tumble at bourses after mining ban


August 24th, 2010 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 24 (IANS) Scrips of the Indian subsidiaries of Vedanta dipped sharply at the Bombay and London Stock Exchanges Tuesday after the Environment and Forest Ministry rejected stage II forest nod ... Read more...

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Government panel says no to Vedanta’s Orissa project


August 16th, 2010 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) A government panel Monday said Vedanta Resources' bauxite mining in Orissa's Niyamgiri hills could not be allowed unless the local tribal communities give their consent and village ... Read more...

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Orissa environment panel clears Vedanta refinery


April 22nd, 2010 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 22 (IANS) The Orissa state pollution control board has given a clean chit to Vedanta's alumina refinery in the state's Kalahandi district after conducting checks in the areas near the ... Read more...

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NALCO’s aluminium production up by 19.4 per cent


April 3rd, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 3 (IANS) State-owned National Aluminium Co Ltd (NALCO) has produced 4.31 lakh tonnes of aluminium in 2009-10, an increase of 19.4 per cent, against 3.61 lakh tonnes in 2008-09, the ... Read more...

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Green group seeks cancellation of clearance to Vedanta refinery


February 19th, 2010 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 19 (IANS) A green NGO Friday urged the central government to cancel the clearance granted to the Vedanta group for its alumina refinery in Orissa. It charged the firm with ... Read more...

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Church of England withdraws from India mining project over human rights issue


February 6th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 6 (ANI): Reports indicate that the Church of England has said that it will withdraw investment from a firm involved in a controversial mining project in the Indian state of ... Read more...

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Church of England sells Vedanta shares over Orissa human rights


February 6th, 2010 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, Feb 5 (IANS) In a major victory for human rights campaigners, the Church of England Friday sold off its shares, worth 3.75 million pounds, in the Indian-owned mining ... Read more...

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Central team probes land grab charge against Vedanta


January 30th, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 30 (IANS) A central team is visiting a mining site in Orissa's Niyamgiri hills to probe the allegation against British mining major Vedanta that it had grabbed forest land, officials ... Read more...

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Vedanta hopes to get bauxite for Orissa plant soon


January 22nd, 2010 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 21 (IANS) British mining company Vedanta Resources is hopeful of getting bauxite for its alumina refinery in Orissa soon, the company's chairman Anil Agarwal said Thursday. The London-headquartered metals and mining ... Read more...

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Vedanta’s Orissa alumina refinery facing bauxite shortage


December 18th, 2009 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Dec 18 (IANS) The alumina refinery of London-headquartered metals and mining company Vedanta Resources in Orissa's Kalahandi district is facing acute bauxite shortage for several months, a company official said Friday. "Since ... Read more...

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Orissa probe gives clean chit to Vedanta


December 1st, 2009 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Dec 1 (IANS) Metals and mining major Vedanta has not violated any government guidelines at its mining site in Orissa's Kalahandi district, a state investigating team has said. ... Read more...

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Orissa to investigate alleged violations by Vedanta


November 29th, 2009 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Nov 29 (IANS) Orissa will look into charges that metals and mining major Vedanta had starting work on a mining project in the state in violation of a government guideline, a ... Read more...

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NALCO gets mining nod for Rs.6,000 cr project (Lead)


September 18th, 2009 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 18 (IANS) The state-owned National Aluminium Co Ltd (NALCO) Friday said it had received the central government's approval for mining lease in Andhra Pradesh where it plans to build a ... Read more...

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NALCO gets mining lease for refinery in Andhra Pradesh


September 18th, 2009 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 18 (IANS) The state-owned National Aluminium Co Ltd (NALCO) Friday said it has got the mining lease approval to build a 1.4 million tonne greenfield alumina refinery in Andhra Pradesh. "The ... Read more...

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Vedanta committed to completing Orissa projects: Agarwal


June 6th, 2009 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 6 (IANS) Britain-based Vedanta Resources, which has invested over Rs.25,000 crore (Rs.250 billion) in different projects in Orissa, was committed to completing all planned projects in the state, its chairman ... Read more...

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BJP will speed up foreign investment projects in India


March 31st, 2009 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 31 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party president Rajnath Singh has said that the party will speed up foreign investment projects in India if it wins the general election, with ... Read more...

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Mining by NRI-owned British firm triggers protests in Orissa


January 17th, 2009 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 17 (IANS) Hundreds of tribals armed with bows and arrows Saturday marched in an Orissa district protesting against mining in a hilly area by a British firm owned by an ... Read more...

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Vedanta vows to complete its projects in Orissa


January 3rd, 2009 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 3 (IANS) NRI industrialist and chairman of Britain’s Vedanta Resources Anil Agarwal Saturday said his group will complete all its projects in Orissa despite the credit crunch.“I assured Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Larsen and Toubro bags orders worth Rs.13.7 bn


December 16th, 2008 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) Engineering major Larsen and Toubro (L&T) has bagged orders aggregating Rs.13.72 billion (Rs.1,372 crore) from various clients, the company announced Tuesday. In a regulatory statement, L&T said ... Read more...

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National Aluminium’s net profit up 9.4 percent


December 4th, 2008 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Angul (Orissa), Dec 4 (IANS) The global economic slowdown may have pushed many companies into crisis world over, but for National Aluminium Co. (Nalco), India's second largest aluminium producer, it is business ... Read more...

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Apex court clears Posco, Vedanta projects; villagers protest


August 8th, 2008 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Bhubaneswar, Aug 8 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday cleared the diversion of forest land in Orissa for South Korean major Posco's steel plant and a mining project by Britain's Vedanta Resources, ... Read more...

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National Aluminium may buy coal locally to maintain output


August 6th, 2008 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 6 (IANS) India's second largest aluminium maker National Aluminium Co Ltd (NALCO) may start buying coal from the local market, according to a top company official. The move is aimed ... Read more...

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NALCO resumes full production in Orissa unit


August 4th, 2008 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 4 (IANS) National Aluminium Company Ltd (NALCO), India's second largest aluminium producer, resumed full production at its alumina refinery at Damanjodi in Orissa's Koraput district as the coal supply improved, ... Read more...

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NALCO to optimise alumina output to compensate coal shortage


August 2nd, 2008 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 2 (IANS) National Aluminium Co Ltd (NALCO), India's second largest aluminium producer, said Saturday that it will optimise the performance of its refinery unit to recover production losses it incurred ... Read more...

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