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Rio Tinto puts aluminium maker on the market


October 17th, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, Oct 17 (IANS) New Zealand's single largest electricity consumer -- the Tiwai Point aluminium smelter based -- is on the market as owner Rio Tinto seeks to streamline its ... Read more...

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Government allows NALCO to mine coal


August 21st, 2011 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 21 (IANS) The union coal ministry has permitted the National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO) to mine a coal block in Orissa, the state-run undertaking said Sunday.The allocation was ... 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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Coal supply disruption shuts power units, hits NALCO plant


February 23rd, 2011 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 22 (IANS) Coal supply disruption triggered by an agitation in Orissa's Angul district has led to shutting down of units of the National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) and may force ... Read more...

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Indian, Indonesian business chambers sign 16 MOUs


January 25th, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan.25 (ANI): Business chambers of India and Indonesia on Wednesday signed 16 memoranda of understanding on the sidelines of a three-day state visit to India by Indonesian President Susilo Bambang ... Read more...

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NALCO to finalise Indonesia coal deal by January


October 2nd, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Oct 2 (IANS) State-owned National Aluminium Company (NALCO) will finalise a deal with a coal source in Indonesia for its $4 billion aluminium project in that country by January 2011, NALCO ... Read more...

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NALCO gears up for expansion,to enter metal and power sectors


October 1st, 2010 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Oct 1 (IANS) State-owned National Aluminium Company (NALCO) is gearing up for its third phase expansion at an investment of at least Rs.6,000 crore and planning to venture into metal and ... Read more...

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Nalco officials concerned over project delays in Orissa


July 23rd, 2010 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 22 (IANS) The officers' association of the state-owned National Aluminium Compnay Ltd (NALCO) Thursday expressed its concern over the delay of its expansion plans in Orissa. NALCO, in spite of its ... Read more...

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Nalco targets to produce 4.6 lakh tonnes of aluminium


March 12th, 2010 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 12 (IANS) State-owned National Aluminium Co Ltd (NALCO) has set a target of producing 4.6 lakh tonnes of aluminium and 16.58 lakh tonnes of alumina in the 2010-11 financial year. NALCO, ... 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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NALCO shelves project in South Africa, to go ahead in Iran


November 17th, 2009 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
By Jatindra Dash Bhubaneswar, Nov 17 (IANS) State-run National Aluminium Co (NALCO) has decided not to pursue its planned aluminium smelter and power plant in South Africa as it could not get coal ... Read more...

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Gas pipeline opens at world’s largest aluminium smelter


August 23rd, 2009 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 23 (IANS) Emirates Aluminium (Emal) and Abu Dhabi Gas Industries (Gasco) opened the natural gas pipeline at the world's largest single site aluminium smelter here, WAM news agency ... 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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British company faces protest in Orissa’s Kalahandi


November 14th, 2008 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Nov 14 (IANS) Hundreds of people, mostly tribals, Friday staged a protest and blocked roads in Orissa’s Kalahandi district against British company Vedanta Resources for allegedly not taking care of local ... Read more...

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India to help South Africa beneficiate minerals


October 22nd, 2008 - 1:14 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Oct 22 (IANS) India has offered to assist South Africa in mineral beneficiation, a media report Tuesday said.Citing Indian ministry of mines Secretary Shantanu Consul, the daily Business Report said India ... Read more...

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Orissa tribals protest Vedanta’s mining project


October 20th, 2008 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Oct 20 (IANS) Hundreds of tribals Monday staged a demonstration here protesting a mining project by Britain's Vedanta Resources in Orissa's Niyamgiri Hills, the police said. In August, the Supreme Court ... Read more...

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ABB bags Rs.4.5-bn smelter order from Vedanta


July 29th, 2008 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Power and automation technology company ABB India has bagged a Rs.4.55-billion smelter order to supply automation and power products, systems and solution to Vedanta Aluminium for expansion ... Read more...

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Vedanta’s Orissa projects are on schedule: Agarwal


April 26th, 2008 - 11:11 pm ICT by admin
Bhubaneswar, April 26 (IANS) NRI industrialist and chairman of Britain's Vedanta Resources Anil Agarwal Saturday said all projects of the group in Orissa were on schedule. "All projects in Orissa are on ... Read more...

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India to get its first aluminium train wagon soon


April 3rd, 2008 - 4:31 pm ICT by admin
(Lead) By Jatindra Dash Bhubaneswar, April 3 (IANS) The National Aluminium Co Ltd (Nalco) will join up with Bharat Earth Movers Ltd (BEML) to produce the country's first aluminium railway wagons. The two ... Read more...

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Vedanta inks MoU to invest Rs.200 bn in Bengal


March 13th, 2008 - 12:42 am ICT by admin
Kolkata, March 12 (IANS) Vedanta Aluminium Ltd, a unit of Vedanta Resources Plc, Wednesday said it would invest Rs.200 billion (nearly $5 billion) to set up an aluminium smelter with a capacity ... Read more...

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