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Nalco puts Indonesia smelter project on hold


August 15th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 15 (IANS) The state-run National Aluminium Company Ltd. (Nalco) Wednesday said it has put on hold its proposed alumina smelter project in Indonesia due to uncertainty over the ... Read more...

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Grid failure hits NALCO power units in Odisha


August 1st, 2012 - 1:38 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 31 (IANS) Two units of the captive power plant of the state-run National Aluminium Company Ltd (NALCO) in Odisha collapsed Tuesday due to the failure of Eastern Grid, ... Read more...

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Blame game over Himachal power plant ordered to be razed


May 20th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 20 (IANS) A Himachal Pradesh High Court direction to dismantle a private firm's thermal power plant in Solan district over green concerns appears to have given political ... Read more...

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Action only after studying court judgment: Jaiprakash Associates


May 5th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Infrastructure major Jaiprakash Associates Saturday said that it is studying the Himachal Pradesh High Court judgement penalising the company for setting up a thermal power ... Read more...

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Tilaknagar Industries’ plants get ‘mega project’ status


April 17th, 2012 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 17 (IANS) Liqour maker Tilaknagar Industries' new facility has been accorded "mega project" status by the Maharashtra government.The facility in Shrirampur has a 50-kilolitre per day (KLPD) molasses ... Read more...

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Essar Steel commissions Phase 1 of Odisha pellet plant


April 9th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 9 (IANS) Essar Steel Monday announced the commissioning of the first phase of its 12 million tonne per annum (MTPA) pellet-making facility in Odisha, which will be fully ... Read more...

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Arrest of anti-Posco leader triggers tension


November 27th, 2011 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Nov 27 (IANS) The arrest of top anti-Posco leader Abhaya Sahu has triggered tension in Odisha's Jagatsingpur district as thousands of villagers blocked roads and sealed entry points to ... Read more...

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NALCO to import two lakh tonnes coal


October 21st, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Oct 21 (IANS) The state-run National Aluminium Company Ltd (NALCO) Friday placed an order with a government agency to import two lakh tonnes of coal to meet shortfall, an ... Read more...

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Employees seek end to coal crisis at NALCO plant


September 16th, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 16 (IANS) Employees of state-run National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO) - India's third largest aluminium producer - urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday to intervene in the ... Read more...

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Coal shortage forces NALCO to cut aluminium production


September 10th, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 10 (IANS) A shortage of coal has forced state-owned National Aluminium Company Ltd (NALCO) to cut its daily aluminium production by about 78 tonnes, an official said Saturday.The ... Read more...

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Coal shortage cramps Shyam Steel expansion in Bengal


September 2nd, 2011 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Burdwan, Sep 2 (IANS) The Shyam Steel Industries Limited is moving to complete the first phase of its expansion in West Bengal by 2013 but concerns remain over the shortage ... Read more...

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Nalco seeks energy banking ties with GRIDCO


July 20th, 2011 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 20 (IANS) The state-owned National Aluminium Company Ltd (NALCO) has proposed the Orissa-run GRIDCO Ltd to have energy banking arrangement so that both can help each other to ... 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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Court rejects Vedanta plea for alumina refinery expansion


July 19th, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 19 (IANS) The Orissa High Court Tuesday dismissed a petition of Vedanta Aluminum Ltd which sought to quash the central government's notification stalling expansion of its refinery ... Read more...

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Nalco to set up subsidiaries


July 8th, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 8 (IANS) The National Aluminium Company Ltd (Nalco), a Navaratna PSU, is planning to set up two subsidiaries to run its power and non-aluminium business, a company executive ... Read more...

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Thermax wins Rs.403 crore project


May 11th, 2011 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 11 (IANS) Pune-based Thermax Ltd Wednesday said it had won a Rs.403 crore order from India's largest producer of viscose staple fibre to construct and commission a ... Read more...

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Nirma’s cement plant could be shifted: Environment ministry


May 10th, 2011 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) The environment ministry Tuesday told the Supreme Court that Nirma's under-construction cement plant in Gujarat, located in a wetland, will damage the environment in the ... 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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NALCO to set up pilot project on managing carbon


March 22nd, 2011 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 21 (IANS) State-run National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO) Monday said a pilot project on carbon sequestration will be implemented at its captive power plant at Angul in Orissa.Sidhanta ... Read more...

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NALCO signs agreement with mines ministry


March 16th, 2011 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 15 (IANS) State-run National Aluminium Company Ltd (NALCO) Tuesday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the union mines ministry for the financial year 2011-12, the company said. ... Read more...

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Political parties to support anti-POSCO movement


March 1st, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 1 (IANS) The movement against South Korean steel major POSCO's $12 billion project in Orissa's Jagatsinghpur district got a boost with leaders of various political parties Tuesday announcing their support ... Read more...

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barricades are up again at Posco site


February 3rd, 2011 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 2 (IANS) The activists of an anti-displacement group Wednesday re-erected wooden gates and barricades in Orissa to prevent officials from entering into the proposed site of South Korean steel-maker Posco, ... Read more...

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Thousands of Orissa villagers rally against Posco nod


February 1st, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 1 (IANS) Over 3,000 villagers Tuesday held large rallies in Orissa's Jagatsinghpur district to protest against the environment ministry conditional nod to South Korean steel major Posco's $12 billion steel ... Read more...

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India approves South Korea’s $12 billion steel plant


January 31st, 2011 - 11:55 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW DELHI, INDIA (BNO NEWS) -- India's Environment Ministry on Monday approved a $12 billion steel plant project from South Korea, the biggest foreign investment in Indian history, the Times of India ... Read more...

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BJP demands CBI probe in Posco approval


January 31st, 2011 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 31 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday demanded a probe by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) into the clearance granted to the Posco project in Orissa by ... Read more...

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Patnaik welcomes clearance for Posco project


January 31st, 2011 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 31 (IANS) Welcoming the clearance to the Posco project in the state, Orissa Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Monday said his government will study the conditions laid down by the central ... Read more...

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Posco’s $12 bn Orissa project gets conditional nod (Second Lead)


January 31st, 2011 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Bhubaneswar, Jan 31 (IANS) The environment ministry Monday gave conditional clearance to South Korean steel major Posco's $12 billion project in Orissa, the biggest foreign direct investment in the country. ... Read more...

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Conditional clearance to Posco hardly a relief: environmentalists


January 31st, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) Environmentalists have taken the environment ministry's conditional clearance to steel major Posco's $12 billion project in Orissa with a pinch of salt, and say it has been ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh villagers tell Vedanta to give up project


January 31st, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Sujeet Kumar Taraimar (Chhattisgarh), Jan 31 (IANS) Villagers broke down at a public hearing held here Monday while urging the Vedanta Resources officials to "kill us now rather than trying to acquire ... Read more...

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Land acquisition for Posco project soon: Orissa


January 31st, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 31 (IANS) The Orissa government Monday welcomed the environment ministry's conditional nod for South Korean steel major Posco's $12 billion project in the state and said it would soon begin ... Read more...

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Posco project gets conditional nod


January 31st, 2011 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 31 (ANI): Union Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh on Monday gave a conditional clearance to South Korean steel giant Posco for the 12 billion dollar steel cum power plant in ... Read more...

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Anti-displacement group protests nod to POSCO


January 31st, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 31 (IANS) An anti-displacement group here said it will launch a nationwide agitation against the conditional approval granted by the environment ministry Monday to South Korean steel major POSCO's $12 ... Read more...

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Posco welcomes conditional nod for Orissa project


January 31st, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 31 (IANS) South Korean steel major Posco Monday welcomed the conditional approval of the environment ministry to its $12 billion project in Orissa, and said it was committed to create ... Read more...

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Conditional nod to Posco project in Orissa (Lead)


January 31st, 2011 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) The environment ministry Monday gave conditional clearance to South Korean steel major Posco's $12 billion project in Orissa, the biggest foreign direct investment in the country.Posco is ... Read more...

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Amit Jogi arrested for violating ban on gathering


January 31st, 2011 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, Jan 30 (IANS) Amit Jogi, son of Congress leader and Chhattisgarh's former chief minister Ajit Jogi, was arrested Sunday in the state's Raigarh district for violating ban on assembly of five ... Read more...

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