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Vedanta's Lanjigarh alumina refinery revives second stream operations /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

London listed metals and minerals giant Vedanata Resources has resumed work at its alumina refinery at Lanjigarh in Odisha. The company had idled the second stream at the refinery on sourcing constraints of bauxite, the principal raw material for alumina production. But, now as a ...

Sherwin Alumina to cease operations at Gregory plant /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

According to the sources close to Sherwin Alumina, the company is contemplating closure of operations at its Gregory plant. The company had filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection earlier this year and had undergone an auction that landed alumina refinery business in the hands ...

/images/lock.png Alumina isn’t Port’s business, say analysts /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

The Port of Corpus Christi had recently announced that it made a bid to buy the Sherwin Alumina plant, which is in bankruptcy. The Port said it offered $33 million for the plant and offered to spend $13 million in capital, deferred maintenance and environmental improvements if Sh ...

Alcoa's feud with Australia's Alumina Ltd intensifies as US giant confirms split /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Australia's Alumina Ltd says its opposition to a break-up of US giant Alcoa has been validated by new details of the split. Nine months after it first flagged plans to break itself into two companies, Alcoa officially confirmed on Thursday morning that it would go ahead with t ...

/images/lock.png RUSAL BoD approves Agreement on restoration of Friguia Alumina Refinery /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

United Company RUSAL Plc announced that on 22 June 2016 the company's Board of Directors has approved (i) Annex 12 to the Dian-Dian Concession Agreement dated 21 July 2001 in relation to the Dian-Dian project; and (ii) an agreement on restoration of the alumina refinery Friguia a ...

Rusal Press Release
/images/lock.png Alumina Ltd firm on seeking relief from Alcoa's 'confidentiality clauses' /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

The legal war between Alcoa Inc and Alumina Limited centred on the former’s strategic decision to subdivide itself has reportedly intensified. In a recent development, Alumina has sought relief from the confidentiality clauses attached to information provided by Alcoa in the ...

/images/lock.png Tribals oppose campaign against development projects in Odisha /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Strongly pleading for speedy development in backward Kalahandi and nearby areas of Odisha, locals including tribal people today opposed any campaign against projects like Vedanta even as activists including Medha Patkar held a meeting in Lanjigarh. Participants in the rally, ...

Business Standard
/images/lock.png Australia's Alumina promises fight against Alcoa split /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Australia's Alumina is preparing for a court battle with Alcoa (AA) after the U.S. group filed papers alleging its joint venture partner was threatening its planned split by claiming the demerger required its consent. The conflict centers on the groups' Alcoa World Alumina and ...

/images/lock.png Alumina fears weak partner /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Alumina says it is concerned about a “new and financially weaker” Alcoa as its operating partner in the billion-dollar AWAC venture as tense talks between the warring factions spilled into the public arena. The Melbourne-based company, which owns 40 per cent of Alcoa World and ...

/images/lock.png Alcoa launches legal action against Alumina Ltd. /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Alcoa has taken the surprise step of launching legal action in the US against Alumina to stop attempts by its Australian partner to derail a historic break-up of the aluminium giant. The action comes amid threats by Melbourne-based Alumina as recently as this week to try to "i ...