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Coal India expects production growth of 2.5% this fiscal /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Against a required production growth rate of nearly 11 per cent during FY2016-17, Coal India is likely to close the year with a 2.5 per cent growth and a 2 per cent rise in sales over the previous year. “We hope to achieve a 2.5 per cent production growth by the end of thi ...

The Economic Times
Rio Tinto chief cautious about aluminium industry restructuring in China /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

During the FT Commodities Global Summit in Lausanne, Jean-Sébastien Jacques, CEO of Rio Tinto said that China’s crackdown on polluting steel furnaces would lead to greater demand for higher-quality raw material iron ore. The restructuring of the country’s state ...

NCLT approves merger of Vedanta Ltd and Cairn India; shares edge up /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Vedanta Limited, a subsidiary of metal & mining conglomerate Vedanta Resources, has made an announcement today that National Company Law Tribunal has approved the merger of Cairn India Limited with Vedanta Limited. It is to be noted that the equity shareholders of Vedanta ...

China, India go slow with coal power expansion; renewables to take centre stage /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

The Asian countries are going slow with their coal-based power project expansion plans. A recent report titled 'Boom and Bust 2017: Tracking the Global Coal Plant Pipeline' says Asian super powers China and India have frozen 68 GW of coal power plant construction at over 100 site ...

Shandong Qixing Group to suspend alumina & aluminium operations on huge debt /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Shandong Qixing Group Co., Ltd, an aluminium producer in China has suspended operations of its 130,000tpy aluminium smelter and is planning to halt operations at its 500,000 tpy alumina refinery due to heavy debt burden, as reported by Aladdiny, a Chinese information provider. ...

Trump assures executive actions to revive coal mining in the US /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

President Donald Trump said on Monday, March 20 that he was preparing new executive actions to save coal mining in the U.S. and put miners back to work. "As we speak we are preparing new executive actions to save our coal industry and to save our wonderful coal miners from con ...

Aluminum Association, Aluminium Association of Canada and European Aluminium release joint letter /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

The Aluminum Association has released a joint letter along with the Aluminium Association of Canada and European Aluminium prior to the upcoming G-20 summit requesting the formation of a Global Forum to address global aluminium overcapacity. At the upcoming G-20 Hamburg Summit in ...

Nalco hopes to return to profits in Aluminium by FY19 end after production starts at Utkal D coal block /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Indian Navaratna public sector enterprise National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO) is eyeing return to profitability from its Aluminium business towards the end of fiscal year 2018-19 after the commencement of coal production at its captive Utkal D coal block. The starting of c ...

EGA to test spent pot lining in cement industries /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA), one of the world’s five largest primary aluminium producers, have decided to test the use of a by-product of aluminium smelting in Arkan’s cement plant in Al Ain. The company intends to re-use all its spent pot lining in the UAE. Ab ...

Bell Bay Aluminium concerns over increase gas prices /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Bell Bay Aluminium, located in Tasmania, Australia, has raised concerns over increased and uncompetitive gas prices due to hiked in Australian exports and restrictions on exploration. The company consumes substantial amount of Tasmanian gas. Bell Bay Aluminium smelter pro ...