MCL plans to invest Rs 60,000 crore in Odisha in five years
To increase the capacity building for the new and expansion of existing projects, the company would invest in procurement of heavy machinery, besides setting-up of 1600 MW (2x800) super critical thermal power plant with planned investment of Rs 11,363 crore in Sundergarh district of Odisha.
Worker's death at Jharsuguda plant 'unfortunate', probe on to find exact accident cause: Vedanta
A worker was found dead at the railway sidin...
Top metals and mining cos opt for latest tech in safety push
From running drones to bringing face mask detection softwares, top metals and mi...
Alliance Air connects Bhubaneswar with Jharsuguda under UDAN
The airline's flight AI-9727 departed from Bhubaneswar at 9.05 am and reached Jharsuguda at 10.10 am.
Vedanta Limited signs an agreement to deploy GE's Digital Smelter solutions
The initiative is expected to substantially reduce specific power consumption at the smelter. Typically, a one-percent reduction in specific power consumption based on digital smelter solutions can save about $ 4-5 million annually in the smelter potlines alone, for every one million ton per annum (mtpa) of aluminium production, an official statement said.
Nalco agrees to sell alumina to Vedanta’s ‘foreign’ entities
Nalco was unwilling to settle citing the reluctance of officials to take any decision to this effect. Today, the bench formally passed an order facilitating a settlement between the two sides on the issue.
Environment Ministry clears 10 coal mining projects
The ministry cleared 14 of the 23 projects it considered. This is likely to help Coal India meet its targets of producing 750 million tonnes next fiscal requiring achievement of a 14% growth over current year’s 660 million tonnes target, and one billion tonnes target by 2024.
NCLT extends time for Ind-Barath’s insolvency process
At the meeting of the committee of creditors (CoC) held on October 14, the lenders had decided to go ahead with the resolution plan submitted by the Sajjan Jindal-controlled JSW Group entity a week after Vedanta decided to pull out. On October 6, Vedanta had announced its decision to withdraw its resolution plan.
MCL sets target of producing 162.5 mt coal during 2018-19: CMD
The Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL) has set a target of 162.5 million tonne coal production during the current fiscal, the company CMD R R Mishra said.
Vedanta Limited emerges highest bidder for the Jamkhani coal block in auction
The approved per annum capacity of the mine is 2.6 million tonnes with an extractable reserve of 114 million tonnes. Once operational, it will provide fuel security, improve power availability and further strengthen the company’s aluminium operations and performance.
PM Modi inaugurates new airport in Odisha's Jharsuguda
The prime minister said the airport would go a long way in transforming the state into a modern and developed one.
Cabinet clears renaming Jharsuguda aerodrome as Veer Surendra Sai airport
The renaming of the airport as 'Veer Surendra Sai Airport, Jharsuguda' was cleared by the Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Green nod to MCL's Rs 437 crore Lakhanpur coal mine expansion project
The proposal is to increase the production capacity of the Lakhanpur opencast mine from 18.75 million tonnes per annum (MTPA) to 21 MTPA.
Odisha gets Rs 3,548 crore to develop mineral bearing areas
"The total contribution received in the DMF Trust Fund till October this year stands at Rs 3,548 crore," Chief Secretary A P Padhi said.
Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik wants new Jharsuguda airport named after Veer Surendra Sai
In a letter written to Union Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu, Patnaik has asked for the airport to be used for commercial flights.