Three rail links to transport coal delayed; CIL output to be hit
State-owned Coal India, which accounts for over 80% of domestic coal production, is already drawing flak for missing its production targets.
Government to give priority to three critical rail links to carry coal
The government will accord "high priority to implementation of three c...
Coal India asked to stop mining at 6 major blocks
Coal India has been forced to stop operations at these mines as the environment ministry ha...
Coal India may miss output target by about 12 MT
The PSU's coal executives strike on March 13, too, caused an output loss to the tune of 4 lakh tonnes.
Lack of rail link hampers CIL to supply 300 MT of additional coal
CIL said it is unable to tap the potential for supplying 300 million tonnes of additional coal due to the absence of critical rail links for lifting the dry-fuel.
Gap between Coal India output and target widens further
This has resulted in a fall in coal stocks and power shortage. CEA has attributed the problem largely to short supply of coal by the coal monopoly.
Vedanta targets 80-90% capacity utilisation on better bauxite supply
VAL is targeting to achieve a capacity utilisation of 80-90% this month, boosted by availability of bauxite from several sources, even as its plans for captive mining in Odisha.
Odisha optimistic of retaining OPGC's two coal blocks
Odisha government today said it had made substantial progress in implementing the expansion plan of the Ib Valley power project.
Anil Agarwal regrets investing in aluminium project in Odisha
Meanwhile, earlier this week, Odisha had allowed Vedanta to source bauxite from mines owned by Larsen and Toubro for the refinery project.
Nalco rejects Vedanta's request for alumina
Aluminium major NALCO has rejected a request to sell surplus alumina to bauxite starved Vedanta for its smelter at Jharsuguda.
IDCO-MCL to develop common rail corridor in Rampia coal block in Odisha
The Odisha govt has decided to set up JV between the state-owned IDCO and Mahanadi Coalfield Limited to develop a common railway corridor for evacuation of coal from Rampia Coal Block.
Vedanta may fail to source alumina from Odisha as Nalco stiffens stand
Vedanta is unable to operate the units in Odisha due to lack of raw material had written to the state government recently with an appeal to source alumina from Nalco.
Vedanta seeks Odisha Government's intervention for alumina
Vedanta Aluminium has asked the Odisha government to impress upon National Aluminium Company (Nalco) to sell surplus alumina to it.
CCI agrees to review progress of 3 rail projects every quarter
The Cabinet Committee on Investment (CCI) today agreed to review every quarter the progress of three rail projects.
Vedanta’s Rs 50,000-cr Odisha investment: How not to go about executing a mega project in India
Vedanta group has almost everything to make aluminium. Just one problem: it doesn’t have the raw material, bauxite, and now has little hope of getting it.
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