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Weighing Australia copper mine's future after rock slide: Vedanta

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 16:29

The mine in Tasmania state now faces additional repair costs that places the mine`s ability to turn a profit into question.

Copper futures rise 1.04% on global cues

Last Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014, 13:35

Copper rose by 1.04 percent to Rs 413.20 per kg in futures trade Friday as speculators created fresh positions taking positive cues from the overseas markets.

Indian-born scientist develops copper wire that can also store energy

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 11, 2014, 12:34

An Indian-born nanotechnologist has developed a copper wire that can transmit and store electricity simultaneously. The new innovation would ultimately make conventional lithium-ion batteries out of vogue.

Zambia seeks IMF aid as currency, copper prices plunge

Last Updated: Saturday, June 07, 2014, 04:19

Zambia is seeking help from the International Monetary Fund, after its currency kwacha lost about a fifth of its value and prices of its key export commodity copper slumped, the Fund has said.

Hindalco Q4 net profit drops 48.51% to Rs 248.15 crore

Last Updated: Thursday, May 29, 2014, 21:01

Leading metals producer Hindalco Industries today reported a 48.51 percent decline in standalone net profit to Rs 248.15 crore in the fourth quarter ended March 31, mainly due to exceptional items.

Vedanta's oil, zinc output up in FY14; iron ore, copper down

Last Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014, 15:40

Output of refined zinc rose 11 percent to 7.49 lakh tonnes, while mined metal zinc content rose 1 percent.

Sesa Sterlite's copper smelter to be shut for 22 days: Sources

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 18, 2014, 16:00

Sesa Sterlite, a unit of billionaire Anil Agarwal-controlled Vedanta Resources Plc , produces 30,000 tonnes of refined copper per month and exports half of that to China.

A faster and efficient electronic car on way

Last Updated: Sunday, January 19, 2014, 13:06

Your small electric car may soon become faster and more efficient thanks to `super capacitors` that are capable of storing far greater charge in a much smaller package.

Wafer-scale production of graphene devices to become a reality

Last Updated: Sunday, December 08, 2013, 00:56

Graphene, the one atom thick layer of graphite, is considered the strongest and lightest material in the world and scientists dubbed it the miracle material but its application in science and technology has been purely hypothetical.

Anil Agarwal pitches for indigenous copper production

Last Updated: Monday, October 28, 2013, 23:27

Three major players dominate the Indian copper industry. Hindustan Copper (HCL) in the public sector, Hindalco and Sterlite Industries in the private sector.

Researchers discover new material for quantum computing

Last Updated: Monday, October 28, 2013, 11:38

A common blue pigment that is used in the 5-pound-note could have an important role to play in quantum computer`s development, according to a new research.

Vedanta: Oil, zinc output up in Q2; iron ore, copper down

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 09, 2013, 15:26

Mining major Vedanta Resources on Wednesday said its crude oil production has increased to a record 2,13,299 barrels of oil equivalent per day (BOEPD) in the quarter ended September 30, but iron ore, copper and lower power sales affected its performance.