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Activist hails scrapping of Vedanta`s Odisha mining plan

Last Updated: Saturday, January 11, 2014, 14:24

An anti-displacement activist Saturday hailed the central government`s decision to reject Vedanta`s plan to mine Odisha`s Niyamgiri hills for bauxite.

Vedanta’s Lanjigarh Rehabilitation colony hailed as a model

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 10, 2013, 14:18

Vedanta’s Rehabilitation colony in Odisha's Kalahandi district has come in for praise by a UNDP panel for its unique features and has been hailed as a model colony for others to emulate.

Anil Agarwal regrets investing in aluminium project in Odisha

Last Updated: Friday, November 29, 2013, 15:48

His comments come in the backdrop of Vedanta's alumina refinery project at Lanjigarh in Odisha.

Vedanta commissions World’s first Red Mud Powder Plant

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 19, 2013, 12:36

Vedanta Aluminium Ltd (VAL) has commissioned a red mud powder producing unit at Lanjigarh refinery in Odisha, describing it as first of its kind in alumina industry tackling major environmental hazards.

Vedanta looks beyond Niyamgiri to get Lanjigarh plant supplies

Last Updated: Sunday, September 29, 2013, 12:59

"Niyamgiri was a very small deposit and they (the Odisha government) have promised us that they will give this and work on other deposits. They are working on other deposits and I am looking forward if they can take faster decision," Vedanta Group Chairman Anil Agarwal said.

Vedanta seeks Odisha Govt intervention for alumina

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 03, 2013, 22:05

Meanwhile, the steel and mines department of Odisha government has sought views of Nalco on the proposal of Vedanta Aluminium.

Vedanta sources bauxite to re-start refinery in Odisha

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 02, 2013, 15:57

"We have started getting bauxite from Gujarat. We will build a buffer stock of at least one and half lakh tones of bauxite to re-open the refinery," a senior company official said.

Vedanta awaits Odisha govt's report to resume Lanjigarh ops

Last Updated: Sunday, June 30, 2013, 18:43

The aluminium firm had closed its 1-million tonne Odisha refinery last December due to shortage of bauxite, the key raw material for aluminium production.

Locals meet official, demand restart of Vedanta refinery

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 24, 2013, 21:34

A large number of affected people gathered at main gate of the plant to highlight their plight after the refinery was closed in December last year due to shortage of bauxite.

Centre to clear stand on Vedanta mine Monday

Last Updated: Monday, January 21, 2013, 09:36

The verdict on the mining project in Odisha is crucial as it will undoubtedly play a key role in deciding the fate of several other projects that need forest lands under the Forest Rights Act (FRA).

VAL unlikely to start operation in Lanjigarh in near future

Last Updated: Sunday, December 23, 2012, 16:11

"It is very difficult to give a timeline. Unless we get secured source of supply of raw material, we will not be able to reopen the plant," President of Vedanta Aluminium, Mukesh Kumar said.

Vedanta likely to close Odisha alumina refinery from Dec 5

Last Updated: Monday, December 03, 2012, 17:50

The mining conglomerate, which runs the alumina refinery through an unlisted subsidiary, Vedanta Aluminium Ltd (VAL), had given a closure notice to the state government three months back citing severe shortage of bauxite as the primary reason for the shutdown.