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Aluminium recycling plant plans approved

24 Sep, 2021

Highland councillors have approved plans for an aluminium recycling plant next to the Lochaber Smelter near Fort William.  Alvance Aluminium will use the recycled materials, along with metal from the smelter, in a new casting factory. Each year it aims to produce up to 100,000 tonnes of long round

Union Minister asks Steel CPSEs to prepare roadmap for disposal of iron ore fines

24 Sep, 2021

Shri Singh stated that since the Ministry of Mines has given permission to (SAIL) to sell the stock of 70 MT of dump fines/tailings lying across different captive mines of SAIL, these stocks should be disposed of at the earliest and made available to the industry. A concrete plan of action needs to

Coking coal beats iron ore to the top spot for most expensive steelmaking input

24 Sep, 2021

Coking coal has surpassed iron ore to become the most expensive raw material input for steelmakers, following a blistering rally in prices in the recent weeks, an analysis by S&P Global Platts showed.

Aluminium industry flags coal shortage crisis

24 Sep, 2021

Even as the government has taken several steps to address the issue of coal shortage at numerous power plants across the country, the aluminium industry — which runs captive electricity generation units to supply electricity to its factories