NALCO executed mining lease deed with Odisha Government

This strategic move ensures a secure supply of raw material for NALCO's existing Refinery and supports future expansions.

NALCO executed mining lease deed with Odisha Government

Mining PSU unit NALCO has Executed a Pottangi Bauxite Mining Lease deed with the State Government of Odisha. The company has informed through exchange filing.

NALCO has executed a Mining Lease deed with the State Government of Odisha today i.e. 13.06.2024 over an area of 697.979 hectares for Bauxite Mines in Pottangi Tehsil, Koraput District. The mine has an annual production capacity of 3.5 million tonnes and has reserves estimated at 111 million tonnes, projecting a mine life of 32 years. Upon obtaining the remaining requisite statutory clearances, the mine is expected to become operational soon. The company stated that the mined Bauxite would be transported to NALCO Refinery at Damanjodi through an Overland Conveyor of 18.5 Km.

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This strategic move ensures a secure supply of raw material for NALCO's existing Refinery and supports future expansions.

With this enhanced resource base, NALCO is poised to strengthen its position in the Aluminum Industry, optimise production efficiency and meet the growing demand for Aluminum domestically and internationally, it further added.

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