Hindalco scoffs at mine profiteering charge

Has Hindalco Industries’ lease for Odisha’s only operational private coal mine been a bonanza or a carefully husbanded and now depleting asset? According to the state mining department, the company has so far excavated about 16 million tonnes from this one, at Talabira in this district. If the calculation of operating margin at Rs 295.41

Pollution Control Board didn’t act against Hindalco in time: NGO

Water Initiative Odisha (WIO) has accused the state pollution control board (PCB) of not taking proper action against Hindalco in spite of being well aware about the company’s faulty ash management. “The PCB was aware of it since 2010, but instead of initiating any action against the company, the board washed its hands of the

Odisha water resource dept files FIR against Hindalco unit

The state water resource department has filed a FIR against the Hirakud smelter unit of Hindalco for its failure to check leakage of ash slurry from the captive power plant of the company into the nearby farm fields and canal. The canal division junior engineer P K Patel of Sambalpur distributary has filed a case

State Pollution Control Board orders closure of Hindalco’s Hirakud plant

The State Pollution Control Board on Saturday ordered closure of the captive power plant (CPP) of Hindalco Industries Limited’s aluminium unit at Hirakud in Sambalpur district in the wake of a breach in the company’s ash pond that damaged standing crops in the locality. “We served a closure notice on the CPP of Hindalco after