Vedanta’s aluminium primary foundry alloy production to increase tenfold in 2019

India aluminium producer Vedanta is set to increase its primary foundry alloy and aluminium silicon t-ingot production from 30,000 to 300,000 tonnes by the end of 2019.

Vedanta is increasing its output after it expanded its billet production between 2016 and 2018 from 100,000 tonnes to 450,000 tonnes in the time period. The expansion is part of an effort to grow production across the company’s various aluminium value-added products (VAP), which includes billets, primary foundry alloys and slabs. Projects at Vedanta’s aluminium facilities at Chhattisgrah and Odisha in India have helped increase production. “We initiated the VAP ramp-up program in 2016 to increase VAP volumes from 0.5 million...

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Amy Hinton

January 15, 2019

10:15 GMT

London