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Two controversial projects in state cleared in a day. People vow to continue with the struggle on august 8, severe rains lashed tribal villages in Niyamgiri hill in Orissa. Far away in Delhi the tribals

Hyderabad, Aug. 29: There are fears that the proposed bauxite mining by the state government would bring the

Maulik Pathak & Harit Mehta / Ahmedabad August 27, 2008, 0:37 IST

The Adani Group has tied up with Ashapura Minechem, a multi-mineral solutions provider, to set up a Rs 10,000-crore aluminium refinery at Mundra in Gujarat.

Adani Group Chairman Gautam Adani said the company was negotiating a 50:50 joint venture with the Ashapura group. The project would require 1,000 mw power, which will be sourced from Adani's Mundra power project.

Adopts Resolution Day After SC Verdict Declaring Forests

Sreelatha Menon / New Delhi August 09, 2008, 4:32 IST

Bauxite mining activities of Sterlite, which were obstructed by local communities in the Niyamgiri hills in Kalahandi district of Orissa, have now got the go-ahead from the Supreme Court but petitioners say that popular protests will continue and there is no hope for mining in the hills.

Dhananjay Mahapatra | TNN

New Delhi: This is as big as it gets. To be precise, it is Rs 60,000 crore of foreign direct investment in Indian projects.
The inflation-flogged industrial sector was cheered up on Friday by the Supreme Court, which greenlighted the start of work at the much-delayed Rs 55,000 crore steel plant by Korean chaebol Posco and the stalled Rs 5,000 crore alumina refinery by the Sterlite group

Supreme Court order on Vedanta mining in Orissa dated Aug 8 2008 with regard to rehabilitation package and modalities to subserve the principle of Sustainable Development.

Vedanta Resources plc announces that the Honourable Supreme Court of India approved the bauxite mining project at Lanjigarh in the Kalahandi District of Orissa. The Company is delighted that the project has been given the go-ahead and is committed to its implementation in accordance with the guidelines and safeguards laid down. The bauxite mining project along with the Lanjigarh alumina refinery will bring significant employment and economic livelihood for the local people and contribute to the overall development of the region.

M/s Vedanta Aluminium Limited (VAL) a part of the US$ 6 billion Vedanta Resources Plc, a London listed 100 FTSE company. VAL has set up an Alumina Refinery of 1 MMTPA capacity at Lanjigarh, Dist. Kalahandi, Orissa and is proposing for its expansion to 6 MMTPA Alumina production capacity.