Vedanta is an integrated producer of Aluminium in India with mines, smelters and associated captive and independent power plants. Its aluminium business operates in the states of Odisha and Chhattisgarh, where there are abundant bauxite and coal deposits.
Vedanta has two operational smelters at Korba (Chhattisgarh) and Jharsuguda (Odisha), with a combined capacity of 0.745 mtpa and a 1 mtpa alumina refinery at Lanjigarh (Odisha).
BALCO's operations include mines, smelters and captive power plants in the state of Chattisgarh in India. Vedanta Limited (formerly known as Sesa Sterlite Ltd/Sesa Goa Ltd), an India listed subsidiary of Vedanta Resources Plc, holds a controlling 51% stake in BALCO, while the Government of India remains an equity partner and holds the remaining 49% stake.
The Korba-II smelter produce 245 ktpa of aluminium and we are expanding the production capacity to 570 ktpa with the commencement of the new Korba-III 325 ktpa smelter in FY 2015, where the first metal tapping has been done in FY 2014.
BALCO's smelters have access to captive power from the 810 MW thermal power capacity. An additional 1,200 MW power plant will commission with the 325 ktpa smelter.
BALCO manufactures its products under the brand name "BHARATAL".
Odisha is blessed with high quality reserve of Bauxite & large reserves of Coal.
Vedanta Limited’s Aluminium and Power division comprises of a 1 million tonne alumina refinery at Lanjigarh, and an associated 75 MW captive power plant. It also has a 1.75 million tonne aluminium smelting capacity at Jharsuguda, of which 500 kt is currently operating and balance is yet to be commissioned. The 500kt smelter is fed by the 1,215 MW captive power plant which is currently operational.
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Vedanta Limited- Aluminium Division