Nalco-Midhani JV to rope in environmental consultant for proposed aluminium alloy plant
8th Aug 2020

Utkarsha Aluminium Dhatu Nigam (UADNL), a joint venture (JV) firm of National Aluminium Company (Nalco) and Mishra Dhatu Nigam (Midhani), is planning to rope in a consultant for getting environmental clearance for its proposed high-end aluminium alloy plant at Nellore in Andhra Pradesh. The contractor or consulting agency will have to obtain environmental clearance including preparation or conducting Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) studies, prepare environmental management plan for the project site and other studies.

The environmental consultant will fulfil the statutory requirement and assist UADNL in obtaining environmental clearance for the Nellore project from appropriate authorities. The JV has been formed to set up 60,000 tonnes per annum high-end aluminium alloy production plant at Nellore, Andhra Pradesh. UADNL is proposed to manufacture and supply aluminium alloy products consisting of flat rolled products, forgings, extrusions etc to meet the strategic requirement of defence, aerospace and transport applications under 'Make in India' approach of the government.

Nalco has the largest integrated alumina-aluminium complex of Asia. Its integrated operations cover the entire aluminium production value chain from mining bauxite, refining alumina, smelting aluminium, captive power generation to a strong logistic network in terms of rail & port facilities, coal mining and handling plant to support its operations and to become one of the most cost-efficient aluminium companies across the globe.