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Last updated: 05 Sep, 2017  
 Metals & Minerals


Steel production rises 5.1 pc, consumption up 4.2 pc in Apr-Nov
SME Times News Bureau | 26 Dec, 2017
Country's production of finished steel from April to November rose by 5.1 per cent to 69.604 million tonnes while consumption grew by 4.2 per cent to 56.788 million tonnes during the period, a Steel Ministry report said.
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Steel production, consumption up in Apr-Oct
SME Times News Bureau | 13 Nov, 2017
India's finished steel production, during the April-October period, rose by 5.1 percent to 61.375 million tonnes (mt) while country's consumption grew by 4.5 percent to 50.337 mt in the same period, said a Steel Ministry report.
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Nalco posts Rs 235 cr profit in 2nd quarter
SME Times News Bureau | 13 Nov, 2017
The National Aluminium Company Limited (Nalco) has achieved a net profit of Rs 235 crore for the second quarter in the financial year 2017-18, said a statement on Saturday.
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Steel exports rise 36 pc, consumption up 4.6 pc in Aug
SME Times News Bureau | 22 Sep, 2017
Country's steel consumption in August rose by 4.6 percent to 7.416 million tonnes (mt) over the corresponding month last year and exports in the last month grew by 36 percent, a steel ministry's report said on Thursday.
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Tata Steel separates itself from BSPS
SME Times News Bureau | 12 Sep, 2017
Tata Steel UK on Monday said it has separated itself and a number of affiliated companied from the British Steel Pension Scheme (BSPS), following the regulator's confirmation on its pensions deal.
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Hindustan Copper focuses on Rs 5,000 cr expansion projects
IANS | 23 Aug, 2017
Hindustan Copper Ltd (HCL) is focusing on Rs 5, 000 crore of expansion projects which will be executed over the next three to four years, a top company official said on Tuesday.
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Steel exports grow 64 pc, consumption up 3.7 pc
SME Times News Bureau | 21 Aug, 2017
Country's steel consumption in July rose by 3.7 percent to 6.905 million tonnes (mt) over corresponding month last year and exports in the last month grew by 64 percent, the Steel Ministry's latest report said on Saturday.
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India launches first R&D facility for high-end fuels, gas
SME Times News Bureau | 24 Jul, 2017
India has launched its first petroleum Research & Development (R&D) facility for testing high-end BS-VI quality fuel emissions, according to an official in new Delhi.
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Steel consumption grows 4.6 pc, exports up 66 pc in Apr-Jun
SME Times News Bureau | 10 Jul, 2017
India's steel consumption grew by 4.6 percent to nearly 21 million tonne in the first quarter of the current fiscal over the same period in 2016 while the country's steel exports jumped by nearly 66 percent in the April-June period, a Ministry report said.
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'Exempt all stainless steel imports above 1250mm width from any further duty'
SME Times News Bureau | 07 Jul, 2017
The Process Plant and Machinery Association of India (PPMAI) has written a letter to Steel Ministry to exempt stainless steel imports above 1250mm width for all grades which are currently not being manufactured in the country from any further duty so that the capital goods industries operations continue without any unease.
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