Nalco Gains On Grant Of Bauxite Mine In Odisha

Nalco Gains On Grant Of Bauxite Mine In Odisha
Shares of National Aluminium Company Limited (Nalco) surged nearly 6 per cent to hit intraday high of Rs 50.95 after the state-run aluminium producer secured the mining lease of a bauxite mine in Odisha.

“As per a recent order issued by department of steel and mines, government of Odisha, Nalco has been granted the mining lease of Pottangi with an area covering 1,738 hectares for a period of 50 years,” the company said in a statement.

Nalco said that the mining lease would be a big boost for its Rs 5,600 crore expansion plans.

Shares of Nalco ended 2.9 per cent higher at Rs 49.65.

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