【Kulti】国営Steel Authority of India Ltd(SAIL)は、『事業計画２０１２』の下、５万３０００クロー(US$134.71億)を投じて設備能力を拡張するが、この内５分の２に相当する２万クロー(US$50.83億)を西ベンガル州に投じる。 （...続きを読む）
◆SAIL bets $5b on West Bengal
【Kulti】State-owned Steel Authority of India Ltd (Sail) will invest Rs 20,000 crore(US$5 billion), almost two-fifths of the Rs 53,000 crore(US$13.47 billion) investment in its corporate plan-2012, in West Bengal.
【ブーバネスワル】Steel Authority of India Limited(SAIL)は４日、RamVilash Paswan鉄鋼化学肥料相の立ち会いの下、オリッサ州Rourkelaに設けたRourkela Steel Plant (RSP)の近代化および拡張計画の起工式を催した。（...続きを読む）
◆SAIL starts Rourkela plant 's expansion
【Bhubaneswar】Union steel, chemicals & fertilisers minister RamVilash Paswan on January 4 laid the foundation for the modernisation and expansion of the Steel Authority of India Ltd's Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP) in Orissa.
◆The AP gov to support SJK Steel's $300m expansion plan
【Hyderabad】The Andhra Pradesh government, as per the state's industrial policy, has assured all support to the proposed expansion plans of SJK Steel Plant which plans to scale up its capacity to 1 million tonne from the present 2.7 lakh tonne, at an investment of around Rs 1,200 crore(US$300m).
◆The decision of the coal ministry disappoints the sponge iron units
【Kolkata】The Union ministry of coal has sanctioned 19.4 million ton of long-term coal linkages to the sponge iron sector. However the decision has not eliminated the supply shortage faced by 286 sponge iron units in the country.
【New Delhi】India's industrial growth plummeted to 5.3 per cent in November 2007, after notching a growth of 11.8 per cent in October last year. If it is compared to the 15.8 per cent growth registered in November 2006, it translates to a 66.45 per cent decline in growth rate year-on-year.
【ブーバネスワル】国営アルミニウム会社National Aluminium Co Ltd (Nalco)は１１日、インドネシアの南スマトラ省に年産５０万トンのアルミニウム製錬施設と１２５０MW(ﾒｶﾞﾜｯﾄ)の自家発電施設を設ける覚書を同省政府と交換した。（...続きを読む）
◆Nalco to set up smelter in the South Sumatra
【Bhubaneswar】A public sector aluminium major National Aluminium Co Ltd (Nalco) on January 11 signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the government of the South Sumatra Province, Indonesia to set up a 5 lakh-tonne smelter and a 1,250 mw-captive plant in that province.
◆Ispat Industries launches dual-phase steel to develop car market
【New Delhi】Ispat Industries Ltd has launched dual-phase grade steel "DP 600" which facilitates better fuel efficiency for automotives and is in talks with auto majors such Volkswagen and Audi for steel supply.
◆Vedanta to invest $12.5-b to accelerate its business growth
【Mumbai】Aiming at accelerating its business growth, the metals and mining company Vedanta Resources Plc plans to invest about $12.5 billion to increase production capacity for its primary metals and iron ore and to set up commercial power generation capacity.
◆The work for 10 mn tons steel plant at Salboni to begin in March
【Kolkata】The construction work at the site of JSW Steel's proposed 10 million tonnes-capacity greenfield steel plant, estimated to cost Rs 35,000 crore, at Salboni, West Bengal is slated to begin from March this year.
【Mumbai】BSE listed copper pipe manufacturer Nissan Copper Ltd plans to set up another copper tube drawing plant with a capacity of 6,000 tonnes per annum (TPA) at its existing location in Silvassa, Gujarat at an investment of close to Rs 100 crore.
【ブーバネスワル】オリッサ州政府は２９日、Pradhan Steel and Power Private Limited(PSPPL)／Atha Mines Private Limited(AMPL)／Tecton Ispat Private Limited(TIPL)３社と、鉄鋼プロジェクト３件の覚書を交換した。（...続きを読む）
◆Orissa inks 3 MoUs to set up new steel units
【Bhubaneswar】The state government of Orissa on January 29 signed three fresh MoUs with Pradhan Steel and Power Private Limited, Atha Mines Private Limited and Tecton Ispat Private Limited for setting up new steel units.
【布巴内斯瓦尔】奥里萨州政府1月29日跟3间公司签订3件制钢项目备忘录。这些公司是Pradhan Steel and Power私人有限公司／Atha Mines私人有限公司／Tecton Ispat私人有限公司。
【Mumbai】Mumbai-based copper tube manufacturer Nissan Copper is mulling to start copper mining in Tasmania, a small island south of Australia, as the centerpiece of backward integration strategy with an estimated capital expenditure of Rs 800 crore.
【Kolkata】The diversified local electronics company Videocon group's chairman, Venugopal Dhoot, recently met West Bengal chief minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee, and proposed a host of investments including deep sea port, revival of an abandoned airstrip and knowledge cities.
◆GDP to grow at 8.7% in 2007-08 : CSO advance estimate
【New Delhi】The Indian economy is slated to grow by 8.7 per cent during the current fiscal. It marks a five-year dream run starting from 2003-04 and this level of growth may be unprecedented in India's recorded history.
◆Mesco to invest $2.8 b in capacity expansion in Orissa
【Kalinganagar】Mid-East Steel Co(Mesco) plans to invest around $2.8 billion to expand its existing steel making capacity and set up a greenfield project in Jajpur, Orissa that would together take its total capacity to 6.5 million tonnes per annum.
【Chennai】Chennai-based Sical Logistics not only operates berths at Tuticorin and Ennore ports and is building an iron ore terminal at Chennai port but also is in the race for berths in other ports that are opening up for private sector.
◆The world top carmakers select Tata Steel for India plans
【Kolkata】Tata Steel Ltd(TSL), the world's sixth largest steelmaker, has been selected not only by Volkswagen and Nissan-Renault as the local steel partner for their projects in India, Ford, Maruti, Hyundai and Toyota too source their requirements from TSL's Jamshedpur plant.
【ニューデリー】製造／鉱業／電力３部門の成長が揃って鈍化したことから２００７年１２月の工業生産指数(IIP:Index of Industrial Production)の伸びは７．６％と、前年同月の１３．４％に比べ大幅に減速した。（...続きを読む）
◆Industrial output growth plummets to 7.6% in Dec
【New Delhi】The Index of Industrial Production (IIP) growth has nose-dived to 7.6 per cent in December from 13.4 per cent in the same month in 2006 on account of widespread deceleration in manufacturing, mining and electricity, among other sectors.
【New Delhi】Growth of the six core infrastructure industries in December 2007 nosedived to four per cent, less than half of nine per cent achieved a year earlier.
【ニューデリー】Tata Steel Ltd(TSL)／Steel Authority of India Ltd(SAIL)／JSW／Essar Steel Ltd(ESL)／Ispat Industries Ltd(IIL)を含む地元の主要鉄鋼会社は１４日、Ram Vilas Paswan鉄鋼相の呼びかけに応じ、今月初に値上げした鉄鋼製品の一部の価格を下方修正することを認めた。（...続きを読む）
◆Steel companies agree to roll back hike
【New Delhi】Major steel producers, including Tata Steel, Steel Authority of India Ltd, JSW, Essar and Ispat industries, bowing to steel minister Ram Vilas Paswan's appeal, on February 14 agreed to partially rollback the hike in steel price earlier this month.
【新德里】塔塔钢铁／印度钢铁管理局公司／京德勒西南钢铁公司l／埃萨钢公司／伊斯帕特工业公司等主要的国内钢厂2月14日跟Ram Vilas Paswan钢铁部长会谈后同意把它们这个月初提高的部分钢铁产品价格向下修正。
【コルカタ】宝鋼集団公司(Baosteel Group)は西ベンガル州Kolkata拠点のVisa Steel Ltd(VSL:旧社名VISA Industries Ltd)との合弁会社Visa Bao Limited(VBL)の３５％権益を取得した。（...続きを読む）
◆Visa Bao incorporated on February 1
【Kolkata】Bao Steel of China has picked up 35% stake in Visa Bao Limited, a joint venture with Kolkata-based Visa Steel Ltd.
【Kolkata】Following an expected 65 per cent increase in iron ore prices, steel prices are likely to skyrocket from April 2008.
【ニューデリー】インド第２の非鉄金属メーカー、Aditya Birla Groupは、傘下のVikram Ispat Ltd(VIL)を通じ年産２００万トンの製造施設を設け、合金鉄ビジネスに進出する見通しだ。（...続きを読む）
◆Aditya Birla set to enter alloy steel production
【New Delhi】Aditya Birla Group, the country's second largest non-ferrous producer, is likely to enter into alloy steel production. Its subsidiary Vikram Ispat Ltd plans to set up a 2 million tonne per annum plant as part of its forward integration.
【チェンナイ】中国企業２社－新興集団(Xinxing Group)／中国五金製品進出口公司(China National Metals Products)－は、地元パートナー３社－Manasara Investments／Kelchandra Group／Sigma Minmet Ltd－と提携し、８７３５クロー(US$22.20億)を投じ、カルナタカ州に年産６００万トンの鉄鉱ペレット製造施設を設ける。（...続きを読む）
◆India-China JV to set up a 6m ton pellet plant
【Chennai】Two Chinese companies - Xinxing Group and China National Metals Products - have formed a partnership with three Indian partners - Manasara Investments, Kelchandra Group and Sigma Minmet Ltd - to set up a 6 million tonne iron ore pellet plant in Karnataka for an estimated investment of Rs 8,735 crore.
【New Delhi】Some steel producers led by Tata Steel on March 5 hiked spot prices between Rs 1,500 and Rs 3,500 for various products, despite the excise reduction in the 2008 Budget and the government's call against price hikes.