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Goa Carbon gains after consent to operate Goa plant

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Carbon rose 1.92% to Rs 898.10 at 13:04 IST on after the company said it received consent to operate plant.

The announcement was made after market hours on Friday, 9 March 2018.

Meanwhile, the Sensex was up 326.52 points, or 0.98% to 33,633.66.

On the BSE, 11,242 shares were traded in the counter so far compared with average daily volumes of 31,000 shares in the past two weeks. The stock had hit a high of Rs 917.95 and a low of Rs 891.65 so far during the day. The stock hit a record high of Rs 1,215.40 on 15 January 2018. The stock hit a 52-week low of Rs 104.50 on 15 March 2017.

Carbon announced that the directions issued by the State Board to suspend operations of the company's plant located at St. Jose de Areal, Salcete, has been revoked vide an order dated 9 March 2018.

The decision was taken by the State Board based on the inspection carried out at the plant wherein it was observed that the plant complied with the stipulated observations.

The State Board simultaneously issued its consent to the plant to operate for three months from 9 March 2018 for trial operation with authorisation to manufacture upto 20,000 MT of Calcined

Carbon reported net profit of Rs 22.50 crore in Q3 December 2017 as against net loss of Rs 0.93 crore in Q3 December 2016. Net sales rose 159.56% to Rs 186.60 crore in Q3 December 2017 over Q3 December 2016.

Carbon is in the business of manufacture and marketing of Calcined

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First Published: Mon, March 12 2018. 13:09 IST