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Vedanta sells copper concentrate from stockpiles at Sterlite smelter

Tamil Nadu disconnected the smelter's power supply in May following anti-pollution protests that turned violent

Reuters  |  New Delhi/Shanghai 

Vedanta Ltd has been selling copper concentrate on the spot market from stockpiles at its Sterlite smelter, a company official said, after the facility was forced to stop operating earlier this year amid pollution concerns. The company is disposing of around 70,000 tonnes of copper concentrate that have been lying unused since the closure of the plant, the official told Reuters on Thursday. He declined to be identified, saying it was against company policy. Tamil Nadu disconnected the smelter's power supply in May following anti-pollution protests that turned violent and ...

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First Published: Fri, November 16 2018. 14:24 IST
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