Production of numerous products is done at NALCO. Such as Sows, Wirerods, Alumina Cast strips & Hydrate (Calcined Alumina), Zeolite-A, Specialty Hydrate/Alumina, Alumina Hydrate, wire rods of alloy, Billets and Ingots...
DGMs have awarded the first award for safety mines in the year of 1988.
In the year of 1994, MOEF has awarded the Indira Priyadarshini Vrikshamitra award for their achievements in the development of wasteland...
This company’s highest priority lies in protecting its customers, environment, our living communities and safety as well as health of its employees. Report of Ecolab Sustainability of 2011 tells us about Nalco as well as Ecolab’s work...
Incorporated in the year of 1981, National Aluminum Company Limited (also known as ‘NALCO’) now has its units scattered in whole of India like in Damanjodi and Angul. First its incorporation was done as Indian Government’s Mines Ministry enterprise in year 1981.
Currently, it exists as worlds sixth largest and Asia’s biggest complex of integrated aluminum. It also includes alumina refining, power generation, operations of port and rail, aluminum casting and smelting and bauxite mining. In terms of technology, it claims to carry out finest as well as latest techniques and tools only in industry of Aluminum manufacturing.
Nalco, from its year of commission of 1985-87, has gone to ranks of being aluminum and alumna’s export as well as production star performer while driving growth that was self-sustained. In figures of impressive growth and needs of aluminum and alumina, it has done proud to our in being completely self-sufficient. Due to the metal’s large export that it carries out in country, it happens to have its very own port facilities section in Visakhapatnam. Every NALCO unit applies latest technology. It makes many of them come amongst world’s highly advanced units of manufacturing.
NALCO’s main units lie in Angul (Complex of Power plant & Smelter) in Nalco agar and Damanjodi (Complex of Refinery & Mines). At top of five mountains set known as Panchpatmalli, “Panchpatmalli Mines” named Bauxite mines are situated. Nature of these mines is of being mines of open cast. Bauxite producing refinery complex is in Damanjodi. NALCO’s smelter unit is in Angul situated in Nalco agar. It has its headquarters in Bhubaneswar, Orissa state’s capital.
NALCO is known as PSE that makes best profits in the country. It even cultivates surplus benefits every single year. Currently it is starting more of its new projects for further expansion. With onset of its expansion second phase, it has plans of becoming world’s metal sixth biggest producer. This alumina giant’s most recent issues of disinvestment dissolved after central government’s decision of not to take any steps of disinvesting in PSUs that made huge profits. This decision translated into no privatization of Nalco and it remaining Indian Government’s complete enterprise PSU.
In its credit, this company got it selves many awards. Out of them, some are very recognized and prestigious awards. From Indian Government, it got ‘Indira Priyadarshini Vrikshamitra Award” for contribution in wasteland development and afforestation field. Company’s Captive Thermal 1200 MW Powert Plant got ‘Indira Gandhi Paryavaran Puraskar’ from Indian government in 2000. It was given to it for its notable work in environment management field. Leaving these, this company got numerous State, Institutional as well as National awards in area of Environment & Safety Management.
For excellence in safety systems, occupational health and production technology, Nalco got awards of OHSAS 140001 and ISO 9001:2000.