VL has invested in two greenfield aluminium smelting plants at Jharsuguda, Orissa. The firm has collaborated with GAMI, a renowned technical consultant of China, in order to implement cutting edge technological innovation in the plants.
Phase 1 of Smelter Plant at Jharsuguda with a capacity of 0.5 mtpa meets the high quality standards and advanced technical specifications of British Standard Institute (BSI) thereby making it an ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certified unit. Different operational areas include Green Anode Plant, Bake Oven, Rodding Plant, Potlines, Cast House, Laboratory, Rectifier and Utility and ETP and STP. The plant offers a dynamic product portfolio of ingots, billets, wire rods, slabs and functions under the brand name “Vedantal”, which is registered with London Metal Exchange (LME).
VL has already started Phase 2 at Jharsuguda, which has a capacity of 1.1 mtpa. All major civil orders for supply of PTM and FTP machines have been placed on ECL. To meet global technology benchmarks, VL has roped in M/s Outotec as the technology supplier for GAP & Rodding Shop.