National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO) is a Navratna CPSE under Ministry of Mines. It was established on January 07, 1981, with its registered office at Bhubaneswar. The Company is a group ‘A’ CPSE, having integrated and diversified operations in mining, metal and power. NALCO is one of the largest integrated Bauxite-Alumina-Aluminium- Power Complex in the Country.
Globally, NALCO has achieved the distinction of being the lowest cost producer of Bauxite and Alumina in the world for the year 2019 as per the latest report of Wood Mackenzie. With its consistent track record in capacity utilization, technology absorption, quality assurance, export performance and posting profits, NALCO is a bright example of India’s industrial capability.
NALCO is the first Public Sector Company in the country to venture into international market in a big way with London Metal Exchange (LME) registration since May, 1989. The Company is listed at Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) since 1992 and National Stock Exchange (NSE) since 1999. Besides, ISO 9001, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18000, ISO 50001 & SA 8000 certifications, NALCO’s Data Centre at Corporate Office and Disaster Recovery Site at Alumina Refinery certified for Information Security Management System and awarded ISO 27001:2013 Certification and Accreditation from International Accreditation Services, USA.
Business area of the company
NALCO has the largest integrated alumina-aluminium complex of Asia. Its integrated operations cover the entire aluminium production value chain from mining bauxite, refining alumina, smelting aluminium, captive power generation to a strong logistic network.
Products and Services offered by the company
Captive Power plant
Rolled Products Unit
Wind Power Plants
NRTC- Testing Services
Alumina & Hydrate
Lowest cost producer of Alumina and Bauxite in the World in 2019 (as per Wood Mackenzie Report).
Second highest Net Foreign Exchange Earning CPSE in the Country in FY 2018-19 (as Public Enterprises Survey Report by DPE).
Successful commercialization of 1st of its kind in the world Nano technology based De-fluoridation plant to reduce fluoride content in effluent water.
Five Star Rating for Panchpatmali Bauxite Mines by Ministry of Mines for 2nd consecutive year.
Recognized with ‘Honourable Mention’ for Excellence in the field of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) at National CSR award 2018 by Ministry of Corporate Affairs.
Formed a JV Company with MIDHANI to make high end aluminium alloy to meet the requirement of defence and aerospace sector.
Formed a JV Company KABIL with HCL and MECL to acquire strategic mineral assets in overseas location and making supply in India.
NALCO records success in bauxite, alumina production.
NALCO receives awards for CSR project 'Nalco Ki Ladli'.
Discovery of East Coast Bauxite -1975
Preparation of NALCO’s Feasibility Report - July 1979
Investment decision by the Government - Jan 1980
Formation of the Company - Jan 1981
Foundation Stone laid by Late Smt. Indira Gandhi - March 1981
Formation of the Company - Jan 1981
Commissioning of Port Facilities -Sept 1985
Commissioning of Bauxite Mines - Nov 1985
Commissioning of Alumina Refinery - Sept 1986
Commissioning of Captive Power Plant - Sept 1986
Commissioning of Aluminium Smelter- 1987
Commencement of Sale of Aluminium - May 1987
Commencement of Alumina Export - Jan 1988
Commencement of Aluminium Export - Sept 1988
First CAPEXIL Export Award -1988
London Metal Exchange Registration - May 1989
Dedicated to the Nation by Late Shri Rajiv Gandhi - June 1989
Star Trading House Status - Jan 1992
Indira Priyadarshini Vrikshamitra Award by Govt. of India - 1994
First EEPC Export Award - 1998-99
Indira Gandhi Paryavaran Puraskar by Govt. of India - 2000
Dedication of 1st phase of Mines & Alumina Refinery Expansion - April 2002
Completion of 1st phase expansion - 2004
Five Star Export House Status -2005
Navratna Status - April 2008
Premier Trading House Status - Sept 2009
NALCO Foundation for CSR registered - July 2010
Best Listed CPSE Award from Prime Minister - 2010
Formation of JV Company with IDCO for setting up Angul Aluminium Park - July 2010
Social Accountability (SA -8000) Standard Certification for all units-Since October 2010
PSE Excellence Award for CSR - 2011, in Maharatna & Navratna Category
Completion of 2nd phase expansion - 2011
Commissioning of 1st Wind Power Plant of capacity 50.4 MW in Gandikota, Andhra Pradesh
Refinery Capacity Upgradation completed
260 KWp Rooftop solar System commissioned at Corporate Office - May 2014
Commissioning of 2nd wind power plant of capacity 47.6 MW at Ludarwa, Jaisalmer,Rajasthan- 2014
Commissioning of 4th wind power plant of capacity 50.4 MW at Sangli, Maharashtra- 2016
Commissioning of 3rd wind power plant of capacity 50 MW at Devikot, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan- 2016
1st of its kind in the world, Emrion nano-technology based De-flurodisation plant commissioned- 2017
5-Star Rating status to Panchpatmali Bauxite Mines by Ministry of Mines- 2017
SCOPE Award of Excellence in Navratna / Maharatna category & SCOPE Meritorious Award for CSR- 2017
Foundation stone laying of 2nd Alloy Wire Rod unit- 2018
New Corporate Plan 2017-32 rolled out-2018
Production started from South block of Panchpatmalli Bauxite Mines- 2018
NALCO gets mining lease for Utkal-D coal block- 2020
NALCO inks Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Numaligarh Refinery (NRL) for long term supply of CP Coke to ensure raw material security- 2020