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NALCO Commercializes R&D Process


Bhubaneswar, 10/12/2013: As a major step in the field of Research & development, National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO), a Navratna PSU under Ministry of Mines, Govt. of India has commercialized the laboratory scale R&D process namely ‘Development of Heat Treatment Process for Destruction of Toxic Cyanide and Recovery of Valuables from Spent Pot Lining Material (SPL)’ to M/s Green Energy Resources, Odisha.

In this regard, an MoU between NALCO and M/s Green Energy Resources was signed here today. On behalf of the company, Shri S.K. Dash, Executive Director (P&T) and from M/s Green Energy Resources, Shri N.K. Agrawal, Partner, signed the MoU. Shri Ansuman Das, Chairman-cum-Managing Director, Shri N.R. Mohanty, Director(P&T), Shri B.K. Satapathy, GM(R&D) and Shri P.K. Biswal, Partner, M/s Green Energy Resources were notably present on this occasion.

The process was developed in a collaborative effort between NALCO and Jawaharlal Nehru Aluminium Research Development and Design Centre (JNARDC), Nagpur. On installation and commissioning of a suitable size plant (on getting necessary statutory clearance) by the M/s Green Energy Resources, the process is likely to help in the utilization of the waste material (Spent Pot Line).