RNS Number : 9837A
Vedanta Resources PLC
08 August 2008
Bauxite Mining Project at Lanjigarh Receives Supreme Court Approval
Vedanta Resources plc ('Vedanta' or the 'Company') announces that the Honourable Supreme Court of India ('Supreme Court') today approved the bauxite mining project at Lanjigarh in the Kalahandi District of Orissa.
The Company is delighted that the project has been given the go-ahead and is committed to its implementation in accordance with the guidelines and safeguards laid down.
The bauxite mining project along with the Lanjigarh alumina refinery will bring significant employment and economic livelihood for the local people and contribute to the overall development of the region.
For further information, please contact:
Associate Director - Investor Relations
Vedanta Resources plc
Tel: +44 20 7659 4732 / +91 22 6646 1531
Tel: +44 20 7251 3801
About Vedanta Resources plc
Vedanta Resources plc ('Vedanta') is a London listed FTSE 100 diversified metals and mining major. The group produces aluminium, copper, zinc, lead, iron ore and commercial energy. Vedanta has operations in India, Zambia and Australia and a strong organic growth pipeline of projects. With an empowered talent pool of 29,000 employees globally, Vedanta places strong emphasis on partnering with all its stakeholders based on the core values of entrepreneurship, excellence, trust, inclusiveness and growth. For more information visit www.vedantaresources.com
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