Sterlite Copper

COVID-19: Sterlite seeks extension to operate oxygen plant, TN govt weighing options

The apex court had allowed Sterlite to initiate oxygen production on a stand-alone basis until July 31, 2021, at which point, a decision will be taken based on the state of the pandemic at that time

published on : 7th July 2021

Sterlite Copper to produce 400 medical grade oxygen cylinders a day at TN facility

While our technology was so far focused on producing liquid oxygen, overseas technology providers have helped us implement processes to capture gaseous oxygen as well, the company said.

published on : 3rd June 2021

TN withdraws cases against persons who took part in Sterlite Copper protests

CM handed over the orders to 17 relatives of those who died in Thoothukudi police firing 3 years ago; activists welcome quashing of cases

published on : 22nd May 2021

Technical glitch at Sterlite’s oxygen plant fixed

Sterlite Copper’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Pankaj Kumar flagged off the consignment to TKMCH in the presence of the expert members.

published on : 20th May 2021

Medical oxygen production resumes at Thoothukudi's Sterlite Copper plant 

The oxygen production had to be stopped temporarily following a technical snag in the cold box at the oxygen plant on May 14. 

published on : 19th May 2021

ISRO team at Sterlite Copper plant to help fix snag affecting oxygen production

In a statement shared on the micro-blogging site on Sunday, Sterlite Copper said, "efforts to resume production at our oxygen plant are progressing".

published on : 16th May 2021

Sterlite Copper plant in Thoothukudi pauses oxygen production due to technical glitch

Following the technical glitch, district collector Dr K Senthil Raj, who is also the chairman of the monitoring committee, inspected the site along with experts here on Friday

published on : 14th May 2021

Vedanta's Sterlite sends first load of 4.82 KL medical oxygen to Tirunelveli hospital

The collector said the liquid oxygen was moved to TVMCH in liquid oxygen tanker lorries under the supervision of Tamil Nadu Medical Sciences Corporation.

published on : 13th May 2021

Security tightened in Thoothukudi, 11 arrested amid furore over oxygen production

Earlier, members of Sterlite Ethirpu Thoothukudi Makkal Kootamaipu submitted a petition to the collector, urging him to not reopen Sterlite Copper premises for oxygen production.

published on : 27th April 2021

TN govt doesn't have expertise, should not be allowed to take over Sterlite oxygen plant: Vedanta 

Vedanta's petition was filed in the wake of the Supreme Court asking Tamil Nadu government on why it can't take over the Sterlite Copper unit for producing oxygen to treat COVID-19 patients.

published on : 26th April 2021

All-party meet in Tamil Nadu on Monday to discuss 'oxygen production' by Sterlite copper unit

Though there was no official word from either the state government or the ruling AIADMK on the meet, the main opposition party DMK said its representatives would take part in it at the Secretariat.

published on : 25th April 2021

Anti-Sterlite activists oppose reopening of oxygen plant in Thoothukudi ahead of SC hearing

During the meeting, the collector explained that the country is in dire need of oxygen to treat COVID-19 patients who are dying for want of it.

published on : 23rd April 2021

Vedanta keen to set up mega copper smelter in coastal region

Vedanta Limited, owner of Thoothukudi’s Sterlite Copper, has begun proceedings to establish a state-of-the-art copper smelter complex in a coastal region of the country. 

published on : 2nd April 2021

SC refuses early hearing on plea related to Vedanta's Sterlite copper unit in Tamil Nadu

The top court, on December 2, last year had rejected the interim plea of Vedanta Ltd that it be permitted to inspect its Sterlite copper plant and to operate it for a month.

published on : 22nd January 2021
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