Sterlite Copper plant

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

Blow to Vedanta as SC turns down plea to reopen Thoothukudi Sterlite plant

The plant was closed in 2018 after the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) found violations of environmental norms.

published on : 2nd December 2020

Tamil Nadu: Madras High Court stays construction of new copper smelter by Sterlite industries in Thoothukudi

The stay comes a day after 11 people were killed and 20 others grievously injured after police reportedly opened fire multiple times against anti-Sterlite protesters in Thoothukudi on Tuesday.

published on : 23rd May 2018

'Ban Sterlite': Thousands of protesters hit the streets demanding closure of copper plant in Thoothukudi

Local residents argue that the existing smelter has been polluting their water and air since it was established in 1996.

published on : 29th March 2018

British Tamils protest outside Vedanta chief Anil Agarwal's London home against Tuticorin Sterlite Copper Plant

Carrying traditional Tamil parai drums, dozens of protesters gathered outside the Mayfair home of the Vedanta chief to coincide with major demonstrations in Thoothukudi in Tamil Nadu yesterday.

published on : 25th March 2018