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Outsiders instigating protests at Therubali plant: IMFA

  Rayagada: Indian Metals & Ferro Alloys Ltd (IMFA) officials on Tuesday stated that ‘outsiders’ are instigating locals and threatening their employees to join agitation at its plant in Therubali of Rayagada district. The plant employees and their families are now in a state of worry and scared as agitators have locked up the nearby […]

Nominations invited for Ekalabya Puraskar 2018

Bhubaneswar: The Indian Metals Public Charitable Trust (IMPaCT), managed by IMFA Group, has invited applications for its annual Ekalabya Puraskar-2018. The award that recognises outstanding young sportspersons of the State carries a cash prize of Rs 5,00,000. Two citation awards which are also given away, carry cash prizes of Rs 50,000 each. Applicants should be […]

Samajwadi Party demands CBI probe into loan waiver to IMFA

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha state committee of Samajwadi Party on Monday demanded a CBI probe alleging a scam behind Rs 2300 crore loan waiver to Indian Metals & Ferro Alloys Limited (IMFA). Members of Samajwadi Party led by State President Rabi Behera staged demonstration before the CBI office in Bhubaneswar and submitted a memorandum to the […]

Ace hockey defender Dipsan Tirkey receives 25th Ekalabya Puraskar

Bhubaneswar: International Hockey defender Dipsan Tirkey received the prestigious Ekalabya Puraskar for 2017 at the 25th edition of the sports awards in presence of ace badminton player and coach P Gopichand, BJD MP Baijayant Panda and Odisha Sports Minister Chandra Sarathi Behera in Bhubaneswar today. Civil Defence director BK Sharma was also present on the […]

Dipsan Tirkey to receive Ekalabya Puraskar today

Bhubaneswar: International hockey defender Dipsan Tirkey will be presented with the 25th Ekalabya Puraskar 2017 instituted by Indian Metals Public Charitable Trust (IMPaCT) today at Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar (XIMB). Tirkey, who recently played for the Indian team in the Men’s Hockey World League held in Bhubaneswar will receive a cash award of Rs […]

IMFA's Q2 performance hit by price volatility

Bhubaneswar: Indian Metals and Ferro Alloys (IMFA) Ltd reported its second quarter (Q2) results for the fiscal year 2017-18 (FY18) today. During the period, revenue of the company grew to Rs 416.03 crore in comparison to Rs 387.58 crore in the corresponding period of 2016-17 fiscal (FY17). Exports of the company grew to Rs 344.94 […]

Jogi’s allegations ridiculous: MP Baijayant’s office

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: Strongly refuting the allegations levelled by former Chhattisgarh CM Ajit Jogi over alleged link with former finance minister P. Chidambaram, the office of the Kendrapara MP Baijayant Panda on Thursday termed them as ‘ridiculous’. A written reply from the Parliamentarian’s office stated, “These allegations by Shri Jogi are ridiculous. Shri P.Chidambaram had appeared in court […]

IMFA gets green signal for mining in Sukinda, Mahagiri

Bhubaneswar: Odisha State Pollution Control Board (OSPCB) today permitted Indian Metals and Ferro Alloys (IMFA), the leading ferroalloys producer in the country, to resume mining activities in its two chromite mines in Sukinda and Mahagiri. OSPCB had earlier, on March 24, served a show cause notice to IMFA and asked to explain why the ‘consent […]

IMFA says closure of plant will affect its CSR activities

Bhubaneswar: Indian Metal & Ferro Alloys [IMFA] today said it was forced to shut down its four blast furnaces and a 60 MW power plant at Therubali and Choudwar after Odisha State Pollution Control Board (OSPCB) revoked Consent to Operate [CTO] the chromite mines. OSPCB’s withdrawal of CTO resulted in making the industry non-operational and […]

Mining ban on IMFA: Aberration in pollution board’s approach questioned

Cuttack: As livelihood of thousands is threatened with a halt in operations at India Metals and Ferro Alloys’ (IMFA) Therubali and Choudwar plants following the mining ban ordered by Odisha State Pollution Control Board (OSPCB), questions are being raised on the pollution watchdog’s approach while ordering ban. While only notices have been served to Odisha […]

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IMFA Therubali plant employees protest mining ban

Raygada: Following protests at India Metals and Ferro Alloys (IMFA) plant at Choudwar over ban on the company’s mines in Sukinda valley by Odisha Pollution Control Board (OPCB), employees of the company’s Therubali plant in Rayagada went up in arms today against the pollution watchdog’s order. Demanding that IMFA should be allowed to undertake mining, […]

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Despite reply to show cause notice, ban imposed before personal hearing : IMFA

Cuttack: With hundreds of workers continuing their stir in front of the plant of India Metals and Ferro Alloys (IMFA) at Choudwar in Cuttack protesting the order of the Odisha Pollution Control Board (OSPCB) to ban mining at the Mahagiri and Sukinda Chromite, the company authorities today clarified that they had responded to the notice of […]

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IMFA holds Inter Unit Volleyball tournament

Jajpur: An Inter Unit Volleyball tournament of Indian Metals & Ferro Alloys Ltd (IMFA) was held at the Mahagiri Enclave of IMFA in Kaliapani of Jajpur district. The host of the tournament was IMFA Mines and the other participants were IMFA Headquarters team, Choudwar Plant team, Therubali Plant team and BIPF-ITC Sukinda team. Therubali team […]

IMFA mulling business expansion to support 'Make in Odisha'

Bhubaneswar: Indian Metals & Ferro Alloys (IMFA) today said it is looking forward to expanding its business to support the ‘Make in Odisha’ initiative. IMFA, a fully integrated producer of ferro alloys, is committed to the development of the state, a company statement said today. The company’s stall which is highlighting its production, mining and […]

Poet Hrushikesh Mallick gets Sarala Samman

Bhubaneswar: Eminent poet Dr Hrushikesh Mallick was conferred with the prestigious Sarala Samman, an award instituted by the Indian Metals Public Charitable Trust (IMPaCT), an organisation established by the IMFA Group, at a special function here today. The poet received the award for his book ‘Jeje Dekhinathiba Bharata’. The award carries Rs 5 lakh cash […]

IMFA awarded ‘Green Product’ certification by CII

Indian Metals & Ferro Alloys Ltd (IMFA) has been awarded ‘Green Product’ certification by Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) for its pioneering effort in producing Low Density Aggregates from fly ash

Workers Union gherao DFO office in Keonjhar

More than 100 members of Baula Region Workers Union gheraoed office of District forest Officer (DFO) demanding the reopening of the Baula chromites mines operated by IMFA under Anandpur tahasil here on Wednesday

Heptathlete Purnima Hembram to get Ekalabya Puraskar

Odisha’s heptathlete Purnima Hembram will be awarded with the prestigious Ekalabya Puraskar for the year 2013, announced Indian Metals Public Charitable Trust (IMPaCT) here on Sunday