OREANDA-NEWS. The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has today allowed the Tuticorin Copper Smelter of Sterlite Industries to recommence production.

NGT has laid down certain conditions. We welcome the order and will work closely with the regulatory authorities and expect to resume production in approximately one week.

Sterlite Industries (India) Limited is India's largest diversified metals and mining company. The company produces aluminium, copper, zinc, lead, silver, and commercial energy and has operations in India, Australia, Namibia, South Africa and Ireland. The company has a strong organic growth pipeline of projects. Sterlite Industries is listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange and National Stock Exchange in India and the New York Stock Exchange in the United States.