The NMDC limited (BSE: 526371 , NSE: NMDC) is a state- controlled mineral producer of theGovernment of India. It is fully owned by the Government of India and is under administrative control of the Ministry of Steel.
It is involved in the exploration of iron ore, copper, r ock phosphate,limestone, dolo mite,gypsum, benton ite,magnesite, diamond, tin, tungsten, gra phite etc.
It is Indias largest iron ore producer and exporter producing about 30 million tons of iron ore from 3 fully mechanised mines in Chhatisgarh and Karnataka. It also operates the only mechanised diamond mine in the country at Panna in Madhya Pradesh.
Operating mines Bailadila Iron Ore Mine, Kirandul Complex Bailadila Iron Ore Mine, Bacheli Complex Donimalai Diamond mining project, Majhgawan
Bailadila Iron Ore Mines, Bacheli ComplexCommissioned: January, 1977Average grade: +66% FeBalance reserves: 240.10 million tonnes (April,08)Product: Lump-150mm +10 mm Fine-10 mmCLO: 10mm to 40mmCapacity: 6 million tonnes of ROM ore/year Vizag outer harbour. Capable of handlingPort of Export: ships upto 1,30,000 DWTRail Link to Vizag: 471 Kms.No. Of Employees: 1846 (as on 30/04/2012)
DPR was prepared by NMDC Built with largely indigenous know-how and equipment Has the biggest indigenously built gyratory crusher (60" x 89") Longest conveyor system in mining in India with a single downhill conveyor of 2.5 km length passing through 2.2 km long tunnel with a gradient of 50 which was driven from both ends through difficult terrain and strata. A highly mechanised wet screening plant and facilities for stacking, reclaiming and loading (2500 t/ hour) of lump ore into railway wagons.
In 1987 mechanised handling system of reclamation and wagon loading of fine ore with a capacity of 2.8 million tonnes per annum was also added to meet the increasing demand of fines in the steel industry. IS0 9001:2000 certification awarded in February 2001.
Bailadila Deposit - 10 & 11ACommissioned: Feburary, 2003Average Grade: + 65 % Fe Dep 10(NB) 41.95 million tonnesPresent Reserves: Dep 10(SB) 162.77 million(As on 01/04/2008) tonnes Dep 11A 26.29 million tonnes Dep 11B 114.90 million tonnes Lump -150 - +10mm; Fines -10 Product: mm 5 million tonnes of ROM perCapacity: annumRail Link to Vizag: 471 KmsCertification: SO 9001:2000