Wednesday, October 28, 2020
Home Business NMDC's April-January iron ore production at 25 MT

NMDC’s April-January iron ore production at 25 MT

- Advertisement -

State-run miner NMDC on Thursday said it has produced 25.09 million tonnes (MT) of iron ore in the April-January period of this financial year.

- Advertisement -

The company produced 17.12 MT of iron ore from its mines in Chhattisgarh, while its production from Karnataka stood at 7.97 MT, in the first 10 months of this fiscal, NDMC said in a BSE filing.

The PSU sold 25.25 MT of iron ore during April-January period, the filing said adding that production and sales figure of iron ore are provisional.

- Advertisement -

For the month of January this year, iron ore production fell by 11.53 per cent to 3.22 MT over the year-ago period when the company’s production stood at 3.64 MT, according to the filing.

The iron ore sales figure for January this year stood at 3.11 MT, down from 3.25 MT in the same period a year ago.

Iron ore is the main ingredient used in making steel.

According to its website, NMDC is India’s single largest iron ore producer, presently producing about 30 million tonnes (MT) of iron ore from three fully mechanised mines.

The operations at its Donimalai iron ore mine in Karnataka are suspended at the moment.

The company is involved in the exploration of wide range of minerals, including iron ore, copper, rock phosphate, limestone, dolomite, gypsum, bentonite, magnesite, diamond, tin, tungsten, graphite, beach sands etc.

- Advertisement -

Most Popular

Fourth upgrading in corona test rates in the state; corona test for Rs 980 only

The rates for corona tests conducted in private laboratories in the state have been revised once again and the cost per test has been...

If human urge to rape cannot be controlled, consider tying humans up, rather than animals

A female dog was brutally raped inside the posh Galleria shopping mall of Mumbai, the news is very much shocking but more than that...

US-India 2+2 Dialogue: US, India Must Focus On Threat Posed By China, Says Mike Pompeo

The United States and India must work together to confront the threat posed by China to security and freedom, US Secretary Mike Pompeo said...

COVID-19: Maharashtra reported around 2 lakh crimes, 34 crores fine, 41,826 arrested during lockdown

Maharashtra’s Home Minister Anil Deshmukh said that since the lockdown started, the state has so far imposed 2 lakh 88 thousand offenses under section 188 and 1347 illegal traffic offenses during COVID-19 lockdown.