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

Mining News - Published on Mon, 18 Feb 2019

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State-run miner NMDC said that it has produced 25.09 million tonne of iron ore in the April-January period of this financial year. 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. 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.

According to the filing, 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. 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.

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Posted By : Rabi Wangkhem on Mon, 18 Feb 2019
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