Iron Ore – Use of Minerals

Iron ore mined out from the lease area is utilized mainly for sponge iron making after sizing manually as well as by the mobile screens. Presently, iron ore is supplied @20,000 t/month for captive use in 2 kiln x 100 TPD captive sponge iron plant of M/s Seven Star Steels Ltd. located at Kelendamal, PO: Gudigaon, Jharsuguda, Odisha for production sponge iron @60,000 t/annum. Three Directors namely (1) Mr. R.L Bathwal, (2) Mr. N.K. Bathwal and (3) Mrs. Poonam Bathwal of the Lessee, Penguin Trading & Agencies Ltd. are common with the Directors of M/s Seven Star Steels Ltd. And also 5000t/month for captive use for sponge iron plant for M/s. Bhagabati Steel Pvt. Ltd., IDCO – plot no – 5, Industrial Growth Center, Badmal, Jharsuguda (Odisha). In addition to this, iron ore is supplied.