Mining Industry of India - 2008

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TABLE 2
INDIA: STRUCTURE OF THE MINERAL INDUSTRY IN 2008
(Thousand metric tons unless otherwise specified)
 
  Annual  
Commodity   Major operating companies and major equity owners   Location of main facilities   capacitye  
Alumina Indian Aluminium Co. Ltd. [Indian interests, 60.4%, and Alcan Belgaum Refinery, Karnataka 280
Aluminium Ltd., 39.6%]
Do.     National Aluminium Co. Ltd. (Indian Government, 100%)   Dhamanjodi Refinery, Orissa   1,580  
Do.     Bharat Aluminium Co. Ltd. [Indian Government, 49%, and Sterlite   Korba Refinery, Chhattisgarh   200  
        Industries (India) Ltd., 51%]          
Do.     Utkal Alumina International Ltd. (Hindalco Industries Ltd., 100%)   Koraput Refinery, Orissa   1,500 1
Do. Madras Aluminium Co. Ltd. [Sterlite Industries (India) Ltd., Mettur Refinery, Tamil Nadu 80
        80%, and others, 20%]          
Do. Indian Aluminium Co. Ltd. [Indian interests, 60.4%, and Alcan Muri Refinery, Jharkhand 88
        Aluminium Ltd., 39.6%]          
Do. Hindalco Industries Ltd. (Birla Group, 33%; foreign investors, Renukoot Refinery, Uttar Pradesh 450
        26%; private Indian investors, 23%; financial institutions, 18%)          
Aluminum Indian Aluminium Co. Ltd. [Indian interests, 60.4%, and Alcan Alupuram Smelter, Kerala 20
Aluminium Ltd., 39.6%]
Do.     National Aluminium Co. Ltd. (Indian Government, 100%)   Angul Smelter, Orissa   345  
Do. Indian Aluminium Co. Ltd. [Indian interests, 60.4%, and Alcan Belgaum Smelter, Karnataka 70
Aluminium Ltd., 39.6%]
Do.     Hindalco Industries Ltd. (Birla Group, 33%; foreign investors,   Hirakud Smelter, Orissa   100  
  26%; private Indian investors, 23%; financial institutions, 18%)
Do.     Bharat Aluminium Co. Ltd. [Indian Government, 49%, and Sterlite   Korba Smelters, Chhattisgarh   350  
        Industries (India) Ltd., 51%]          
Do. Madras Aluminium Co. Ltd. [Sterlite Industries (India) Ltd., Mettur Smelter, Tamil Nadu 40
        80%, and others, 20%]          
Do. Hindalco Industries Ltd. (Birla Group, 33%; foreign investors, Renukoot Smelter, Uttar Pradesh 275
        26%; private Indian investors, 23%; financial institutions, 18%)          
Barite Andhra Pradesh Mineral Development Corp. Ltd. (Andhra Pradesh Cuddapah District mines, Andhra 350
State government, 100%) Pradesh
Do.     Associated Mineral Corp.   do.   75  
Do.     Pragathi Minerals   do.   50  
Do.     Shri C.M. Ram nath Reddy   do.   75  
Do.     Vijayalaxmi Minerals Trading Co.   do.   50  
Bauxite     Bharat Aluminium Co. Ltd. [Indian Government, 49%, and Sterlite   Amarkantak Mine, Madhya Pradesh   200  
        Industries (India) Ltd., 51%]          
Do. Indian Aluminium Co. Ltd. [Indian interests, 60.4%, and Alcan Kolhapur District mines, Maharashtra 600
        Aluminium Ltd., 39.6%]          
Do. Gujarat Mineral Development Corp. (Gujarat State government, Kutch and Saurashtra Mines, Gujarat 500
        100%)          
Do. Hindalco Aluminium Co. Ltd. (Birla Group, 33%; foreign investors, Mines in Lohardaga District, Jharkhand 750
        26%; private Indian investors, 23%; financial institutions, 18%)          
Do. Indian Aluminium Co. Ltd. [Indian interests, 60.4%, and Alcan do. 200
        Aluminium Ltd., 39.6%]          
Do. National Aluminium Co. Ltd. (Indian Government, 100%) Mines in Panchpatmali Hills, Koraput 4,800
            District, Orissa      
Do. Minerals & Minerals Ltd. (Indian Government, 100%) Mines in Richuguta, Palamau District, 200
            Jharkhand      
Borax     Borax Morarji Ltd.   Ambernath, Maharashtra   17  
Cement     Larsen and Toubro Ltd.   Awarpur Plant, Maharashtra   2,300  
Do. Century Cement (Century Textiles and Industries Ltd., a subsidiary Baikunth Plant, Madhya Pradesh 1,120
        of the Birla Group, 100%)          
Do.     Ambuja Cements Ltd. (Holcim Group, 14.8%)   Plants in 7 States   14,000  
See footnotes at end of table.
TABLE 2óContinued
INDIA: STRUCTURE OF THE MINERAL INDUSTRY IN 2008
(Thousand metric tons unless otherwise specified)
 
  Annual
Commodity   Major operating companies and major equity owners   Location of main facilities   capacitye
CementóContinued Coromandel Fertilizers Ltd. [Chevron Chemical Co. (United States), Chilamkur Plant, Andhra Pradesh 1,000
23.55%; International Minerals and Chemical Co., 20.89%; Parry
        and Co., 10.64%; E.I.D. Parry (India) Ltd., 6.65%; others, 38.27%]        
Do. The Associated Cement Cos. Ltd. (Indian Government, 34.86%, and Gagal Plant, Himachal Pradesh 1,830
        private shareholders, 65.14%)          
Do. Raymond Cement Works (a division of Raymond Woolen Mills Ltd., Gopalnagar Plant, West Bengal 1,250
        JK Singhania, principal shareholder)          
Do. Narmada Cement Co. Ltd. (Chowgule and Co. Ltd., 34%; Gujarat Jafrabad Plant, Gujarat 1,000
        State government, 17.33%; others, 48.67%)          
Do. Rajashree Cement (a division of Indian Rayon and Industries Ltd., Khor Plant, Karnataka 1,020
        100%)          
Do. The Associated Cement Cos. Ltd. (Indian Government, 34.86%, and Kymore Plant, Madhya Pradesh 1,500
private shareholders, 65.14%)
Do.     Mangalam Cement Ltd.   Morak Plant, Rajasthan   1,000  
Do. Mysore Cements Ltd. (Government institutions and banks, 41.13%; Narasingarh Plant, Haryana 1,089
        Corporate Trust Holdings, 21.70%; others, 37.17%)          
Do.     Cement Corp. of India Ltd. (Indian Government, 100%)   Nayagaon Plant, Madhya Pradesh   1,330  
Do.     JK Cement Works (a division of JK Synthetics Ltd., 100%)   Nimbahera Plant, Rajasthan   1,462  
Do.     OCL India Ltd.   Orissa   1,850  
Do. The India Cement Co. Ltd. (Indian Government, 26%; Life Sankarnagar Plant, Tamil Nadu 1,000
        Insurance Corp. of India, 24%; others, 50%)          
Do. Maihar Cement (Century Textiles and Industries Ltd., a subsidiary Satna Plant, Madhya Pradesh 1,800
of the Birla Group, 100%)
Do.     Shree Digvijay Cement Co. Ltd.   Shreeniwas Plant, Maharashtra   1,070  
Do. Lakshmi Cement (a division of Straw Products Ltd., JK Singhania, Sirohi Plant, Rajasthan 1,400
        principal shareholder)          
Do.     Lafarge S.A.   Sonadih, Chhattisgarh   1,400  
Do. Manikgarth Cement (Century Textiles and Industries Ltd., a Tehsil Rajura Plant, Maharashtra 1,000
subsidiary of the Birla Group, 100%)
Do.     Vasavadatta Cement (Kesoram Industries Ltd., 100%)   Vasavadatta Plant, Karnataka   1,000  
Do. Vikram Cement (Grasim Industries Ltd., a subsidiary of the Birla Vikram Plant, Madhya Pradesh 1,000
        Group, 100%)          
Do. Raasi Cement Ltd. (Andhra Pradesh State government, 50%, and Vishnupuram Plant, Andhra Pradesh 1,000
        Development Co. Ltd., 50%)          
Do. The Associated Cement Cos. Ltd. (Indian Government, 34.86%, and Wadi Plant, Karnataka 2,180
private shareholders, 65.14%)
Chromium     Ferro Alloys Corp. Ltd.   Cuttack District, Orissa   120  
Do.     Orissa Mining Corp. Ltd. (Orissa Industries Ltd., 100%)   do.   300  
Do.     Tata Steel   do.   100  
Do.     Ferro Alloys Corp. Ltd.   Dhenkanal District, Orissa   75  
Do.     Orissa Mining Corp. Ltd. (Orissa Industries Ltd., 100%)   do.   200  
Do.     Mysore Minerals Ltd.   Hassan District, Karnataka   125  
Do.     Ferro Alloys Corp. Ltd.   Kendujhar District, Orissa   75  
Do.     Orissa Mining Corp. Ltd. (Orissa Industries Ltd., 100%)   do.   100  
Do.     Ferro Alloys Corp. Ltd.   Khammam District, Andhra Pradesh   100  
Coal, bituminous million metric tons Bharat Coking Coal Ltd. (a subsidiary of Coal India Ltd., Indian Bihar and West Bengal 26
        Government, 100%)          
Do. do. Central Coalfields Ltd. (a subsidiary of Coal India Ltd., Indian Bihar 27
        Government, 100%)          
Do. do. Eastern Coalfields Ltd. (a subsidiary of Coal India Ltd., Indian Bihar and West Bengal 21
        Government, 100%)          
Do. do. Mahanadi Coalfields Ltd. (a subsidiary of Coal India Ltd., Indian Orissa 21
        Government, 100%)          
See footnotes at end of table.
TABLE 2óContinued
INDIA: STRUCTURE OF THE MINERAL INDUSTRY IN 2008
(Thousand metric tons unless otherwise specified)
 
  Annual
Commodity   Major operating companies and major equity owners   Location of main facilities   capacitye
Coal, bituminousó million metric tons North Eastern Coalfields Ltd. (a subsidiary of Coal India Ltd., Assam 640
Continued     Indian Government, 100%)          
Do. do. Northern Coalfields Ltd. (a subsidiary of Coal India Ltd., Indian Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh 24
        Government, 100%)          
Do. do. Singareni Collieries Co. Ltd. (Andhra Pradesh State government, Andhra Pradesh 18
        50%, and Indian Government, 50%)          
Do. do. South Eastern Coalfields Ltd. (a subsidiary of Coal India Ltd., Madhya Pradesh 36
        Indian Government, 100%)          
Do. do. Western Coalfields Ltd. (a subsidiary of Coal India Ltd., Indian Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra 18
Government, 100%)
Coal, lignite do.   Neyveli Lignite Corp. Ltd. (NLC) (Indian Government, 100%)   Tamil Nadu   17  
Copper, mine Hindustan Copper Ltd. (HCL) (Indian Government, 100%) Indian Copper Complex Mines, Ghatsila 31
            District, Jharkhand      
Do. do. Khetri Copper Complex Mines, 15
            Khetrinagar Rajasthan      
Do. do. Malanjkhand Copper Complex Mines, 22
            Balaghar District, Madhya Pradesh      
Copper, metal Hindalco Industries Ltd. (Birla Group, 33%; foreign investors, Birla Copper Complex smelter, Dahej, 70
        26%; private Indian investors, 23%; financial institutions, 18%)   Gujarat      
Do. Hindustan Copper Ltd. (HCL) (Indian Government, 100%) Indian Copper Complex smelter-refinery, 20
            Ghatsila District, Jharkhand      
Do. do. Khetri Copper Complex smelter-refinery, 45
            Khetrinagar District, Rajasthan      
Do.     Sterlite Industries (India) Ltd.   Tuticorin Smelter, Tamil Nadu   400  
Do.     do.   Silvassa Refinery, Gujarat   300  
Diamond carats   Indian Government   Mahjgawan Mine   25,000  
Gold kilograms   Hutti Gold Mines Co.   Hutti Mine, Karnataka   3,000  
Iron and steel, crude steel Visvesvaraya Iron and Steel Ltd. (Karnataka State government, 60%, Bhadravati steel plant, Karnataka 180
and Steel Authority of India Ltd., Indian Government, 40%)
Do.     Steel Authority of India Ltd. (Indian Government, 100%)   Bhilai steel plant, Jharkhand   4,930  
Do.     do.   Bokaro steel plant, Jharkhand   4,600  
Do. Indian Iron and Steel Co. Ltd. (wholly owned subsidiary of Steel Burnpur steel plant, West Bengal 1,500
Authority of India Ltd., Indian Government, 100%)
Do.     Ispat Industries Ltd.   Dolvi, Maharashtra   3,000  
Do.     Steel Authority of India Ltd. (Indian Government, 100%)   Durgapur steel plant, West Bengal   1,600  
Do.     Tata Steel   Jamshedpur steel plant, Jharkhand   5,000  
Do.     do.   Jagdalpur, Chattisgarh   2,000  
Do.     do.   Duburi, Orissa   3,000  
Do.     Steel Authority of India Ltd. (Indian Government, 100%)   Rourkela steel plant, Orissa   1,800  
Do.     Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Ltd.   Visakhapatnam steel plant, Andhra   3,200  
            Pradesh      
Do. JSW Steel Co. Ltd. Vijayanagar, Karnataka 7,000
Do.     Ministeel plants (privately owned)   About 180 plants located throughout   4,700  
            India      
Do.     Essar Steel Co. Ltd.   Hazira, Gujarat   3,000  
Do.     Lloyds Steel Industries Ltd.   Wardha, Maharashtra   500  
Do.     MSP Steel and Power Ltd.   Raipur, Chhattisgarh   750  
Iron ore     National Mineral Development Corp. Ltd. (NMDC) (Indian   Bailadila, Chhattisgarh   9,000  
Government, 100%)
Do.     Steel Authority of India Ltd. (Indian Government, 100%)   Bastar and Durg District, Chhattisgarh   7,000  
Do.     Kudremukh Iron Ore Co. Ltd. (Indian Government, 100%)   Kudremukh, Chikmagalur District,   10,300  
            Karnataka      
See footnotes at end of table.
TABLE 2óContinued
INDIA: STRUCTURE OF THE MINERAL INDUSTRY IN 2008
(Thousand metric tons unless otherwise specified)
 
  Annual
Commodity   Major operating companies and major equity owners   Location of main facilities   capacitye
Iron oreóContinued     National Mineral Development Corp. Ltd. (NMDC) (Indian Donimalai, Karnataka 9,000
      Government, 100%)
Do.     Chowgule and Co. Ltd.   Goa   2,500  
Do.     Dempo Mining Corp. Ltd.   do.   2,500  
Do.     V.M. Salgaocar & Bros. Pvt. Ltd.   do.   2,500  
Do.     Sesa Goa Ltd. (Vedanta Resources plc, 51%)   Codli and Sonshi, Goa   NA  
Do.     Steel Authority of India Ltd. (Indian Government, 100%)   Kendujhar District, Orissa   3,000  
Do.     Tata Steel   do.   2,000  
Do. Indian Iron and Steel Co. Ltd. (wholly owned subsidiary of Steel Singhbhum District, Bihar 2,500
Authority of India Ltd., Indian Government, 100%)
Do.     Steel Authority of India Ltd. (Indian Government, 100%)   do.   3,500  
Do.     Tata Steel   do.   3,500  
Kyanite     Associated Mining Co.   Bhandara District, Maharashtra   10  
Do.     Maharashtra Mineral Corp. Ltd.   do.   10  
Do. Bihar State Mineral Development Corp. Ltd. (Bihar State Singhbhum District, Bihar 10
government, 100%)
Do.     Hindustan Copper Ltd. (HCL) (Indian Government, 100%)   do.   22  
Lead:                
Primary   Hindustan Zinc Ltd. (HZL) (Sterlite Opportunities and Ventures Ltd., Chanderiya Smelters, Rajasthan 85
        64.9%, and Indian Government, 29.5%)          
Do.     do.   Tundoo Smelter, Bihar   8  
Secondary     Indian Lead Co.   Thane Refinery, Mumbai, Maharashtra   25  
Do.     do.   Wada, Mumbai, Maharashtra   40  
Lead ore     Hindustan Zinc Ltd. (HZL) (Sterlite Opportunities and Ventures Ltd.,   Agnigundala Mine, Andhra Pradesh   72  
        64.9%, and Indian Government, 29.5%)          
Do.     do.   Sargipalli Mine, Orissa   150  
Lead-zinc ore     do.   Rampura-Agucha Mine, Rajasthan   1,300  
Do.     do.   Zawar mine group, Rajasthan   1,200  
Magnesite     Burn Standard Co. Ltd. (Indian Government, 100%)   Salem, Tamil Nadu   150  
Do.     Dalmia Magnesite Corp.   do.   150  
Do. Tamil Nadu Magnesite Ltd. (Tamil Nadu State government, 100%) do. 150
Manganese ore2     Manganese Ore India Ltd. (Indian Government, 100%)   Adilabad, Andhra Pradesh   NA  
Do.     Falechand Marsingdas   Andhra Pradesh   NA  
Do.     Manganese Ore India Ltd. (Indian Government, 100%)   Balaghat, Madhya Pradesh   NA  
Do.     J.A. Trivedi Bros.   do.   NA  
Do.     Sandur Manganese and Iron Ores Ltd.   Bellary, Karnataka   NA  
Do.     Manganese Ore India Ltd. (Indian Government, 100%)   Bhandara, Maharashtra   NA  
Do.     Eastern Mining Co.   North Kanara, Karnataka   NA  
Do.     Mysore Minerals Ltd.   do.   NA  
Do.     Manganese Ore India Ltd. (Indian Government, 100%)   Keonjhar, Orissa   NA  
Do.     Mangilah, Rungta (Pvt.) Ltd.   do.   NA  
Do.     Orissa Mining Corp. Ltd.   do.   NA  
Do.     Rungta Mines (Pvt.) Ltd.   do.   NA  
Do.     Serajuddin & Co.   do.   NA  
Do.     S. Lall & Co.   do.   NA  
Do.     Tata Steel   do.   NA  
Do.     Orissa Mineral Development Co. Ltd.   Koraput, Orissa   NA  
Do.     Orissa Mining Corp. Ltd.   do.   NA  
Do.     Mysore Minerals Ltd.   Shimoga, Karnataka   NA  
Do.     Aryan Mining & Trading Corp.   Sundargarh, Orissa   NA  
Do.     Orissa Manganese & Minerals (Pvt.) Ltd.   do.   NA  
Do.     Tata Steel   do.   NA  
Do.     R.B.S. Shreeram Durga Prasad and Falechand Marsingdas   Vizianagaram, Andhra Pradesh   NA  
See footnotes at end of table.
TABLE 2óContinued
INDIA: STRUCTURE OF THE MINERAL INDUSTRY IN 2008
(Thousand metric tons unless otherwise specified)
 
  Annual
Commodity   Major operating companies and major equity owners   Location of main facilities   capacitye
Mica metric tons Micafab India Pvt. Ltd. Sydapuram Mandal, Andhra Pradesh 4,500
Do. do.   Premier Mica Co.   Rjupalem, Andhra Pradesh   200  
Petroleum, refined thousand 42-gallon Cochin Refineries Ltd. (a subsidiary of Oil and Natural Gas Corp., Ambalamugal Refinery, Kerala 93,000
products barrels per day   Indian Government, 55%, and private interests, 45%)          
Do. do. Indian Oil Corp. (a subsidiary of Oil and Natural Gas Corp., Indian Barauni Refinery, Bihar 66,000
        Government, 91%, and private interests, 9%)          
Do. do. Bongaigaon Refinery and Petrochemicals Ltd. (a subsidiary of Oil Bongaigaon Refinery, Assam 27,000
        and Natural Gas Corp., Indian Government, 100%)          
Do. do. Indian Oil Corp. (a subsidiary of Oil and Natural Gas Corp., Indian Digboi Refinery, Assam 12,000
  Government, 91%, and private interests, 9%)
Do. do.   do.   Guwahati Refinery, Assam   20,000  
Do. do.   do.   Haldia Refinery, West Bengal   61,000  
Do. do.   do.   Koyali Refinery, Gujarat   185,000  
Do. do. Madras Refineries Ltd. (a subsidiary of Oil and Natural Gas Corp., Madras Refinery, Tamil Nadu 131,000
        Indian Government, 52%, and private interests, 48%)          
Do. do. Bharat Petroleum Corp. Ltd. (a subsidiary of Oil and Natural Gas Mahul Refinery, Mumbai, Maharashtra 135,000
        Corp., Indian Government, 67%, and private interests, 33%)          
Do. do. Industan Petroleum Corp. Ltd. (a subsidiary of Oil and Natural Gas do. 110,000
Corp., Indian Government, 51%, and private interests, 49%)
Do. do.   Essar Oil Ltd.   Vadinar Refinery, Gujarat   240,000  
Do. do. do. Visakhapatnam Refinery, Andhra 90,000
            Pradesh      
Do. do. Indian Oil Corp. (a subsidiary of Oil and Natural Gas Corp., Indian Mathura Refinery, Uttar Pradesh 156,000
Government, 91%, and private interests, 9%)
Do. do.   do.   Panipat Refinery, Haryana   240,000  
Phosphate rock3 Rajasthan State Mineral Development Corp. Ltd. (Rajasthan State Badgaon, Dakankotra, Kanpur, NA
government, 100%) Kharbaria-ka-Guda, and Sallopat
            Mines, Rajasthan      
Do. Pyrites Phosphates and Chemicals Ltd. Durmala and Maldeota underground NA
            mines, Uttar Pradesh      
Do. Madhya Pradesh State Mining Corp. Ltd. (Madhya Pradesh State Hirapur and Khatamba Mines, NA
        government, 100%)   Jharkhand      
Do. Rajasthan State Mines and Minerals Ltd. (Rajasthan State Jhamarkotra Mine, Rajasthan NA
government, 100%)
Do.     Hindustan Zinc Ltd. (HZL) (Sterlite Opportunities and Ventures Ltd.,   Maton Mine, Rajasthan   NA  
        64.9%, and Indian Government, 29.5%)          
Titanium, ilmenite-rutile ore     Kerala Minerals and Metals Ltd. (Kerala State government, 100%)   Chavara, Kerala   100  
Do.     Indian Rare Earths Ltd. (IREL) (Indian Government, 100%)   do.   250  
Do.     do.   Ganjam, Orissa   220  
Do.     do.   Manavalakurichi, Tamil Nadu   65  
Do.     VV Minerals Ltd.   Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu   130  
Zinc     Binani Zinc Ltd.   Binanipuram Smelter, Kerala   38  
Do.     Hindustan Zinc Ltd. (HZL) (Sterlite Opportunities and Ventures Ltd.,   Chanderiya Smelter, Rajasthan   340  
        64.9%, and Indian Government, 29.5%)          
Do.     do.   Debari Smelter, Rajasthan   78  
Do. do. Visakhapatnam (Vizag) Smelter, 54
            Andhra Pradesh      
eEstimated.Do., do. Ditto.NA Not available.
1Scheduled startup is delayed to 2011.
2Capacity of clusters of surface mines varies extremely, depending on demand. Estimated total capacity is 1.8 million metric tons per year (Mt/yr).
3Estimated total phosphate rock capacity is 1.2 Mt/yr.

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