O and M Projects

KIOCL Limited a pioneer organization in the Pellet manufacturing industry and having over three decades of experience of owning, operating, Maintaining and Controlling (of the Process Parameters) of the Iron Ore beneficiation plant of capacity of 7.5 MTPA and Iron Oxide Pellet Plant capacity of 3.5 MTPA.

For utilization of experienced manpower in the field of beneficiation and palletization plant, KIOCL took an initiative and entered into Operation and Maintenance (O&M) contract with M/s NMDC and M/s OMC. The details are as follows.

O&M of Beneficiation and Pellet Plant at Donimalai:

KIOCL has entered into an agreement with M/s NMDC for providing services during pre-commissioning, commissioning and O&M services for a period of Three years in respect of 1.89 MTPA beneficiation and 1.2 MTPA Pellet Plant of NMDC at Donimalai. KIOCL’s technical Manpower was involved in pre-commissioning activities, trial runs of the equipment, etc. At present both Beneficiation and Pellet Plant of NMDC are commissioned and production has commenced.

O&M of Chrome Ore Beneficiation Plant (COB) at Kaliapani:

KIOCL has undertaken the contract work with M/s Orissa Mining Corporation (OMC) for operation, repair and Maintenance of their existing 1.4 MTPA Chrome Ore Beneficiation Plant(COBP) in the Mining Lease area of South Kaliapani Mines in the district of Jajpur, Odisha for a period Three years w.e.f April 1st 2015.

Mineral Exploration:

KIOCL Limited is recognized as the Mineral Exploration entity under section 4(1) of Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulations) Act 1957 w.e.f February 16th 2015 for carrying out Mineral Exploration works across the country.

KIOCL has carried out around 25,000 meters of exploration drilling across the country for providing the mineral evidence. An MoU was entered with M/s Mineral Exploration Corporation Limited(MECL) for “Utilization of the core competency in the field of Mineral Exploration and Mining”.

KIOCL has a team of highly experienced Mining Engineers, Geologists and well equipped laboratory having all the facilities related to Mineral Exploration offering expert valued services.

Mineral Exploration works :

Ministry of Mines allotted 2 nos of G4 stage of mineral exploration works related to Iron ore, Gold and associated elements to KIOCL Ltd.
The investigation work will be regulated through National Mineral Exploration Trust (NMET), which is set up by Ministry of Mines to promote the regional and detailed mineral exploration program across the country.