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Tata Steel opens first iron ore fine jigging plant

Tata Steel on Wednesday inaugurated India's first automated iron ore fine jigging plant at Noamundi Iron Mine in Jharkhand.

india Updated: May 10, 2006 12:49 IST

Tata Steel on Wednesday inaugurated India's first automated iron ore fine jigging plant at Noamundi Iron Mine of the company situated in West Singhbhum district at Jharkhand.

The plant will help in effective use of iron ore fines, reducing coke consumption and increasing productivity of blast furnaces.

Company Managing Director B Muthuraman inaugurated the jigging and hydro-cyclone plant of capacity about 300 tonnes per hour or 1.6 MTPA throughputs.

The plant has been installed at a cost of about Rs 25 crores and within two years, a release here stated.

Further, the Hydro-cyclone Plant installed at a cost of about Rs 7 crores will help in recovering iron values from the slime being discharged from washing plant and reduce alumina level.

First Published: May 10, 2006 12:49 IST