The particulars of RMD ’s organization.
About Raw Materials Division
SAIL is the second largest organization in iron ore mining in India. RMD operates seven iron ore, one limestone & one dolomite mines, having long term exclusive leases for these. The RMD mines provide about 26 million tonnes of raw materials to meet almost the total iron ore and about 25% of its flux (limestone & dolomite) requirements. Steel Plants now require iron ore with 64% iron, iron making grade limestone with less than 5% silica, and steel making grade limestone with less than 1% silica.
Mines of RMD
The operating mines are located in the States of Jharkhand, Odisha and Madhya Pradesh. The mines are:
|Iron Ore||Kiriburu, Meghahatuburu, Bolani, Barsua, Kalta ,Gua & Manoharpur|
Raw Materials Division[RMD], with its headquarters at Kolkata, oversees all aspects of raw materials operations other than in the case of mines belonging to Bhilai Steel Plant[BSP]. It has a Planning & Development[P&D] Wing located at Rourkela taking care of medium and long term requirements of the Company.
In order to render centralized maintenance facilities to the mines, a Central Base Repair Shop(CBRS) has been established at Bolani Ores Mines[BOM]. This takes care of engines, transmission overhaul of heavy mining machinery like excavators, dumpers, blast hole drills, dozers, etc.
In order to utilize human resources effectively, prime importance is laid on the welfare of the workforce and development of potential to achieve high performance levels. A well-equipped HRD Centre, RTC, operates at Kiriburu as a Central Training Centre for training for all the mines under RMD.
SAIL has been operating mines for more than 50 years and has sufficient expertise in the operation and maintenance of open cast mines. It can provide consultancy in the fields of exploration, planning, development, operation and maintenance of mines.