Tata Steel Mining bags seven prizes with overall first for Sukinda Chromite Mine

24th Mines Environment and Mineral Conservation Week, 2022-23

Bhubaneswar : With pioneering initiatives, sustained focus and targeted interventions, Tata Steel Mining Limited (TSML) bagged First prize in Overall Performance category at the 24th Mines Environment and Mineral Conservation (MEMC) Week, 2022-23 organised under the aegis of Indian Bureau of Mines, Bhubaneswar region in Bhubaneswar.
TSML’s Sukinda Chromite Mine received First prize in Overall Performance, First prize in Sustainable Development, Second prize in Afforestation and Third prize in Reclamation and Rehabilitation under Group-2.
Similarly, Saruabil Chromite Mine was awarded with First prize in Waste Dump Management under Group-4 and Kamarda Chromite Mine was conferred with the Third prizes in Waste Dump Management and Reclamation and Rehabilitation of waste dump under Group-4.
Expressing happiness over the achievement, Pankaj Satija, Managing Director, Tata Steel Mining, said “It’s indeed a matter of pride for all of us as we have bagged Seven prizes. This will certainly inspire the team to go the extra mile and scale new heights.”
Adding that Tata Steel Mining has always been committed to embrace excellence & has emerged as a responsible mining company the MD said “Driven by transformational values, we continue working towards protecting mine environment and conserving minerals. It has always been our priority to work towards intergenerational equity by adhering to sustainable mining practices,” he added.

Pankaj Kulshrestha, Chief Controller of Mines (I/c), IBM who graced the occasion as Chief Guest, gave away the awards to the winners. Sushanta Kumar Mishra, Senior General Manager, Mines, Shambhu Nath Jha, Manager, Mines (Sukinda), Naveen Srivastava, Manager, Mines (Twin Mines) and Ajay Kumar Vishwambharnath, AGM (SHE) along with other officials of Tata Steel Mining received the prizes.
About Tata Steel Mining Limited
Tata Steel Mining is a 100 % subsidiary of Tata Steel. With the change of name from Tata Steel Alloys Limited to Tata Steel Mining Limited, the company has redefined itself from a ferro chrome manufacturer to an integrated chrome value player. Tata Steel Mining is among the leading players in chrome ore mining and ferroalloys C business in India. Starting from mining, to making ferro chrome, managing the supply chain and associated processes, Tata Steel Mining serve its esteemed customers both in the national and international markets. Its operations leverage Tata Steel’s (parent company) domain expertise in mining, innovation capabilities, sustainability, and long-standing position in the Chrome business. Furthermore, it is leveraging its mining expertise and strong relationships with customers to expand the business and inject it with its new-found rigour and focus.

The values of visionary leadership, excellence, valuing employees, communities & partners, Sustainability, organizational and corporate citizenship are embedded in the Purpose, Vision and Values of Tata Steel Mining and are aligned with the Tata Steel Founder’s philosophy and Tata Group values
Tata Steel Mining’s capacity for high-carbon ferro chrome manufacturing has increased to nearly 500 KTPA. Its manufacturing base includes two of its own ferro chrome smelting facilities in Odisha, Gopalpur and Athagarh, as well as six partner smelter plants spread across four states in eastern and central India. Company’s three chrome ore captive mines in Sukinda, Saruabil, and Kamarda provide a reliable supply chain for its ferro chrome operations. The company has built a well-integrated value chain from mine to market using this infrastructure.

To know more about Tata Steel Mining and its various activities pertaining to sustainability and CSR activities you can follow them at https://tatasteelmining.com and https://www.linkedin.com/company/tata-steel-mining-limited


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