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Bailadila Iron Ore Mines, Kirandul Complex

Commissioned: April, 1968
Average grade: + 66% Fe
Balance reserves: 138.29 million tonnes (April, 08)

Bailadila-14 mine is the first large scale open cast mechanised iron ore mine in India for which DPR was prepared by NMDC. The mine has the distinction of having unique down-the-hill conveyor system passing through a tunnel to transport iron ore from crushing plant to processing plant.

Bailadila Deposit - 11/C

Commissioned: June, 1988
Average grade: + 65% Fe
Balance reserves: 52.98 million tonnes (April, 08)
Capacity: 5 MTPA
Product Dep 14& 11C: Lump –150mm +10mm Fine –10 mm
CLO: 6mm to 40mm
Capacity: 5.50 million tonnes ROM ore/year (original)
Derated Capacity: 2.0 million tonnes ROM ore/year
Port of export: Vizag outer harbour. Capable or handling ships upto 1,30,000 DWT
Rail link to Vizag: 475 kms.
No. of Employees: 1600 ( as on 30/06/2021)