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Sale of Sponge Iron from Sponge Iron Unit, NMDC Ltd, Paloncha
1. NMDC Ltd is operating a coal based Sponge Iron Unit, with a capacity of 2X100 TPD, which is located at Paloncha, Khammam (Dist), Telangana.
2. The specifications of Sponge Iron products are:
Particulars Sponge Iron Lump Sponge Iron Fines
Size 4-20 MM -4 MM
Fe (M) 76±1% 76±2%
Carbon 0.25% Max 0.40% Max
Sulphur 0.04% Max 0.05% Max
Phosphorous 0.08% Max 0.09% Max
Non-Magnetics 1% Max 1.5% Max
SiO2+Al2O3 5% Max 6% Max
-1 mm fraction in Sponge Iron fines 35-45%

3. Sponge Iron Prices (Ex-works) applicable for the period from 1/3/2020 to 15/3/2020 are:

Sponge Iron Lumps:  0/T*
Sponge Iron Fines:  0/T*

(*Taxes & duties extra as applicable at the time of delivery)

Parties interested in purchasing sponge iron may contact the following officials
1. C Rambabu, Manager (Comml), NMDC Ltd, Hyderabad; Ph: 9866294399
2. .
Email:, Fax: 040-23538769

4. Other terms and conditions of sale of sponge iron are:
  • Payment:   Advance through RTGS / DD
  • Delivery:   Ex-works, Sponge Iron Unit, Paloncha, Khammam (Dist) on first come first served basis.
  • Transportation & Freight:   To be arranged and borne by the buyer.
Note: NMDC follows fortnightly pricing system for its sponge iron products that are valid from 1st to 15th and 16th to the end of the month and are applicable for the purchase orders placed and executed in the said period.
5. By-products / waste products: NMDC Ltd also sells following by-products/waste products, which are generated during the process of production of sponge iron.
  • Char(4-20MM)
  • Char Fines(-4MM)
  • Iron Ore Fines (35-40% Fe, -5MM)

These by-products are sold generally through open tender. Notice inviting tender (NIT) will be published periodically in leading newspapers in Telangana, Andhra Pradesh and parts of Maharashtra.

Parties interested in purchasing by-products are requested to contact the officials mentioned above.