Company name: KIOCL Ltd
Category: Iron making and iron ore mining
Location: Bangalore, Karnataka, India [HQ]
Expertise: Iron ore mining and production of BF / DRI pellets
Keywords: Mining of iron ore.
Telephone number: +91 80 2553 1461
Fax: +91 80 2553 2153
Other information: KIOCL Limited - established in 1976 - operates the Kudremukh Iron Ore Mine in Karnataka. It also runs a pellet plant (comprising crushing and grinding facilities, balling drum and disc,; roller screens and travelling grate furnace) at Panambur, Mangalore, where the firm also has a blast furnace (inner volume 350 cubic metres; furnace temporarily suspended in 2017). KIOCL is State-owned, and reports to the Ministry of Steel.
The annual capacity of the Pellet Plant is ~3.5 million tons of iron ore pellets / year. Pellets produced at the Mangalore Plant have excellent metallurgical properties and are an ideal feed for Blast Furnace and DRI operations. KIOCL pellets have 63% Fe content.
The firm has ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001:2004 & OHSAS 18001:2007 certifications.
Sales offices are located in New Delhi, Chennai, Orissa and Karnataka.
Longer term plans of the firm include development of the Nemakal Iron ore mines at Ananthapuram District in Andhra Pradesh; setting up of a crushing and beneficiation plant & pellet plant; and investment in an integrated steel plant in Karnataka under Ministry of Steel Vision 2020.