Company name: Vedanta Limited
Category: Supply of iron ore
Expertise: metallurgical products.
Keywords: Iron ore, zinc, oil & gas, copper, aluminium
Telephone number: +91 (0) 22 6646 1000
Other information: Vedanta Resources plc is a globally diversified natural resources company. The company extracts and processes minerals and oil & gas, and engages more than 65,000 employees and contractors - primarily in India, Africa and Australia. The firm's products are sold worldwide and the business is headquartered in London, United Kingdom. Vedanta Resources Plc is the holding company for Vedanta Limited and Konkola Copper Mines, which in turn have multiple subsidiaries.
Vedanta Limited is based in Mumbai, India. Established in 2001, the company was originally a leading producer of metallurgical grade alumina and other aluminium products. The company was formerly known as Vedanta Aluminum Ltd. Today the firm is engaged in exploration, mining and processing of iron ore, and is among the top low-cost producers of iron ore in the country. Iron ore mining assets are at Sesa Goa (capacity ~5.5 mt/year) and at Karnataka (capacity 4.5 mt/year).
During 1991-1995, the company diversified into the manufacture of pig iron and metallurgical coke. It has also developed indigenous and environment-friendly technology for producing high quality metallurgical coke. Sesa Goa Iron Ore also has a 60 MW power plant that produces clean power by using the waste heat recovery from its coke ovens and blast furnace gas.