NMDC inks pact with IMMT for research and development projects
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NMDC inks pact with IMMT for research and development projects

Iron ore company National Mineral Development Corporation (NMDC) has signed an agreement with CSIR- Institute of Minerals and Materials Technology (IMMT) for research and development projects.

The partnership will focus on the development of indigenous technology to make the mineral industry in the country self-reliant.

The NMDC-IMMT joint venture will research the area of low and lean grade iron ore processing, utilisation of mines waste, beneficiation of coal, recovery of tungsten and slurry transportation.

The agreement was signed by Ashok Sahu, Chief Scientist, CSIR-IMMT, Bhubaneswar and SK Chaurasiya, GM (R&D), NMDC.

The NMDC R&D centre was established in 1996 and has been deemed as a centre of excellence in the field of mineral processing by the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO).

NMDC CMD Sumit Deb told the media that the company is making investments in a bid to boost self-reliance of the country in the mining sector, through indigenous technology. He cited the collaboration as a vital step towards a self-reliant mining sector.

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Also read: Jindal Steel gets 278 mt Kasia iron ore mine in Odisha

Iron ore company National Mineral Development Corporation (NMDC) has signed an agreement with CSIR- Institute of Minerals and Materials Technology (IMMT) for research and development projects. The partnership will focus on the development of indigenous technology to make the mineral industry in the country self-reliant. The NMDC-IMMT joint venture will research the area of low and lean grade iron ore processing, utilisation of mines waste, beneficiation of coal, recovery of tungsten and slurry transportation. The agreement was signed by Ashok Sahu, Chief Scientist, CSIR-IMMT, Bhubaneswar and SK Chaurasiya, GM (R&D), NMDC. The NMDC R&D centre was established in 1996 and has been deemed as a centre of excellence in the field of mineral processing by the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO). NMDC CMD Sumit Deb told the media that the company is making investments in a bid to boost self-reliance of the country in the mining sector, through indigenous technology. He cited the collaboration as a vital step towards a self-reliant mining sector. Image SourceAlso read: Jindal Steel gets 278 mt Kasia iron ore mine in Odisha

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