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Kudremukh Iron Ore Company Ltd.

Company nameKudremukh Iron Ore Company Ltd (KIOCL)
Company typePSU
HeadquartersMangalore, India
Key peopleK.Ranganath Chairman and MD
ProductsIron ore concentrates & Iron oxide pellets
RevenueINR 3.637 billion (2006-07)

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Kudremukh Iron Ore Company Ltd is a Govt of India enterprise having its head office in Bangalore. It has iron ore mines in Kudremukh on the Western Ghats and a pelletisation plant in Mangalore.The Kudremukh is known to be one of the largest iron ore mine in the world.The administrative activities of KIOCL are carried out from Bangalore. The actual mining takes place at western ghats at a pace called Kudremukh. The mined ore is transported through pipelines running through districts of Udupi and Dakshina Kannada up to the plant in Panambur, adjacent to the premises of New Mangalore Port in Mangalore. The ore is pelletised in the pelletisation plant. These pellets are exported to countries like China, Iran, Japan, Taiwan, etc. by ships.

The Pellet Plant with a capacity of 3 million ton per annum was commissioned at Mangalore in 1987. Later on the capacity was increased to 4 million ton per year.

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