SAIL scouting for new iron ore mines in MP, Chhattisgarh, Odisha

Currently, Steel Authority of India (SAIL) meets all its requirements through captive iron ore mines and had produced 21.48 million tonnes (MT) of ore in the last fiscal to produce 13.4 crude steel.

SAIL gearing up to increase iron ore production

With SAIL aiming to produce 24 million tonnes of hot metal by 2015-16, the Raw Materials Division of the steel major is gearing up to increase iron ore production from its seven mines located in Jharkhand and Odisha.