Hindustan Copper Limited (HCL)

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About Hindustan Copper Limited

Hindustan Copper Limited is one of the most important public sector fertilizer companies in India, specializing in the production of copper products. The main production units of Hindustan Copper Limited are located in different states of India like Jharkhand, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, and Maharashtra.

In 1967, Hindustan Copper Limited was incorporated under the regulation of the Indian Ministry of Mines. This public sector company is important for not only copper production, but also for its involvement in all the stages, from mining to distribution of the copper products. The refined copper metal undergoes smelting, refining, and casting before being transformed into products ready for sale. There are four manufacturing units under Hindustan Copper Limited, like -
  • Indian Copper Complex at Ghatsila in Jharkhand
  • Malanjkhand Copper Project at Malanjkhand in Madhya Pradesh
  • Khetri Copper Complex at Khetrinagar in Rajasthan
  • Taloja Copper Project at Taloja in Maharashtra

Products of Hindustan Copper Limited

The main products of the Hindustan Copper Limited are like the copper cathodes, continuous cast copper rod, and copper wire bar. The company also produces certain by-products like Sulphuric Acid, Selenium, Copper Sulphate, Palladium, Anode Slime, Reverts, Tellurium, and Dump Slag.

Technological contributions of HCL

The Hindustan Copper Limited introduced certain technological innovating measures in the mining, mineral processing, smelting, and hydrometallurgy. Some of them are –
  • Trackless Mining
  • Drop Raising
  • Large Diameter blast Hole Stoping
  • Rock Bolting

Copper Office Address

1, Ashutosh Chowdhury Avenue,
Kolkata – 700019
Tel.No.: +91 (0) 33 2283 2226/2529/2952/2871/2032
Fax no.: +91 (0) 33 2283 2478/2640
E-mail: [email protected]
Website: http://www.hindustancopper.com

Last Updated July 7, 2015