The mining division of Essel Mining & Industries Limited (EMIL) has its iron ore operations in the mineral rich Jamda – Koira valley belt in the Sundergarh district of Odisha. It holds a leading position in the Indian mining industry for adoption of modern mining technology in its operations. EMIL takes pride in its sustainable mining practices. Giving back to the community is a part of our philosophy.

The mines have a substantial resource base of superior quality iron ore with high Fe (iron) content and bulk density. The Fe content varies between 58 -60 to 62-65 per cent, which makes it one of the best quality ore available in the country. Our mining operations are fully mechanized, and adopt a state-of-the-art technology and equipment such as adoption of SURPAC computerized software for ore reserve estimation, mine planning and scheduling of operations, use of most modern XRF analysers for accurate determination of ore quality, use of modern mining equipments such as hydraulic drifters, in-pit crushers, cone crushers and mobile crushers etc. Flexibility in operations enables the division to maximize the utilization of resources, as well as to cater to the needs of diverse customers.

EMIL's mine is located in the Sundergarh district of Odhisa. The Koira Mine produce iron ore which is suitable for pig iron producers. The fines generated in the process are supplied to domestic sinter and pellet plants.