Hind Cop­per to ex­tract gold, sil­ver

India Business Journal - - NEWS ROUND-UP -

Hin­dus­tan Cop­per (Hind Cop­per) will soon be able to ex­tract gold, sil­ver and sil­ica sand from cop­per ore tail­ings. Hind Cop­per Chair­man and Man­ag­ing Di­rec­tor San­tosh Sharma has said that an ex­trac­tion plant will be com­mis­sioned in Mad­hya Pradesh to ex­tract gold and sil­ver from over 100 mt of cop­per ore tail­ings ac­cu­mu­lated over a pe­riod. Tail­ings are waste prod­ucts gen­er­ated dur­ing re­cov­ery of min­er­als. The plant can ex­tract 900 grams of gold, 11 kg of sil­ver and ap­prox­i­mately 5,000 tonnes of sil­ica sand on a daily ba­sis, Mr Sharma adds.

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from India

© PressReader. All rights reserved.