Bhubaneswar, 26.08.2017:  26.08.2017

Bhubaneswar:The Central sector National Aluminium Company Ltd.(NALCO) is going to use the sophisticated heavy earth moving machine BD475-1 Ripper Dozer to enhance its bauxite mining in Odisha.

The NALCO CMD, TK Chand, Saturday, received the key and document of the state-of-the-art dozer machine at a  in BEML KGF Complex of  Kolar Gold Fields from union finance, defence & corporate affairs ministeri Arun Jaitley.

NALCO, which has achieved 100% capacity utilisation of its Panchpatmali bauxite mines in Koraput’s Damanjodi,  is implementing modernization of its mines and taking initiative in raising its productivity. With a view to obviating detonating and blasting for mining of bauxite, NALCO is introducing heavy ripper dozers and BD 475-1 generation of ripper dozer is unique of its kind and with high productivity, low fuel consumption, excellent maneuverability & stability. The giant Ripper Dozer which have been getting imported will now be available in India with 80% indigenous equipment. This Dozer will prevent vibration, noise and dust pollution associated with blasting for mining of bauxite.

“NALCO always select technologies which are environment friendly”, said NALCO CMD.