May 31:State-owned iron ore mining company NMDC Ltd on Thursday said that it has signed a Research Agreement with Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research organization (CSIRO) Australia for research collaboration in the field of complex iron ore processing by energy efficient dry processing techniques.
According to the company, a one day work shop on ‘Processing of Complex Goethitic Iron Ores’ was organized jointly by NMDC and CSIRO Australia in the premises of NMDC R&D Centre, Hyderabad on 29th May 2018.
“The work shop covered various technical aspects ranging from Iron Ore Characterization, Geometallurgy, Beneficiation and Agglomeration processes. The speakers from CSIRO Australia delivered technical talks on cutting edge technologies in iron ore exploration to processing including inputs on processing of hydrated iron ore like goethite. About sixty delegates from various organizations like NMDC, JSW, SAIL, MECON, BARC and llT Hyderabad attended the one day workshop organized during the Diamond Jubilee year of NMDC,” the company said.
NMDC shares were trading in red at Rs 117.60, down 1.88% from the previous closing of Rs 119.85, on BSE at 3.29 pm today.