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Hindustan Zinc is a metals and mining company with its principle operations spread over majorly in Rajasthan and Andhra Pradesh, India, which produces zinc and lead as main products and silver, cadmium and sulfuric acid as by-products.

Hindustan Zinc is listed in National Stock Exchange of India Limited (NSE) and Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) of Indian market. Our Bloomberg ticker is HZ: IN.

Hindustan Zinc employs 6,661 people as on 31 March 2009.

Vision

Be a world-class zinc company, creating value, leveraging mineral resources and related core competencies.

Mission

Be a lowest cost zinc producer on a global scale, maintaining market leadership One million tonne zinc-lead metal capacity by 2010 Be innovative, customer oriented and eco-friendly, maximizing stake-holder value.

  • The qualifications awarded to the candidate must be for full-time courses
  • The candidate should get a first class in the Xth, XIIth, Graduation and Post Graduation courses and should have cleared all subjects in the first attempt
  •  The candidate should not have gaps in his/her regular course of studies. A maximum gap of a one year is allowed between any two qualifications after the XIIth
  • The candidate should clear the age criterion which is fixed for each category

The criterion for Lateral / Direct Applicants is as follows:

  • The candidate should get a first class in the Xth, XIIth, Graduation and Post-Graduation courses
Ore Production FY 2009
Rampura Agucha Mine 5.00 million tones
Rajpura Dariba Mines 0.90 million tones
Zawar Mines 1.20 million tones
Sindesar Khurd Mine 0.30 million tonnes
Refined Zinc FY 2009
Chanderiya Smelting Complex 525,000 tonnes
Debari Smelter 88,000 tonnes
Vizag Smelter 56,000 tonnes
Refined Lead
Chanderiya Smelting Complex 85,000 tonnes
Refined Silver
Chanderiya Smelting Complex 150 tonnes
Power
Captive Power (Thermal) 314 MW
Wind Power 123.2 MW
World Average 1.80 Kg
India 0.42 Kg
Highest (Australia) 12.70 kg

As on 31 March 2009, Hindustan Zinc is having a total reserves & resources of 272 million tonnes.

The life of Hindustan Zinc mines with the current reserves & resources along with the production capability of nearly one million tonnes is more than 20 years.

Yes, the reserves & resources reported by Hindustan Zinc is audited as per JORC standard.

The cost of production of zinc for the FY 2009 was US $ 609 per tonne (excluding royalty)

Based on the feasibility study and availability of water the smelters are situated in Chanderiya, Debari in Rajasthan and Vizag in Andhra Pradesh.

The vizag smelter was built during the Public sector undertaking of the company and was located based on the imported zinc concentrated in order to import the concentrate.

PARTICULARS UOM FY 2007 FY 2006 FY 2005 FY 2004 FY 2003
Production Zinc  Tonnes 348,000 284,000 212,000 221,000 207,000
Turnover Rs crores 8,560 3,877 2,202 1,842 1,411
EBITDA Rs crores 6,639 2,418 1,018 660 330
PAT Rs crores 4,442 1,472 655 405 87
Dividend per share Rs/share 5 2.5 1.75 1.4 0.8
Earnings per share Rs/share 105.12 34.85 15.51 9.58 3.36