Zenith of Zinc

FY 2021

  • Signed an MoU with Epiroc Rock Drills AB for Zero Emission and Sustainable Mining by the introduction of Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) in underground mining
  • Q4 Results: Highest-ever UG Mined metal production, Refined metal production, Saleable silver production
  • Recognized as ‘Most Innovative Company of the Year by Business Leader of the Year awards
  • Hindustan Zinc sets up India’s First Underground Ambulance & First Aid Station
  • Certified as a Great Place to Work organization in India by Great Place to Work® Institute
  • Hindustan Zinc appoints India’s First Woman UG Mine Manager
  • Commissioned an oxygen bottling plant in 5 days to produce 500 oxygen cylinders per day helping local government and hospitals in the fight against Covid 19
  • Launched a unique initiative Zinc Eco Buddies – a virtual platform where anyone can click and take a green pledge and the company will plant a tree on the ground in their name
  • Inauguration of state-of-the-art fully equipped COVID care field hospital at Dariba

FY 2020

  • Ranked 1st in Asia – Pacific region, 2nd in the environment dimension, and globally overall 7th in Metal and Mining Sector by the Dow Jones Sustainability Index 2020
  • Recognized with the prestigious ‘A’ score for climate change and leadership in environment transparency by global environmental non-profit CDP
  • Started an employee engagement campaign Sampark (Aap ki Baat, Aap Ke Sath) to initiate open dialogue for every employee
  • Launch of EVOLVE – India’s first non-ferrous metal buying e-platform
  • Hindustan Zinc certified as Water Positive Company
  • Contribution of Rs. 101 crore to Government during COVID
  • Recognized as “Company with Great Managers 2020” awarded by People Business in association with Economic Times
  • Rampura Agucha UG shaft commissioned
  • First dry tailing plant commissioned at Zawar as our commitment towards sustainability
  • 6th largest producer of Silver in the world
  • Ranked #1 in Asia Pacific and #5 globally in metal & minig sector in Dow Jones Sustainability Index 2019
  • Memberships to FTSE4Good and RobecoSAM Sustainability Yearbook for the third consecutive year

FY 2019

  • Inauguration of Digital Collaboration Centre
  • First year of fully underground operation
  • Sindesar Khurd UG shaft commissioned
  • New mills commissioned at Sindesar Khurd and Zawar making these location self-sufficient
  • Ranked first globally in Environment in metals & mining sector in Dow Jones Sustainability Index 2018
  • Among top 10 CSR spender in India
  • 9th largest producer of Silver in the world

FY 2018

  • Launch of Zinc Football Academy
  • Hindustan Zinc jumps to number 10 in global silver production ranking
  • Closure of open-cast operations at Rampura Agucha as mine transitions to 100% underground mining
  • Ore production at Sindesar Khurd mine ramps to 4.5 million MT
  • Silver Refinery at Pantnagar Metal Plant added to London Bullion Market Association’s ‘Good Delivery’ list
  • Hindustan Zinc ranks 11th overall globally and 3rd in Environment dimension in Dow Jones Sustainability Index in Mining and Metal industry

FY 2017

  • Sindesar Khurd Mine ore production capacity ramped up from 3.0 million MT to 3.7 million MT per annum
  • Chanderiya Hydrometallurgical Zinc Smelter capacity enhanced from 4,20,000 MT to 4,30,000 MT per annum
  • Dariba Hydrometallurgical Zinc Smelter capacity enhanced from 2,10,000 MT to 2,20,000 MT per annum
  • 1.5 million MT pa capacity mill commissioned at Sindesar Khurd in record 14 months
  • Successfully commissioned 16 MW of captive solar farms

FY 2016

  • 50 years of incorporation
  • Sindesar Khurd Mine achieved 3 million MT per annum production capacity
  • Sindesar Khurd Mine beneficiation plant was debottlenecked to enhance its capacity from 2.0 million MT per annum to 2.75 million MT per annum

FY 2015

  • Paste fill plant commissioned at Sindesar Khurd Mine
  • Paste fill plant commissioned at Rampura Agucha Mine

FY 2014

  • Commissioned new roaster at Dariba
  • Commissioned the first Sewage Treatment Plant in Udaipur which will treat 20 million litres of sewage per day

FY 2013

  • Produced development ore from Rampura Agucha underground mine and Kayad underground mine
  • Announced next phase of growth plan to increase capacity to 1.2 million tonnes per annum

FY 2012

  • Ramped-up Sindesar Khurd mine to 2.0 mtpa capacity
  • Commissioned the 100 ktpa Lead smelter at Dariba, increasing the Lead production capacity to 185 ktpa
  • Commissioned new Silver refinery, increasing the Silver refining capacity to 500 tpa
  • Commissioned 102MW expansion in wind power, increasing total wind power generation capacity to around 274MW
  • Commenced underground mine development work at Rampura Agucha mine and greenfield Kayar mine

FY 2011

  • Commissioned 1.50 million tonnes per annum concentrator at Silver-rich Sindesar Khurd Mine
  • Commissioned 160 MW (80X2) Captive Power Plant at Dariba Smelting Complex
  • Around 48 MW addition in wind power generation capacity

FY 2010

  • Rampura Agucha Mine expansion from 5.00 million tonnes per annum to 6.00 million tonnes per annum, increasing the total mining capacity of the Company to 8.40 million tonnes per annum.
  • Commissioned the 210,000 tonnes per annum Hydrometallurgical Zinc Smelter at Rajpura Dariba, increasing the Zinc & Lead metal production capacity to 964,000 tonnes per annum (879,000 tonnes of Zinc and 85,000 tonnes of Lead).