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Kayad

Overview

Kayad mine started its operations in 2013 and has zinc-lead reserve grade of 6.1%. In FY2020, Kayad produced 1.1 million MT of ore. Its total reserve & resource are 5.5 million MT as on March 31, 2020.  Exploration is being done at Kayad to further increase its mineral resource.

Key Facts

  • Location : Kayad, Ajmer, Rajasthan, India
  • Mining Type : Underground
  • Mining Method : Long hole open stoping with CRF
  • Products :  Zinc and Lead concentrate

Process Description

Mining:

Kayad has access to the mine through decline. Mining method is blast hole open stoping with mined out stopes backfilled with cemented rock and with cemented tailing in paste form.

Processing:

The ore from Kayad mine is treated in mills at Rampura Agucha Mine.