Chavara Mineral Separation Plant is located 10 km north of Kollam and 85 km from Thiruvananthapuram the Capital of Kerala. It is about 135 km from Kochi, the major port in Kerala. The nearest airport is at Thiruvananthapuram. The adjacent area of Chavara is blessed with one of the best mineral sand deposits in the country – the renowned “Q” Grade minerals.
The Chavara mines contains as high as 40% heavy minerals extending over a stretch of 23 km in the coastal belt of Neendakara and Kayamkulam. The deposit is quite rich with Ilmenite, Rutile, Zircon and Sillimanite and is unique with weathered variety having 60% TiO2 Ilmenite.
The Plant has a capacity to produce 2,35,900 tpa of Ilmenite and associated minerals such as Rutile, Zircon and Sillimanite. It has a facility to produce Zirflor in sizes -300 # and -200# in the zircon opacifier plant.
The plant operates on an advanced modular design with state of the art equipment in Mineral Separation and has a well-equipped Quality Control Lab for quality assurance. It is certified for ISO 9001:2008, 14001:2004 and 18001:2007.
Last Updated On 16/01/2020