Environmental Overview

Air Environment Air quality monitoring was carried out at nine (9) Locations. The study indicates that, Temperature varied from 15.6 to 32.8ºC, Relative Humidity from 50 to 89 %, maximum wind speed was observed 7.2 m/s and the average wind speed was 1.76 m/s and total rainfall was 309.9 mm during the study period. Predominant Wind Direction was from west direction. The ambient air quality was monitored at nine (9)…

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Our Team

PTA Active Team PTA believes that the health and safety of its employees is of the highest priority and the adherence to proper health and safety standards is a fundamental responsibility of the company’s management team. All PTA Employees are properly trained to meet those standards and health and safety will never be compromised. PTA also believes it has a responsibility to further the development of local communities through the…

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Our Mission & Vision

Penguine Trading  & Agencies Ltd. is committed to protecting the health and safety of the people and minimising harm to the environments in which we operate.Every employee and contractor is encouraged and trainedto constantly consider the safety of everything, for everyone, at all times. We continually strive to work collaboratively with our contracting partners to create a healthy and safe workplace for everyone.We consider excellence in health, safety and environment…

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Iron Ore

Iron Ore and mineral processing Iron Ore Reserve has been estimated under Proved and Probable Category. Total geological reserve of iron ore is 41235572 T and mineable reserve is 33973835 T. Mineral Processing The average grade of iron ore is 58% Fe with bulk density of 3.0 T/m3 and the cut-off grade is 55% Fe. In the mining lease area, geological reserve (+58%Fe) is 60% with respect to total Iron…

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Community Relations

Local and Environmental Responsibility The success of PTA depends on its ability to develop and operate mining operations and this success is intrinsically linked to the social and physical environment and to the company’s employees. PTA mining company is therefore wholly committed to supporting the rights and cultures of local indigenous communities and also to the safety, health and development of its staff. Corporate Governance PTA follows a standard code…

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Health, Safety and Security Measures

Health Facilities : Health is one of the main basic service indicators, which need to be studied so as to know the quality of life in the area. But the villages have no medical facilities. Only a trained village level medical personnel (locally know as NM) visits the villages once in a month and distributes some free medicines. Near by BIM-SAIL-Hospital is available for all. There is a Govt. Hospital…

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Afforestation

A. Compensatory Aforestation over 45.585 Ha. has been undertaken for by State Forest Deptt. B. Aforestation in Safety Zone and OB Dump in 4.647 Ha. C. Avenue Plantation 1.00 Km in Bonai and Outside Lease in Village Raikela & Dengula. D. Survival Rate is good. E. Maintenance of Nursery within Lease Area. F. Total 57250 nos of seedling planted. G. Maintenance of garden in front of Mines Office. Out of…

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Mining Process

Geographical Mining Methodology : EXPLORATION (Pitting/trenching/drilling) Three quarries namely Tantra quarry , Raikela quarry and Raikela west have been developed in northern and southern side of the lease area. The details of the quarries have been outlined. Benches of these quarries exposes iron ore, laterite and shale. In addition to these, Bore Hole= 33 Nos, Trail Pit=19 Nos. and Trench= 6 Nos. done for details of Exploration. This Year Detail…

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Environment Safety

Anticipated Environmental Impacts & Safety Measures Land Environment Safety Measures : The Lease area comprises of 48.632 Ha. of Forest Land & 0.740 Ha of non-forest land. Forest Land comprises of 7.936Ha of Khesra Forest land & 40.696Ha of DLC Forest land. Forestry Clearance (Stage-II) has already granted for diversion of forest land for 45.585 Ha. (Excluding safety zone of 3.047 Ha. from the total forest land of 48.632) vide…

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