NMDC kicks off gold mining project in Australia – Times of India

HYDERABAD: Navratna miner NMDC Ltd said it has commenced gold mining operations at Mount Celia in Western Australia through its subsidiary company Legacy Iron Ore Ltd.
NMDC said Legacy’s Mount Celia Gold Project will start ore mining at Blue Peter pits in the next two to three months.
Terming the move as a watershed achievement for the 66-year-old mining company, NMDC said it adds a new geography and a new mineral to its portfolio and will go a long way in helping India’s mining sector build self-reliance.
The gold mining project was inaugurated by Union steel secretary Nagendra Nath Sinha on Sunday in the presence of NMDC chairman & managing director (additional charge) Amitava Mukherjee and Legacy Iron Ore Mining CEO Rakesh Gupta.

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