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UCIL hold public hearing for re-establishing recovery plant

Press Trust of India  |  Jamshedpur 

The Corporation of Limited (UCIL) today held a public hearing in connection with the re-establishment of the recovery plant at Mosaboni in district, officials of the PSU said.

Several villagers raised their concern over issues such as employment and at the hearing and the issues raised by them has been responded to satisfactorily, they said.

The proposed plant would be set up on over 4.158 ha of land near Rangamatiya and Badia villages of block.

The had constructed the recovery plant in the early 1980s in the copper township of to extract uranium bearing material from the copper concentrator plant of the (HCL).

The HCL closed down its mines and the concentrator plant in 2002 due to variable demand, and, subsequently, the also discontinued operations at the uranium recovery plant, the officials said.

Recently, the HCL has restarted work in its mines and concentrator plant and, accordingly, the also decided to build a new recovery plant at

The officials said the UCIL would invest around Rs 50 crore in the initial phase and total investment was likely to be around Rs 95 crore.

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First Published: Fri, April 13 2018. 18:35 IST