country to facilitate domestic marketing. NALCO is the first Public Sector Company in the
      country to venture into international market in a big way with London Metal Exchange (LME)
      registration since 1989. The Company is listed at Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) since 1992 and
      National Stock Exchange (NSE) since 1999. Besides, ISO 9001, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18000 and
      SA 8000 certification; the Company has also adopted ISO 50001 standards for energy
      management system.
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      Hindustan Copper Limited
           Hindustan Copper Limited (HCL), a Mini Ratna Government of India Enterprise under the
      administrative control of the Ministry of Mines, was incorporated in 1967 under the Companies
      Act,1956. It was established as a Govt. of India enterprise to take over all plants, projects,
      schemes and studies pertaining to the exploration and exploitation of copper deposits, including
      smelting and refining from National Mineral Development Corporation Ltd. It has the distinction
      of being the nation’s only vertically integrated copper producing company as it manufactures
      copper right from the stage of mining to beneficiation, smelting, refining and casting of refined
      copper metal into downstream saleable products.
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      Mineral Exploration Corporation Limited
           Mineral Exploration Corporation Limited (MECL) a Miniratna Company is a premier
      mineral exploration Public Sector Undertaking of the country with ISO 9001-2008 certification.
      Since its inception in 1972, it has completed over 1371 projects of detailed mineral exploration
      and mine development and has added 160 billion tonnes of mineral resources to the National
      Mineral Inventory. It is the leading organisation both in government and in private sector,
      possessing entire spectrum of mineral exploration facilities under one roof. Since its inception in
      1972, MECL has grown from strength to strength by adopting modern techniques of exploration
      and it has now emerged as the premier exploration agency in the country.
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      National Institute of Rock Mechanics
           National Institute of Rock Mechanics (NIRM) is the only institution in south Asia
      exclusively devoted to research in rock mechanics. Over the period of last 25 years, the institute
      has the privilege to provide its expertise to various central, state government agencies and public
      sector undertakings in the field of mining, hydroelectric projects, nuclear power projects, oil and
      gas sector and various infrastructure project authorities including rail, road, airports, hospital etc.
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      National Institute of Miners’ Health
           National Institute of Miners’ Health, Nagpur (NIMH) is an autonomous institute established
      under Ministry of Mines, with the objective of promotion of occupational health and prevention
      of occupational diseases among the persons employed in mining and mineral based industries.
      The Institute is engaged in research and developmental activities relating to occupational health,
      work place monitoring etc. The institute has developed the brand image and reputation of
      providing quality comprehensive technical support services in the field of occupational health