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NALCO CMD given key, documents of BD475-1 Ripper Dozer




The key and documents of a BD475-1 Ripper Dozer was presented to NALCO Chairman and Managing Director Dr Tapan Kumar Chand by Union Minister for Defence, Finance and Corporate Affairs Arun Jaitley in a ceremony at BEML KGF Complex, Kolar Gold Fields today.  
NALCO is implementing modernization of its Bauxite Mines and taking initiative in raising its productivity. During FY 2016-17, the aluminium major has achieved 100 percent of its capacity utilization in its Bauxite Mines at Damanjodi, an official release said today.
 With a view to obviating detonating and blasting for mining of bauxite, NALCO is introducing heavy ripper dozers and BD 475-1 generation of ripper dozer is unique of its kind and with high productivity, low fuel consumption, excellent manoeuvrability and stability. 
The giant Ripper Dozer which has been getting imported will now be available in India with 80 percent indigenous equipment carrying the ‘Make in India’ campaign ahead. This Dozer will prevent vibration, noise and dust pollution associated with blasting for mining of Bauxite. 
Dr Chand said NALCO always selects technologies which are environment friendly. 
 





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