BOLANI IRON ORE MINE
It is located in the Keonjhar district of Orissa, bordering on Jharkhand. The Bolani mine was explored in the 1930s, and full-scale
operation commenced in the early 1960s. Bolani has a proven reserve of about 154 mt.
The Steel Authority of India Limited approved (February 1989) a scheme for augmenting capacity of Bolani Iron Ore Mine from 22 lakh MT to 34.40 lakh MT run of mined ore (ROM) per year at a cost of Rs. 59.37 crore. The work (excluding tailing dam and slime pipeline) was completed through Hindustan Steelworks Construction Limited (HSCL) in February 1996.