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JANUARY 2014 ISSUE 3

Weir Minerals is committed to delivering market-leading products and services. Our whole project, whole process solutions are designed to meet both technical and commercial challenges of customers operating within the global mining and minerals processing industry, sand & gravel, power and general industry. Our comprehensive portfolio consists of delivering and supporting a wide range of slurry equipment solutions, including pumps, valves, hydrocyclones, wear-resistant linings, and de-watering products. These high performance products are designed and manufactured to meet the highest specifications – for robust and reliable use in the world’s most demanding environments.

In this issue: 2. Weir Minerals India sponsors the 9th International Heavy Minerals Conference 2. 48-inch knife gate valve manufactured at Weir Minerals facility in Bangalore 3. CII recognises Weir Minerals India’s effort towards TCM

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Weir Minerals India sponsors the 9 th International Heavy Minerals Conference Weir Minerals India sponsored the

sanctioning of more mining leases

9

and the establishment of mining

th

International Heavy Minerals

Conference 2013 in Vizag. The

projects.

theme of this year’s conference was ‘Overcoming wherein

New

discussions

Challenges’, were

held

on the challenges being faced by the sector that are technical, managerial, and related to business opportunities. Around 275 delegates, including 60 from Australia, Canada, Africa, US, China, Vietnam, Sri Lanka, and

The Weir Minerals India exhibit

Europe attended the conference.

received an overwhelming response from customers, partners, industry

\\

The Minister for Mines and Geology,

experts,

Galla

the

conference. Many flocked our exhibit

conference, and declared that the

to enquire about Weir Minerals

State government would formulate

packaged solutions and products that

a new mineral policy to facilitate

are available in the market.

Aruna,

inaugurated

and

prospects

at

the

48-inch knife gate valve manufactured at Weir Minerals facility in Bangalore Weir Minerals India manufactured

its clients worldwide. The valve’s

a 48-inch Isogate WB knife gate

application has a hydraulic power

valve for First Quantum Minerals

pack with instrumentation, and

in Zambia. This was a part of the

will be used for the tails thickener

order that supplied 611 valves to

feed.

Weir Solutions FZE-Dubai for the With its dedicated valve facility,

project.

Weir

India

has

the

The 5 meter tall, 4.5-ton valve

capability to cater to customers

stands testimony to Weir Minerals

across

India’s

competitive lead time and cost

capability

to

deliver

excellent engineering solutions to 2

Minerals the

advantage.

globe;

backed

by


CII recognises Weir Minerals India’s effort towards TCM Weir Minerals India, TCM is a strategic initiative that adds better value to its customers. This effort has led to CII recognising them as a case study in TCM along with its implementation journey. The CII-TCM division have designed and launched the concept of TCM-Maturity model to evaluate, assess, and rate the cost competitiveness of companies across the spectrum of the manufacturing industry. Recently, at the 12th edition of Cost Congress in Delhi, the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) felicitated Weir Minerals India for its efforts towards Total Cost Management (TCM). Weir

Minerals was also recognised at the TCM Congress meet at New Delhi, amongst various industry leaders. During the session, Surendra Menon, Business Head, Weir Minerals India, shared how at

The purpose of developing this model is to evolve certification processes administered by CII to make companies more objective, scientific, and ultimately a leader in cost management.


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