Factory and mines: Rajmahal, Manghalhat Hills, District Sahibgunj, Jharkhand.
Mines: Rajmahal Quartz Sand (RQS) operates two mines spread over areas of 10, 80,000 square feet and 26, 06,400 square feet respectively in Jharkhand.
Factory: RQS processes the material received from its mines at its unit to beneficate and adds value to the product. Through its automated process, RQS has been able to provide high-grade china clay and silica sand as per the requirement and specifications of its customer.
Applications: China clay is used in the manufacture of ceramic and pottery; the white variety is used in glazing. Silica sand is used in the iron and steel and glass sectors as it provides SiO2 for glass formulation.
Product mix: RQS produces silica sand, customised according to the grain size requirements of customers, making it the sole entity to do so. The highly durable china clay enhances end-product strength resulting in premium realizations.
Capacity: The Company is optimistic about increasing the capacity from the present 1,00,000 tonnes to 1,50,000 tonnes, annually.
Customers: RQS’ principal longstanding silica customer is Bokaro Steel Plant; recently RQS bagged an order from Bhilai Steel Plant. RQS is the sole supplier of china clay to prominent pottery and insulator users pan-India.