Odisha Sun Times Business Bureau
Bhubaneswar, Sept 20:
Essel Mining and Industries Limited (EMIL) has bagged the Gold award in the field of quality promotion at the Chapter Convention on Quality Concepts-2014, Rourkela Chapter held recently at Rourkela in Odisha’s Sundargarh district.
In the case study competition held from September 2 to 13, the EMIL team had presented a case study titled “Optimization of Plant Availability of Ore Crushing in Unit-6, Koira Mines”.
The case study was based on a kaizen done in BC-3 conveyor of OCU-6 by installing a hinge arrangement to lift the conveyor from its head pulley, creating extra space for minimizing cone maintenance hours. The maintenance hours was effectively reduced from 32 hours to 10 hours.
A total of 92 teams from 22 companies had participated in the competition.
The case study has also been nominated to be presented in the national level competition, “National Convention of Quality Chapter’s” to be held at Pune in December this year.