Wednesday, 7 May 2014

Reduction In Carbon Footprint

Beach Sand Mining
A carbon footprint can be defined as the total sets of greenhouse gas emissions caused by an organization, event, product or person. It is the amount of carbon we emit individually in any one-year period. Many businesses are taking the lead through environmental policies and actions. The heavy mineral mining industry probably responsible for a lot of Carbon emissions, as it involves processes where a lot of machines are used to process the sand, then separate it, and then to grade it according to their sizes and densities.

VV Mineral mining is India's largest Heavy Mineral Mining, Manufacturer and Exporter of Garnet & Ilmenite. Established in 1989, the company have achieved significant market share in Europe, Middle East, East Asia, Australia and USA.  It is family grown business started by Mr. S Vaikundarajan, Chairman of VV Group of companies.

VV Mineral employs the best global practices and latest equipment and infrastructure to ensure that all their activities are eco friendly and do not harm the environment. They adopt sun drying of mineral concentrates to save 133 kg of carbon dioxide per ton of product, which equals 100,000 tons of Co₂ savings per year, thus, fulfilling their duty of reducing their carbon footprint.

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