MANAGEMENT

Hutti mechanises mining

In rural southwestern India, Hutti Gold Mines Limited (HGML) operates the country’s only primary gold mine. It is currently undergoing an infrastructure overhaul to overcome a bottleneck and boost mechanisation at the mine

Nia Kajastie
The main production shaft at the Hutti underground mine has long been a bottleneck for the operation

The main production shaft at the Hutti underground mine has long been a bottleneck for the operation

The Mallappa shaft is the deepest and largest of three accesses serving the Hutti underground workings at HGML’s operation. Equipped with one double-deck cage for lowering and hoisting miners and another...

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