Metal & Mining (SMM) business unit Metal & Mining (SMM) business unit

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Mining & Metallurgy


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Tata Consulting Engineers Ltd (TCE) established the Metal & Mining (SMM) business unit in the year 2005, catering to the industry’s increasing requirement in the ferrous and non-ferrous metals segment. TCE is among the leading players in this industry segment providing one stop solutions for its valued customers from mines to metal manufacturing and processing. TCE’s vast experience in the mining sector serves as a closed-loop solutions outfit, including metals processing, ancillary infrastructure and raw material management, right from exploration planning. TCE has proved its mettle in bringing world-class solutions across the steel, metals and mining industry. The wide array of sector specific services combined with international marquee clients, that the company has served makes the MM business unit a niche player in the industry.

What We Offer


TCE provides Pit to Port engineering and project management services to its esteemed clientele. Mining segment’s generic services cover mine utilities – concept, sourcing & design, planning of mine layout, infrastructure, auxiliary service facilities, water management, capital & operating cost, financial analysis. Other specialised services include:

Open cast mining:
Pit optimisation and scheduling, determination of pit geometry, ultimate pit slope, dump slope & slope stability analysis, life of mine plan, bench plans, dump plans, selection of mining technology and equipment selection, haul road design, drill – blast design

Underground mining:
Selection of mining method, design and location of shaft/incline, underground panel layout and design, equipment selection, drill – blast design, ventilation design and underground mine transport, support design, subsidence prediction


Exploration (all technical support), 3d modelling, resource estimation, geotechnical analysis, hydrogeological analysis, ground preparation, mine development strategy, etc.

Mineral Beneficiation

Technical support for sampling and lab analysis, simulation, scale up & flow sheet development, mass & water balance, process control engineering, P&ID, equipment sizing & selection, layout engineering, CAPEX & OPEX, process audit & performance optimisation studies

Material Handling

Crushing & screening, storage yards, conveying systems, unloading, stacking, storage & reclaiming system, proportioning, blending & recycling, truck loading systems, rapid load out system, ship loading & unloading systems

Steel & Metals

Raw material handling, iron making (blast furnace, sinter/pellet/dri making, coke oven & by-product plant, lime calcining), steel making & ferro-alloys plant, rolling mills – flats & long, coating & finishing


  • Raw material handling, alumina refinery smelting, rolling/fabrication, zinc processing
  • Shared services and utilities for Steel Metals & Mining
  • Modernisation solutions through plant asset digitisation for upgrades and modernisation

Mine Infrastructure

Planning of overall layout, engineering of plant & non-plant buildings & architectural designs, roads, hydrology & hydrological studies, water sourcing engineering, power sourcing & reticulation

Mining & Metallurgy

Sectors we Serve

  • Mining
  • Non-Ferrous Metals
  • Iron & Steel


Mining, geology & beneficiation solutions for Coal, Iron, Zinc, Copper, Bauxite, Gold & Diamond

Non-Ferrous Metals

Aluminium, Zinc, Copper & rare earth Metals

Iron & Steel

Coke sinter iron making, Steel & Ferro Alloys, rolling & finishing mill

CASE studies

Mining & beneficiation solutions for zinc mine in South Africa

The world’s largest and developed zinc deposit site was discovered over 30 years ago but remained unexcavated due to its viability.

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