Leading zinc and lead producer, Hindustan Zinc (HZL), has teamed up with MECON Limited as it continues to move forward on its greenfield 300,000mt per year zinc smelter plant in Doswada, Tapi, Gujarat.
MECON is a top engineering & consultancy firm, under the Government of India’s, Ministry of Steel, and has been selected by HZL to supply services like engineering, project, procurement & construction management associate (EPCM) for the project, according to reports.
The construction plan was first initiated on Oct 14, 2020, and is scheduled to commence operations in 2022.
HZL is a subsidiary of Vedanta, a top global zinc producer in the zinc, lead, iron ore, steel, copper, aluminum, power, oil & gas sectors. Current endeavors are part of the company’s plan to develop into the largest zinc and lead producer.
The project is anticipated to be completed on an engineering, project, and construction foundation with MECON driving the project as the EPCM partner, per reports.