-The company was recognised for its industry-leading practices
-The award was presented by Dr. Mahendra Nath Pandey, Hon’ble Minister of Heavy Industries, Government of India
Udaipur : Hindustan Zinc Limited, India’s leading zinc, lead, and silver producer, has been awarded the IEI Industry Excellence Award 2021, instituted by The Institution of Engineers (India). Dr. Mahendra Nath Pandey, Hon’ble Minister of Heavy Industries, Govt. of India, presented the award to Mr. Pradeep Singh, Head Environment & Sustainability, Hindustan Zinc, in a ceremony held at Vigyan Bhawan in Delhi.The IEI Industry Excellence Award honours industry leaders for their innovation, engineering excellence, and capacity to sustain excellence in a competitive environment. The awards were presented to companies that work in Engineering, Manufacturing, and Processing (EMP).
Hindustan Zinc received the award for their innovative practices in the industry they have been involved in, as well as the advancements in industry performance, the emphasis on corporate governance and corporate social responsibility strategies, and other new methods, boosting competitiveness for the greater benefit of society and the country. The company is a pioneer in implementing innovative solutions and smart technology for responsible mining.
The company believes in the philosophy to reduce, reuse and recycle water in order to optimise consumption and provide more water for the community’s use. Being a 2.41x water positive company, it has developed state-of-the-art technologies like Sewage Treatment Plants and Dry Tailing Plants for efficient management and recycling of water. The company has also made several technological advancements in the area of energy conservation. The successful commissioning of a 3000 KLD ZERO LIQUID DISCHARGE RO-ZLD plant at the Zinc Smelter Debari is one of the most remarkable achievements. The Vedanta ethos is ZERO HARM– ZERO WASTE– ZERO DISCHARGE, and several plants under Hindustan Zinc epitomise it.The organisation has been steadily increasing its use of low-carbon and low-emission technology, expanding its renewable energy capacity, and lowering its overall GHG emissions.