Discovery of Chromite in Sukinda Valley by Tata Steel.
Mining Lease acquired from Maharaja of Sukinda for a period of 20 yrs on 22nd Oct 1952
Same mining lease ratified by State Govt for 20 yrs on 12th Jan 1953.
Mining started at Sukinda in December 1960.
First mining lease renewed on 12th Jan 1973.
In 1984 Sukinda Chromite mine was transformed into mechanized mining operations.
In 1990, Chrome Ore Beneficiation plant was set up at Sukinda.
Tata Steel took over Ferro Alloys Plant Bamnipal from Odisha Mining Corporation (OMC) in 1991.
In 1991,Effluent Treatment Plant (ETP) was installed to treat Hexavalent Chromium in Mine water.
In 1993, Sukinda Ore Beneficiation Plant bagged an ISO 9001.
Computerised Mine Planning was introduced in 1994.
In 1994, Sukinda mine became the first mine in Asia to bag an ISO 9001 certification.
In 1996, a second lease was renewed.
In 1999, Sukinda became the first Chromite mine & Beneficiation plant in Asia to bag an ISO 14001 certification.
Bagged National Safety Award
Honoured with Rajiv Gandhi National Quality Award
In 2004, Sukinda mine became the first fine in the world to bag an SA 8000 certificate.
Awarded OHSAS for Occupational Health & Safety in 2004.
In 2007, Tata Steel received the Patent for Herbal Treatment process to treat Hexavalent Chromium.
Acquisition of Ferro Alloys Plant of Rawmet Ferrous Industries on 14th Mar 2007.
Rechristened Rawmet Ferrous Industries to TS Alloys in 2010.
Awarded Greentech Gold Award
Bagged World Quality Congress award for excellence in environment
Won National Energy Conservation Award in Mining Sector
Awarded with Asian CSR Award
Awarded IBM MEMC – Overall Best Mine
In 2016, Gopalpur Ferro Alloys Plant was set up.
Supplementary lease deed signed in 2016 and the lease period extended up to 31.03.2020.
TS Alloys successfully bagged a 50 years lease for merchant mines of Saruabil and Kamardah in Jajpur, Odisha on 23rd Oct 2019.
TS Alloys successfully bagged a 50 years merchant mining lease for Sukinda mines in Jajpur,Odisha on 18th Mar 2020.
In 2020, TS Alloys was renamed as Tata Steel Mining Tata Steel Limited.
On 30th Oct 2020, TSML made its 1st commercial Ore sale.
On 31st Dec 2020, TSML made its 1st Ferro Chrome sale to customers.