Thursday, 16 April 2015

“We Aren’t After The Nuclear Gold But The Exportable Minerals,” Says VV Mineral Vaikundarajan

In an effort to explain the futility of the claims made by the District Collector of Kanyakumari, the mining company that is allegedly involved in illegal beach sand mining has challenged the collector’s claims in Madras High Court. The company which has been revealed to be VV Minerals has applied the simple logic that they do not process monazite and have no intention to at all.

VV Minerals is a mining company that has been in the same business for over two decades. They operate out of five sea side villages in Kanyakumari.

Other than the coasts of Kanyakumari, beach sand mining is also carried out on the coasts of Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh.

Kurumpanai, Keezhmidalam, Midalam, Melmidalam and Helen Nagar are the areas in which the District Collector of Kanyakumari laid claims of illegal beach sand mining by VV Minerals.

“However, VV Minerals does not have the machinery, the licence or the willingness to process thorium or monazite,” says Vaikundarajan.

“We extract minerals like Zircon, Rutile, Ilmenite, Garnet and the likes to export to businesses around the globe. We follow all necessary disposal processes,” continued Vaikundarajan, Chairman VV Minerals India.

“If the materials that are readily disposed by us contain these elements then we are more than willing to hand them over the AERB (Atomic energy Regulatory Board),” says Vaikundarajan.

Thus, to counter the claims of the District Collector, the beach sand mining company chose a simple premise, their lack of interest and machinery for the processing of monazite and thorium.

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