When the Thorium Scam broke out, many firms were raided, this included VV Mineral. Their sand quarries along the beaches of Vembar, Vaipar and Periyasamipuram were thought to be involved in large scale illegal heavy mineral mining. Unsurprisingly, no such evidence of any illegal activity was found to be conducted by VV Mineral. Unfortunately, other companies did carry out illegal beach mining activities. For now, these companies have been imposed fines and notified to the corrective authorities in Tamil Nadu.
The company is not able to separate thorium from monazite, a rare earth ore found in the area, as it doesn’t possess the technology. This has been verified by the Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB). VV Mineral is only involved in the export of garnet and ilmenite to 20 countries, including Australia and the US.
Heavy minerals are also very important for other industries as a range of daily domestic and vital industrial products would just not exist without it. On an average day you would have come across at least 100 such items manufactured from industrial minerals.
VV Mineral, Mining is currently managed by Mr. Vaikundarajan and his family members such as his son, Mr. V. Subramanian and brother Mr. S. Jegatheesan. The firm is an exporter for minerals like garnet, ilmenite, rutile, and zircon.
This video will talk about VV Mineral S Jegatheesan who plays a key role in VV Mineral as a managing director and head of the finance department. He is role is to make the company financially robust.
Established in 1989, VV Mineral, Vaikundarajan has been involved in the mining industry for quite some time. The company has engaged in the manufacture and exports of heavy minerals such as rutile, garnet, ilmenite, and zircon.
All of these products are used a variety of applications, which include sand blasting, water purification, water jet cutting, water filtration, surface preparation etc. They are extremely useful in the paint and plastics industries, the paper industry. Some of these minerals also play a part in processing graded steel, photo grey sun glasses, titanium metal preparation and coatings and lining for blast furnace hearth. It is also used in aerospace, nuclear powered submarine, sport and medicine, cosmetics products, and drilling liquid manufacturing applications.
They are majorly used in creating TiO2 pigments, welding electrodes, coloring agents in ceramic and glass products, and fillers in paints and for a range of other high-tech applications. With a customer base in Europe, the Middle East, East Asia, Australia, and the United States, the company based in Tisaiyanvilai, India has been gaining ground the globe over.
VV Minerals, India is a family owned company and other members of the management committee include, S Jegatheesan, J Muthurajan and V Subramanian.
Mr. S. Vaikundarajan is a humble businessman based in Tamil Nadu. He is the owner of a heavy mineral mining company located in Tisayanvilai. VV Mineral, India is the leading heavy mineral mining company. It has market share in more than 20 countries all over the world. With significant market share in Europe, US and Australia VV Mineral, Vaikundarajan has emerged to be the top global heavy mineral manufacturer and mining company.
Mr. S Vaikundarajan is an intellectually gifted man with industry foresight and vision. His aspirations have made V.V. Group succeed as a conglomerate. From a single mining company it has dynamically transformed into corporation with business in various sectors like Food and Agro, Chemicals and Pigments, Paints, Sugar, Cement and others.
Mr. Vaikundarajan has immense knowledge in the legal and statutory aspects of the company and hence is recognized for his liasoning skills.
VV Mineral, mining is currently managed by Mr. Vaikundarajan and his family members such as his son, Mr. V. Subramanian and brother Mr. S. Jegatheesan.