Tamil Nadu (Hosur)
Thriveni established commercial production of aggregates in Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Odisha to cater to the construction and the infrastructure development community. Large-sized boulders are drilled, blasted, transported and crushed to produce stone aggregates of different sizes according to the market requirement.
M-Sand refers to crushed aggregates produced from hard granite stone. It is cubical, with rounded edges, and is washed and consistently graded. It is used as a substitute for river sand. Its numerous advantages over river sand have made it a highly desirable commodity for builders.
Thorapalli Project, Hosur, Tamilnadu: The project, which commenced in 2006 produces aggregate in the sizes of 40 mm, 20 mm, 12 mm, 6 mm crushed rock fines and M-Sand.
Lakhimposi Quarry: The production of boulders is manual and aided by a rock breaker.
Mutarara Quarry, Mozambique: The project has been operational since 2007, for RICON (Rites and IRCON JV). It involves quarry development, drilling, blasting, excavation, transportation, crushing, screening and wagon loading.
L&T ECC, Soolivara Quarry, Bangalore: This project entails overburden (OB) removal, primary and secondary drilling and blasting and segregation of +20-550 mm boulders which are then fed into the crusher.
L&T ECC, Nilavoi Quarry, Thada, Andhra Pradesh: The project requires drilling, blasting, loading and transportation of boulders to the crusher point.
L&TECC, ChikkanaHalli Quarry, Chitradurga District, Bangalore: The project entails OB removal, primary and secondary drilling and blasting and segregation of +20-550mm boulders which are fed into the crusher.
L&TECC, Sanikere Quarry, Challakere Taluk, Bangalore: The project entails OB removal, primary and secondary drilling and blasting and segregation of +20-550mm boulders which are then fed into the crusher.
L&TECC, Banda Quarry, Mataundh, Banda District, Uttar Pradesh: The project entails OB removal, weathered rock removal, supply of boulders by drilling and blasting (primary and secondary) and segregation of +20-550mm boulders which are then transported to the crusher hopper.
L&TECC, Hosakote, Bangalore: The work involved mining and supply of boulders to the crusher with the entire production consumed by L&T for their construction requirements in Bangalore.