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The production of copper-ore by the Indian
Copper Corporation Ltd. amounted to 371,458 tons (357,194 tons). A total of 374,742 short tons (348,375 short tons)
was treated in the mill and the production of refined copper amounted to
6,830 long tons (7,200 long tons). 7,750 tons were produced by the Burma
Corporation Ltd. (7,500 tons). 330,690 ozs, of gold were produced from the
Kolar goldfields in Mysore during 1937. (331,856.1 ozs.). The production from the operations of the Burma Corporation Ltd., at Bawdwin, Burma, amounted to 894 ozs. (1,294 ozs.).
. The production in Travancore State
amounted to 181,047 tons (140,477 tons). 2,522,750 tons of iron-ore were produced
by the principal mining companies in Bihar and the Eastern States Agency. (2,484,445 tons). The production by the Burma Corporation Ltd. from their mines at Wetwun,
Maymyo, Burma, amounted to 25,426 tons. (26,316 tons).
This is used as a flux in smelting lead. The production of lead-ore at the Burma
Corporation's Bawdwin mines in Burma amounted to 476,896 tons (468,842 tons); the total amount of metal extracted was 77,650 tons (73,155 tons) including 1,150
tons (1,240 tons) of antimonial lead. The production of calcined magnesite by
the Salem Magnesite Syndicate, Ltd., Salem, Madras, amounted to 10,339 tons. (12,966 tons). The production in Mysore State amounted to 2,384 tons
(2,502 tons). 978,193 tons were produced during the
year. (813,442 tons).
297,343 cwts. of mica, including splittings,
were exported from India during the
year. (177,664 cwts.). Monazite
production in Travancore State
amounted to 3,081 tons. (2,628 tons). Nickel speiss
The production by the Burma Corporation
Ltd. amounted to 4,020 tons (4,325 tons). This product contains 30-20 per cent. of nickel, 8.94 per cent. of copper, 6-81 per cent. of cobalt and 17.7 ozs. of silver
to the ton. Petroleum
The production in Assam amounted to
65,718,437 gallons, (64,844,712 gallons), in the Punjab 10,026,560 gallons, (4,396,792 gallons) and in Burma 273,807,738 gallons.
(265,570,120 gallons). Salt
The production of salt amounted to 1,898,157
tons, (1,735,888 tons) including 53,813
tons in Burma and 355,166 tons in Aden. Saltpetre
167,147 cwts. were exported from India
during the year (162,808 cwts.). Silver .
The production of silver from the Burma
Corporation Ltd. Bawdwin mines amounted to 6,180,000 ozs. (5,952,000 ozs.) and that from the Kolar gold mines in Mysore State 28,959 ozs. (estimated).
(24,477 ozs.). Tin concentrates • 5,173 tons were produced in Burma in
cluding Karenni and Mong Pai States.
(6,498.8 tons). Tungsten concentrates , 3,028 tons were produced in Burma in
cluding Karenni and Mong Pai States.
(4,562.0 tons). Zinc concentrates
73,552 tons were produced by the Burma
Corporation Ltd., from their mines at
Bawdwin, Burma. (76,807 tons). Zircon
The production in Travancore State
amounted to 1,225 tons. (2,209.9 tons).
Quarterly Statistics of Production of Coal, Gold and Petroleum
in India including Burma : October to December, 1937.
Central Provinces .
Quarterly total for each Company.
The Mysore Gold Mining Co.,
The Champion Reef Gold
Mines India, Ltd.
The Ooregum Gold Mining
Company of India, Ltd.
The Nundydroog Mines, Ltd. .
* These figures represent the total amounts of gasolene derived from natural gas at the well-head. Of these amounts a portion is sold locally as “petrol’ and the remainder is mixed with the crude petroleum and sent to the refineries. The figures given in the two columns, therefore, together represent the total 'raw products' ob. tained. These remarks apply to the similar totals quoted in previous Records.
A. M. HERON.