There are more than 696 copper mines in operation globally, of which 127 are in India, according to GlobalData’s mines and projects database. The following are the five largest copper mines by production in India in 2022, according to GlobalData’s mining database, which tracks more than 33,000 mines and projects from early exploration to closure across more than 150 countries and over 100 commodities. Buy the latest mine-site profiles here.

1. Malanjkhand Mine

The Malanjkhand Mine is a surface and underground mine located in Madhya Pradesh. It is owned by Hindustan Copper and produced an estimated 17.55 thousand tonnes of copper in 2022. The mine will operate until 2036. Buy the profile here.

2. Khetri Mine

Located in Rajasthan, the Khetri Mine is owned by Hindustan Copper. The underground mine produced an estimated 3.88 thousand tonnes of copper in 2022. The mine will operate until 2035. Buy the profile here.

3. Kolihan Mine

The Kolihan Mine is located in Rajasthan. It is owned by Hindustan Copper and produced an estimated 3.54 thousand tonnes of copper in 2022. Buy the profile here.

4. Surda Mine

The Surda Mine, owned by Hindustan Copper, is an underground mine located in Jharkhand. The mine produced an estimated 1.73 thousand tonnes of copper in 2022. The mine will operate until 2028. Buy the profile here.

5. Banwas Mine

Owned by Hindustan Copper, the Banwas Mine is an underground mine located in Rajasthan. It produced an estimated 1.27 thousand tonnes of copper in 2022. Buy the profile here.

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