Essel Mining and Industries Limited was established in 1950. It is a part of the Aditya Birla Group, one of India's largest business conglomerates. Essel Mining & Industries Ltd. is one of India's largest iron ore mining companies in the private sector today. It has ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 quality- and environment-certification along with the OHSAS 18001 health and safety certification to its credit.
Essel Mining and Industries Ltd has two divisions - Mines division and Ferrochem division. It has successfully incorporated the Total Quality Management (TQM) principles in all its processes.