M/s Jigme Polytex Pvt. Ltd. is a registered company incorporated under the Company’s Act of the Kingdom of Bhutan having the license to carry out business of mining, manufacturing, export, import of all type of minerals.

The company is operating in two distinct divisions; Trading & Export Division and Mining Division.

Under Export activity the Company is exporting value added Dolomite products to Bangaldesh.

Recently the Company has decided to go for mining of construction grade mineral by acquiring the Mining Lease for mining of Cherry red (coloured) quartzite at Mutuwakhola situated in Deorali Gewog, Lhamoizingkha, Dagana. The Mines with a probable reserves of 5.58 million tones is under development. Commercial operation is expected to commence by the end of 2013.

PRODUCT:

DOLOMITE:

Dolomite Lumps                   :               40 to 80mm

Dolomite Lumps                   :               25 to 50mm

Dolomite Chips                     :               10 to 30mm

Dolomite Chips                     :               5 to 25mm

Dolomite Fines                     :               <5mm

Dolomite Powder                 :               80 to 100mesh

QUARTZITE:

Cherry Red Quartzite is suitable to use as construction grade material satisfies all the required standards as given below.

Sl No.

 Tests

Results

Requirements

1

Specific Gravity

2.75

-

2

Water absorption

0.46%

2 Max.

3

Aggregate Impact Value

14.2%

30 Max.

4

Soundness %

-

-

5

Loss with Sodium Sulphate

0.4%

12 Max.

6

Loss with Magnesium Sulphate

2.3%

18 Max.

7

Flakiness and elongation index

16%

 

8

Plasticity Index

Non Plastic

 

9

Los Angles Abrasion Value

21%

40 Max.

DOLOMITE MARKETING

Our export market is Bangladesh. We have appointed an agent for marketing our products in Bangladesh. Beside export, we have also taken up in-country marketing of Dolo-powder.

Major buyers in Bangladesh:

Nasir Glass Industries

PHP Fruit Glass Industries

Osmania Glass Industris

Rahim Steel Industries

Saudagar Touch

Shorab & Sons

Jugal  Kishore Trading

Prime International

ARZ Trading

Major buyers in Bhutan:

M/s Mountain Hazelnut Venture Private Limited, Thimphu

QUARTZITE MARKETING

The marketing of quartzite for the construction projects and other institutional buyers are done directly by the techno-commercial team of the Company. There are good demand for construction grade materials in the ongoing and upcoming road projects in Dagana region like Manitar-Raidak-Lhamoizingkha, Lhamoizingkha – Dagana, Lhamoizingkha – Sarpang  etc. The demand would further increase upon the commencement of Sunkosh Hydropower Project.

Buyers:

Italian Thai Development Corporation – engaged in National Highway Project.