ERM Group

Sri E.Ramamurthy commenced mining operation in late 1970’s and laid the foundation stone for now called “ERM GROUP”.  With a vision to modernize the mining activities in a scientific & eco friendly manner, the mining operations were mechanized in late nineties. The mining operations are carried out with fully mechanized Open Cast mining method with shovel dumper combination.

The group ventured into manufacture of Sponge Iron, MS Steel Billets, TMT rolling, Structural steel rolling, Wind Power, Solar Power, etc. 

Sri. R. Praveen Chandra took responsibility of managing the group after demise of Sri E. Ramamurthy in the year 2006 and diversified into manufacture of Sponge Iron, steel and solar power generation.

With a vision to add value to the raw material and generate employment in the rural parts of the state, established M/s. E. Ramamurthy Minerals and Metals Pvt. Ltd., at Shivamogga district, Karnataka.  First phase of the project has been implemented with TMT Re-bar rolling mill and Induction Furnace.

In order to facilitate the requirement of raw material, fluxes, etc., for the steel, cement, sugar and power industry, established a company M/s. Benaka Minerals Trading Pvt. Ltd., with operational office at Chennai, India.

With a vision to expand the group into the new age technology of IT and Electronics, established M/s. Codeland Infosolutions Pvt. Ltd., an IT company.  The company has successfully launched Saas based telematics products and eCommerce platform for Market Research reports.

Acquired M/s. Prakash Sponge Iron and Power Pvt. Ltd., during the year 2014 and expanding the manufacturing process with forward and backward integration.  Currently plant production capacity is 0.2 MMTPA of steel having Sponge Iron, M.S Billets, TMT & Structural steel manufacturing unit at Challakere taluk, Chitradurga district, Karnataka, India.  It is in the process of expanding the manufacturing facilities.