Our Heritage

We are a leading mining company in South India with over 50 years of dedicated experience in mining. Established in 1958, we have been consistently ranked as one of the leaders in the limestone industry of Tamil Nadu.

Our purpose is to create an economically responsible mining culture through sustained, long term, efficient and environmentally sound mining practices.

Our every action is directed towards producing and processing the earth’s minerals through the most economic and efficient approach so as to provide the best materials that lead to fulfilling consumer’s needs and improving living standards whilst ensuring an ecologically healthy environment.

We achieve this by relying on our staff imbued with the Company’s time tested culture of mining with integrity and accountability.

To deliver superior products to our customers, we concentrate on the development of first class deposits into long term and efficient operations capable of sustained competitive advantage.

Mr.K.S. Krishnamoorthy


We trace our roots back to Shri. S.N.N. Sankarlinga Iyer, Banker, Industrialist, Philanthropist, Visionary and the Co-founder of The India Cements Ltd.

His third son, Shri K.S. Krishnamoorthy, who was involved in various pioneering contracts such as the construction of Breakwater for Chennai Port Trust and the world famous Jog falls contract founded Krishna Mines in the year 1958. Since then, the company has grown and diversified its business interests while still retaining mining specialization as its core activity.

It is currently run by the 4th generation of the family who guide the company with the same principles of excellence as envisioned by its founders.

Limestone Production, Mining Contracts, Mineral Processing, Slaked Lime Powder, Dry Flower Manufacturers and Exporters, Retail Fuel Distributors and Agriculture are some of the group’s undertaking.