Mineral Enterprises Ltd is planning to set up an integrated steel plant in Dutanurkaval & Kanave Aladahalli villages in Channarayapatna Tehsil in Hassan district of Karnataka. Land required for the project of 250 acres have been acquired. The project involves setting up of manufacturing facilities viz.1.0 Mt/yr Beneficiation plant, 0.60 MTPA Pellet Plant (Grate kiln process), Coal Gasification plant, 1 x 2200 t/d Midrex DRI plant, 85 t EAF & LF units with future provision of VD unit, 1 x 4 strand Billet caster, bar and rod mill, 2 x 30 MW Captive Power Plant, 850 tpd oxygen plant. The project cost is estimated at Rs. 33720 million.