The processing plant is located at Pulmoddai in the eastern coast of Sri Lanka 54 km north of Trincomalee. The beach sand at Pulmoddai is very rich in valuable minerals namely Ilmenite, Rutile, Zircon, Monazite and Garnet with a percentage as high as 60% heavy minerals of which 65% is Ilmenite, 10% Rutile & 10% Zircon. It has been estimated that a total quantity of 12.5 million tons of unexploited valuable minerals sands are available in and around Pulmoddai. The mineral sand deposit is spread along five miles from Arisimale to Kokkilai and about 400 yards towards the land side.
Apart from that another mineral sand deposit spread along distance of 45 miles is situated from Nilavelli to Mulativu. It is considered as the richest sand deposit in the world.