SAILs Rourkela unit logs record output

Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP), has logged its best-ever production figures in crude steel and saleable steel in the April-January period of 2016-17. The steel unit produced 2.37 million tonne of crude steel and 2.23 million tonne of saleable steel, registering growth of 5.3% and 14% respectively. 
By the end of January this year, the coke oven battery-6 clocked an average of 87 pushings per day while the sinter plant-III produced 2.65 million tonne of sinter. The fifth blast furnace of RSP churned out 2.3 million tonne of hot metal while the new plate mill rolled out 428,083 tonne of plates. The stellar performance of the new units is the result of modernisation cum expansion drive taken up by RSP. Business-standard

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