Steel Authority of India

SAIL to commission new Hot Strip Mill at Rourkela soon

Steel Authority of India Ltd (SAIL) Chairman Anil Kumar Chaudhary lauded Rourkela Steel Plant collective which is in its 60th year of production.

During his visit to RSP, he said that in this milestone year the theme of celebration would be Safety, Health and Environment.

He laid stress on early completion of the new 3.0 Million Tonnes per annum (MTPA) Hot Strip Mill (HSM). “The new HSM should be completed by the beginning of next financial year; which will augment the Plant’s hot rolled steel making capacity along with enabling RSP to produce advance grade HR coils,” he said.

According to Chaudhary, this will help RSP to cater to the high end HR Steel segment and facilitate for supplying to Cold Rolling Mills producing auto grade steel, as per requirement.

He also inaugurated the Additional Heat Treatment Line (AHTL) of the Special Plate Plant (SPP) of RSP.

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