SAIL’s hot strip mill to be completed soon: Chief

State-owned SAIL’s new Hot Strip Mill at Rourkela Steel Plant is expected to be completed by the beginning of next financial year, which will augment the unit’s hot rolled steel making capacity.

SAIL Chairman Anil Kumar Chaudhary said the above while visiting the state-owned firm’s Rourkela Steel Plant.
A statement said that, during his address, Chaudhary emphasised on early completion of the new 3.0 million tonnes per annum (MTPA) Hot Strip Mill (HSM).

He said 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.

The Chairman added: “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.”

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