Ad Here  
Murugappa- a year of consolidation Techies trip to India Durga - India’s largest blast furnace; now operational Brand leaders come forward... Schwing Stetter India joins hands with US-based Gomaco Striking cords for 25 years… Hyundai excites again - More gensets and diesel engines from TAFE TN budget pragmatic and moderate on fiscal deficit Big-ticket investments march towards Punjab Veritas Finance- financing the unfinanced Placing the right shoe forward... Rating of states to be released soon Connecting the unconnected Climate change may change the way businesses work... Steel loses its sheen Towards peace of mind A global plastic event in India TII-challenging year with flat growth Adding Zest to Scooty TOP 10 CEO Compensation Scoot offers just Rs.13,500 to ANZ... European crisis is a global crisis! Sun Edison launches solar pumps Illicit markets a concern to growing economy Four daughters and a proud father An aerospace-defence cluster in Tamil Nadu… Flexible labour laws… ISRO's 100th mission Holiday Inn opens in OMR Chennai Dynamic e-commerce scenario Tata Steel commence operations at Kalinganagar Carrefour’s quick exit TiE applauds innovative entrepreneurs ALL to launch electric busses Gem of social service... Ridley marathon to India Reality bytes On the ‘milky’ way AirAsia India infuses funds to fight out competition OBO Bettermann for better lightning protection TVS Logistics – another acquisition to sharpen the business model IFCI to raise NCDs upto Rs 2000 crore Well-refined – RIL’s refinery margins zoom Time to fast-pace the logistics sector CUB: towards card-less withdrawal Inclusive and forward moving... Industry-well poised to invest on expansion Innovation that helped Chennai port Chennai to get a roundabout Metro The new look- 4s Verna WABCO’s second Chennai plant Research needs more funding Apple maps – finding its way Realty sector takes a break... Hero Motocorp - smooth ride Changing dynamics in human resource management Celebrating 180 years of relevance Waste, a gold mine Digital retail transactions stabilise at higher level… ALL – truck industry is recovering from degrowth Pharma market dozes Strategy war escalates between Hero and Honda ALL-two launches in a row Focus on self-certification and third party inspection Chennai Port is at last decongested! Automotive Vision Plan II... Business Breif Smart controls for cooling large multi-zone spaces ... Investor friendly Japan Downsizing spree... Nigeria comes nearer World labour laws at a glance Indigo stays leader with 40 per cent share An American alliance in the chemical industry? Chola MS net crosses 100 crores Applauding enterprise... Nothing to hide... Business Briefs Economic, business and social sustainability Creating Tamil Nadu Banana brand BRICS development bank When Centre visits the state Chola MS launches motor app Economic issues take a back seat at G20 summit Make way for the new and dynamic railways Chennai will soon get its World Trade Centre Realising double digit growth in Tamil Nadu TII’s single largest investment at Thiruthani Backpack laboratory TCS’ revenues cross Rs 100,000 crore Purdue and IIT-M sign the dotted line Is Indian telecom industry heading for a monopoly? SumInfra- corridor based development... Bridging the skill deficit in pharma industry Airlines wage price war People Flow Day- Safety Curbing steel imports will hurt small business... Blue Star plans a new plant in south Celebration time at MS Chola Three more leather clusters… Indian Bank – global businesses crosses Rs 3 lakh crore... LVB gears to become a financial supermarket Auto test tracks launched at GARC Oragadam campus Need to focus on ease of doing business... ECGC expands operations STFC raises money Housing Innovation Challenge, 2015 Secured NCDs from Shriram City
Durga - India’s largest blast furnace; now operational

“Durga”, the largest blast furnace of the country has become operational at the Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP), a unit of Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL).  Built at a cost of about Rs 1600 crore, the furnace has a useful volume of 4060 cubic metres, and will increase SAIL’s hot metal capacity by 2.5 million tonnes per annum.  SAIL chief,  C S Verma inaugurated the new Slab Caster at the Steel Melting Shop-II of RSP, which can cast slabs of up to 2500 mm width.

     With the start of the new state-of-the-art furnace, hot metal capacity at RSP will increase to 4.5 million tonnes per annum from its present capacity of 2 MTPA. With a daily hot metal production of 8000 tonnes per day, the furnace has an enhanced life of 20 years. The environment-friendly furnace ensures minimum emissions and recovers waste energy to the fullest; it also has a closed-loop cooling system resulting in almost zero water discharge.


Author :
Reported On :
Sector :
Shoulder :
IE, the business magazine from south was launched in 1968 and pioneered business journalism in south. Through the 45 years IE has been focusing on well-presented and well-researched articles. When giants in the industry stumbled to keep pace with the digital revolution, IE stayed affixed embracing technology.
Read more
Economist Communications Ltd is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected.
Read more
You agree that your use of this Website and the purchase of the magazine will be governed by these terms and conditions.
Read more
S-15, Industrial Estate,
Chennai - 600 032.
PHONE: +91 44 22501236