SAIL’s crude steel production up 9 per cent in February 2018
March 3, 2018
Steel Authority of India (SAIL) is looking to ramp up its production after achieving 9 per cent growth in crude steel production to 1.272 Million Tonnes (MT) in February 2018 over the corresponding period last year. Reviewing the performance for the month of February, 2018, P. K. Singh, Chairman of SAIL, emphasized on winding up the few remaining projects under modernization and ramping up production from the new units.
In this series of performance review, Singh recently visited SAIL’s Bhilai Steel Plant and exhorted the collective to perform to their utmost potential. He also visited the recently commissioned blast furnace #8 – Mahamaya, Universal Rail Mill and the Steel Melting Shop III. The new BF is under stabilization and production from it is steadily being ramped up. BF No 8, Mahamaya, has produced more than 60,000 tonnes of hot metal since it was blown on 2nd February.
Singh inspired the collective for a stronger and spectacular performance after the company returned to profits.