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Tata Steel is looking to tap emerging technologies to improve its performance, a top company official said.
“Technology is evolving and there is always scope to leverage it better to enhance performance”, said T V Narendran, managing director & chief executive officer, Tata Steel during his visit to Kalinganagar, the site of the steel company’s greenfield steel complex in Odisha.
Narendran’s visit to Kalinganagar coincided with the second anniversary of the dedication of the steel project.
To mark the second anniversary, an exhibition was organised on the theme- ‘Tata Steel Kalinganagar- Taking pride with every stride’. The exhibition sought to depict various milestones and operational excellence attained by operating departments of the plant in the last one year.
Anand Sen, president (total quality management & steel business), Tata Steel said, “Customers’ feedback has been overwhelmingly positive about the products being rolled out from Kalinganagar. Tata Steel Kalinganagar has positive effect on product mix of Tata Steel.’’
Tata Steel Kalinganagar has adopted state-of-the-art technologies to ensure higher productivity with minimal impact on environment. It is leveraging the Coke Dry Quenching (CDQ) facility capable of handling 200 tonnes per hour at its state-of-the-art greenfield steel plant. This environment-friendly technology is helping in abating climate change by reduction in carbon-di-oxide emissions and reduction in dust emission while saving a significant amount of water.
Rajiv Kumar, vice president (operations) of Kalinganagar project, Rajesh Ranjan Jha, vice president (engineering & projects), Tata Steel, D B Sundara Ramam, principal executive officer and other officers of Tata Steel Kalinganagar were present on the occasion.