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Bhilai steel plant hits 1 million tonnes plate production mark in FY23

Besides Bharat Heavy Electricals (BHEL), the Indian Railways and two private infrastructure companies had placed bulk orders


So far in FY23, the plate mill has produced 10,13,300 tonnes of finished plates

R Krishna Das Raipur

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Bhilai Steel Plant (BSP), the Chhattisgarh-based entity of the Steel Authority of India (SAIL), has produced and dispatched more than 1 million tonnes (MT) of plates so far in the current financial year.
SAIL-Bhilai’s plate mill, which has capacity of 1.2 MT per annum, rolls out wide and heavy plates of different grades for a variety of applications. They are for the defence sector and used in infrastructure development projects.

“The 1-MT mark in cumulative production was crossed on January 21 while 1 MT in cumulative despatches of plates in the current financial year was crossed on January 23, 2023,” BSP

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First Published: Jan 27 2023 | 5:12 PM IST

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