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JSPL completes 250 tonne Basic Oxygen Furnace at Odisha plant

IANS  |  Bhubaneswar 

and Power Ltd (JSPL) has successfully completed a 250 tonne (BOF) marking the completion of its six million tonne per annum (MTPA) at in

With the completion of the new facility, will utilise the full capacity of its four MTPA Mega Blast Furnace, the largest in

The BOF will also enable the company to achieve significantly higher cost effectiveness and efficiencies for

"With the successful completion of the BOF today, the will now achieve optimal efficiencies in terms of cost and operation. We congratulate JSPL's team for completing the BOF within the prescribed time frame," Naveen Jindal, said.

Jindal has been camping at Angul and working shoulder to shoulder with the project management team for commissioning of this facility.

The 250 tonne will produce three million tonne of per annum. For the first time in India, has deployed the innovative Dry Gas Cleaning System, which is superior in terms of environment-friendliness as compared to the

"Adoption of Dry Gas Cleaning System reiterates JSPL's commitment to green technology," D.K. Saraogi, JSPL's Executive Director and Angul Plant head, said.

Significantly lowering the and parallelly generating that can power other units of the steel complex, the new facility is amongst the most over.

The Dry Gas Cleaning System, with nil effluent generation capabilities, and full utilisation of slag for various purposes further strengthens the zero discharge features of the plant. JSPL has partnered with Group for engineering and supply of key BOF equipment.

JSPL had commissioned India's largest Blast Furnace of 4554 cubic meter (4 MTPA) in August 2017. JSPL's Angul is the largest and most modern in the state of that has been established at an investment of Rs 33,000 crore.

The BOF is the last major installation at the six MTPA integrated steel plant, marking the completion of JSPL's expansion and capital expenditure program.



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First Published: Tue, December 26 2017. 18:28 IST