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New RSP unit to help meet demand for special grade steel

Press Trust of India  |  Bhubaneswar 

A new facility at Plant (RSP) to help meet the growing demand for special in defence sector was inaugurated on Saturday.

inaugurated the Additional Heat Treatment Line (AHTL) of RSP's Special Plate Plant (SPP).

It has been catering to the needs of defence and research programmes and has supplied for India's indigenous defence projects like INS Vikrant and INS Kamorta.

Built at a cost of Rs 155 crore, the will augment the heat treatment capacity of SSP and help the plant meet the enhanced demand for of various dimensions, he said.

Chaudhary also emphasised on early completion of the new 3.0 million tonnes per annum (HSM).

He said it should be completed by the beginning of the next fiscal, and will ramp up the plant's hot rolled steel making capacity along with enabling to produce advance grade HR coils.

Prioritising volume growth, he said the new facilities and mills can be utilised at their rated capacities "when we have the desired levels of steel making".

Chaudhary also stressed on the need to follow safety measures at all plants and on sustainable processes.

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First Published: Sat, November 10 2018. 22:45 IST