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Rourkela Steel Plant posts "best-ever" production for Apr-Aug

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Press Trust of India  |  Bhubaneswar 

The Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP) has registered its "best-ever" production performance in hot metal, crude steel and saleable steel in the first five months of the current financial year.

The steel plant produced 15,84,901 tonnes of hot metal, 14,90,936 tonnes of crude steel and 13,27,407 tonnes of saleable steel during the April-August period, an official release said.

The figures are "not only the highest-ever since inception but also an increase of 20.3 per cent, 17.7 per cent and 12.8 per cent respectively, over the corresponding period of last year," the release said.

The total sinter production was also the "best-ever" at 25,34,214 tonnes, which is 18.5 per cent higher than the year-ago figure.

New plate mill, too, recorded its "all-time best" performance for the April-August period by rolling 33,3920 tonnes of plates, it added.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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First Published: Sat, September 08 2018. 19:30 IST