GPH Ispat Starts Commercial Production at New Plant
Financial Express reported that GPH Ispat has started commercial production at its new BDT 23.90 billion expansion plant. The company started commercial production using state-of-the-art technology after successful partial commissioning with the help of local technicians as well as online support from the technology supplier Primetals Technologies Austria. It said “Due to pandemic Covid-19 impact, it is not possible to avail on site support of technicians from Primetals Technologies Austria GmbH, who are the main technology supplier of the plant which lead to barrier of the completion of commissioning it’s all products.”
The new factory, which is an expansion of GHP Ispat’s existing operations, has the annual capacity to produce 840,000 tonnes of mild steel billet and 640,000 tonnes MS rod and medium section products such as steel beam, angle, channel, flat bar etc, but the company has to wait for a certain period of time for the full-fledged production to yield the said capacity.
In September last year, the company started trail production from the new expansion plant.
Chittagong Bangladesh based GPH Ispat was setup in 2006. It produces rebars using EAF, laded refining, caster & rolling mill