JSW Steel Aims to Complete Dolvi Expansion by March 2021
JSW Steel Dolvi ExpansionJSW

JSW Steel Aims to Complete Dolvi Expansion by March 2021

JSW Steel expects to complete Dolvi Work’s plant expansion in Maharashtra from 5 million tonnes per annum to 10 million tonnes per annum by the end of

JSW Steel expects to complete Dolvi Work’s plant expansion in Maharashtra from 5 million tonnes per annum to 10 million tonnes per annum by the end of 2020-21. According to the company, due to the outbreak of COVID-19, the expansion of Dolvi Work was affected. The work was suspended because of multiple reasons including non-availability of workers and travel restrictions, both domestic and international. JSW Steel Director Commercial Marketing & Corporate Strategy Mr Jayant Acharya told PTI "About 95 per cent work related to expansion of the plant is completed. We are aiming to complete the expansion of Dolvi Works by the second half of this fiscal.”

Dolvi expansion plan includes installing a 4.5 million tonnes per annum blast furnace with a supporting 5 million tonnes per annum Steel Melt Shop and a 5 million tonnes per annum Hot Strip Mill. The plant would also have an 8 million tonnes per annum pellet plant and four kilns of 600 TPD Lime Calcination Plants, besides a captive power plant.

With the expansion of the Dolvi Works, JSW Steel's total steel making capacity will reach to 23.1 million tonnes per annum, from 18.1 million tonnes per annum at present. Besides Dolvi Works, JSW Steel owns and operates a 12 million tonnes per annum manufacturing facility at Vijayanagar and another 1 million tonnes per annum plant in Salem in Tamil Nadu. The company has also proposed to set up a 13.2 million tonnes per annum greenfield steel plant in Odisha along with a 900 MW power plant for captive usage with an investment amount of INR 53,700 crore.

No stories found.
SteelGuru Business News
www.steelguru.com