News Riveting has reported that Steel Authority of India Limited’s Bhilai Steel Plant’s Blast Furnaces, SMS-3 and Blast Furnace-8 and Plate Mill have set new monthly production records as well as in techno-economics in January 2023 Blast Furnaces achieved the highest ever monthly production of 535,312 tonnes of hot metal till 30 January 2023, surpassing the previous best monthly record of 519,819 tonnes of hot metal in March 2021. Steel Melting Shop-3 achieved the highest monthly production of 293,688 tonnes of crude steel by 30 January 2023, surpassing its previous record of 286,195 tonnes crude steel in November 2022. Another monthly record was set by Plate Mill by dispatching 116,834 tonnes of plates till 30 January 2023, surpassing previous best monthly record of 116,030 tonnes in January 2011. A new record was created in Blast Furnaces by increasing the quantity of daily Coal Dust Injection. By 30th January 2023, a new record of highest monthly coal dust injection of 137 kg per tonne was set, beating previous best record of 92 kg per tonne in Jan 2021. Blast Furnace 8 called Mahamaya too achieved monthly coal dust injection rate record of 158 kg per tonne up till 30th January 2023, which is much more than 152 kg per tonne CDI rate achieved in December 2022. Similarly, success was achieved in reducing the Coke Rate. The previous record of coke rate at 434 kg per tonne of hot metal made in January 2021 was bettered in Jan 2023 with monthly coke rate of 431 kg per tonne of hot metal recorded by blast furnaces by 30th Jan 23.