SAIL RSP Reports Best Ever Performance in Apr-Jun’2021 Quarter
Steel Authority of India Limited’s Rourkela: Rourkela Steel Plant has registered its best-ever production during April- June Quarter of Financial Year 2021-22. During the quarter, RSP produced 975,751 tonnes of hot metal, 901,829 tonnes of crude steel, and 840146 tonnes of saleable steel to achieve the feat. The earlier best performance of the Steel Plant in all these areas were achieved in the year 2019.
Besides, the Plate Mill rolled out 134,505 tonnes of plates to clock its best ever April-June performance thereby improving upon its previous best Q1 performance achieved in 2014. The Sinter Plants performing exceedingly well-produced 1625,232 tonnes of Sinter to record their best-ever Q1 performance. The earlier best of 1,561,460 tonnes of sinter production was recorded in 2018. It is noteworthy that the record performance also helped RSP surpass 100 Million Tonnes of Hot Metal recently.
By dispatching 842,587 tonnes of saleable steel, RSP clocked its best-ever Q1 despatch, thereby improving upon its earlier best performance of 785048 tonnes achieved in 2018. The New Plate Mill dispatched 228,414 tonnes of plates to register its best April-June dispatch. The earlier best for NPM was 222,423 tonnes achieved in Q1 of 2019. Similarly, Hot Strip Mill-I with a dispatch of 295,711 tonnes of HR Coils for sale clocked its best-ever April-June dispatch performance.
The ERW Pipe Plant also despatched 7,638 tonnes of Pipes in Q1 to register its best 1st quarter performance with a growth of 25.7% over the corresponding period last year