Electrosteel Castings Limited’s Associate Company Srikalahasthi Pipes Ltd, formerly Lanco Industries Limited, has taken shut down of its Mini Blast Furnace from 25th July, 2021 for about 18 days to complete commissioning of new Blast Furnace to increase the capacity from 300,000 tonnes per annum to 400,000 tonnes per annum. During this period, the Ductile Iron Pipes Plant of the company shall also be under shutdown for taking up various synchronization jobs as well as commissioning of new Finishing Line.Srikalahasthi Pipes Limited is a pioneer in production of DI Pipes in India. Srikalahasthi Pipes Limited's manufacturing facility is located in Rachagunneri village on Tirupati-Srikalahasthi Road in Srikalahasthi Mandal in Chittoor District of Andhra Pradesh in India. Ductile Iron Pipe Plant of SPL is integrated with the 275,000 tonnes per annum Mini Blast Furnace, 225,000 tonnes per annum Coke Oven Plant, 12 MW Captive Power Plant, 99,000 tonnes per annum Cement Plant, 500,000 tonnes per annum Sinter Plant and 5 MLD Sewage Water Treatment Plant. The Blast Furnace Gas from the Mini Blast Furnace caters to various energy requirements, thereby reducing HSD/LDO consumption significantly.