SAIL Bhilai steel plant

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SAIL Bhilai steel plant (also known as BSP) is a 7000-thousand tonnes per annum (ttpa) blast furnace-basic oxygen furnace (BF-BOF) steel plant in Chhattisgarh, in India. SAIL Bhilai steel plant operates a blast furnace (BF) and basic oxygen furnace (BOF).

Location

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Background

SAIL has Maharatna CPSE (Central Public Sector Enterprise) status by the Government of India under the Ministry of Steel.[1]

The Surakachhar coal mine supplies coal to the facility.

The plant is currently planning two expansion projects (see 'Additional proposed capacities' below).

Plant Details

  • Alternative plant names: BSP
  • Location: Bhilai Steel Plant, Bhilai, Chhattisgarh 490021, India
  • GPS Coordinates: 21.185157, 81.394207 (exact)
  • Plant status: operating[2]
  • State-owned entity status: full[3]
  • State-owned entity department: Ministry of Steel[3]
  • Parent company: Steel Authority of India Ltd [100%][4]
  • Parent company PermID: 4295872623
  • Owner: Steel Authority of India Ltd[5]
  • Owner company PermID: 4295872623
  • Crude steel production capacities (thousand tonnes per annum): 7000.0
    • Basic oxygen furnace / Blast furnace (BOF/BF): 7000[6][7]
  • Crude iron production capacities (thousand tonnes per annum): 7500
    • Pig iron/hot metal: 7500[6]
    • Sinter: >0
    • Coke: >0
  • Additional proposed capacities (thousand tonnes per annum):
    • SAIL Bhilai steel plant BF and BOF 1 expansion (anticipated completion date of 2024)[8]:
      • Basic oxygen furnace (BOF): 4000[8]
      • Blast furnace (BF): 2800[8]
    • SAIL Bhilai steel plant BOF 2 expansion (anticipated completion date of 2030)[9]:
      • Basic oxygen furnace (BOF): 3000[9]
  • 2020 production (thousand tonnes per annum):
    • Basic oxygen furnace (BOF): 5320[10]
    • Blast furnace (BF): 5759[11]
  • Steel product category: semi-finished[2]
  • Steel products: semis, rails, wire rods, plates[2]
  • Steel sector end users: automotive; building and infrastructure; energy; transport[12]
  • Workforce size: 13279[10]
  • ISO14001 certification year: yes[6]
  • ISO50001 certification year: yes[6]
  • Main production equipment: blast furnace (BF) and basic oxygen furnace (BOF)[2]
  • Detailed production equipment: coking plant (8 batteries of 65 ovens, 3 batteries of 67 ovens); 2 sinter plants; 6 BF (1 1033m3 BF, 3 1719m3 BF, 1 2355m3 BF, 1 4060m3 BF); 3 BOF (3x110/130-tonne); 4 THF (4x250-tonne)[13]
  • Power source: Bhilai Steel power station[14]
  • Iron ore source: Captive mine at Dalli-Rajhara Iron Ore Complex, 80 kms from Bhilai.[13]

Articles and Resources

References

  1. Steel Authority of India Limited, Steel Authority of India Limited, Retrieved on: May 19, 2020
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 "Bhilai Steel Plant". SAIL. Retrieved 2022-04-08.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Home - SAIL". SAIL. Archived from the original on January 11, 2022. Retrieved January 15, 2022.
  4. "About Us - SAIL". SAIL. Archived from the original on November 18, 2021. Retrieved January 15, 2022.
  5. "Plants". SAIL. Archived from the original on March 20, 2022. Retrieved March 20, 2022.
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 "Bhilai Steel Plant". SAIL. Archived from the original on January 25, 2022. Retrieved January 25, 2022.
  7. "Towards a Low Carbon Steel Sector" (PDF). Energy and Resources Institute. Archived (PDF) from the original on January 27, 2022. Retrieved January 27, 2022.
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 "Facilities". SAIL. Retrieved 2022-04-08.
  9. 9.0 9.1 "SAIL aims to start next phase of expansion in 2023-24". Financial Express. 2021-08-10. Retrieved 2022-04-08.
  10. 10.0 10.1 "Annual Report 2020-2021" (PDF). Ministry of Steel, Government of India. Archived (PDF) from the original on January 27, 2022. Retrieved January 27, 2022.
  11. "Sustainability Report 2020-21" (PDF). SAIL. Retrieved 2022-04-08.
  12. "Bhilai Steel Products". SAIL. Retrieved March 20, 2022.
  13. 13.0 13.1 "Bhilai Steel Plant". SAIL. Retrieved March 20, 2022.
  14. "Bhilai Steel power station". Global Energy Monitor. Retrieved January 27, 2022.

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