SAIL Bokaro steel plant

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SAIL Bokaro steel plant (also known as BSL) is a 4650-thousand tonnes per annum (ttpa) blast furnace-basic oxygen furnace (BF-BOF) steel plant in Jharkhand, in India. SAIL Bokaro 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]

Plant Details

  • Alternative plant names: BSL
  • Location: Marafari, Bokaro Steel City, Jharkhand 827011, India
  • GPS Coordinates: 23.671677, 86.106870 (exact)
  • Plant status: operating[2]
  • Start year: 1972[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): 4650.0
    • Basic oxygen furnace / Blast furnace (BOF/BF): 4650[2][6][7]
  • Crude iron production capacities (thousand tonnes per annum): 5250
    • Pig iron/hot metal: 5250[8]
    • Sinter: 6900[8]
    • Coke: 3442[8]
  • Additional proposed capacities (thousand tonnes per annum):
    • Basic oxygen furnace (BOF): 4850 (anticipated completion date of 2024)[9]
  • Steel product category: semi-finished; finished rolled[2]
  • Steel products: hot rolled coils, hot rolled plates, hot rolled sheets, cold rolled coils, cold rolled sheets, tin mill black plates, galvanised plain and corrugated sheets[2]
  • Steel sector end users: automotive; building and infrastructure; steel packaging; transport; tools and machinery[10]
  • Workforce size: 13279[11]
  • Main production equipment: blast furnace (BF) and basic oxygen furnace (BOF)[2]
  • Detailed production equipment: coking plant (8 batteries with 69 ovens each); sinter plant; 5 BF (4 x 2000m3; 1 x 2500m3); 7 BOF (5 130-tonne BOF, 2 300-tonne BOF)[2][10][8]
  • Iron ore source: Captive mines at Kiriburu, Meghahataburu, Bhawanathpur, Tulsidamar, and Kuteshwar.[2]
  • Coal source: Jharia coalfields[2]

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 2.4 2.5 2.6 2.7 2.8 "Bokaro Steel Plant". SAIL. Retrieved March 20, 2022.
  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. "Towards a Low Carbon Steel Sector" (PDF). Energy and Resources Institute. Archived (PDF) from the original on January 27, 2022. Retrieved January 27, 2022.
  7. "Environmental Clearance Letter" (PDF). Archived (PDF) from the original on January 27, 2022. Retrieved January 27, 2022.
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 8.3 "Facilities". SAIL. Archived from the original on January 25, 2022. Retrieved January 25, 2022.
  9. "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 "Bokaro Steel Plant - Products". SAIL. Retrieved March 20, 2022.
  11. "Annual Report 2020-2021" (PDF). Ministry of Steel, Government of India. Archived (PDF) from the original on January 27, 2022. Retrieved January 27, 2022.

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