Vizag Steel plant

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Vizag Steel is an integrated steel plant in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India.[1]

Location

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Background

Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Limited has Navratna PSE (Private Sector Enterprise) status by the Government of India under the Ministry of Steel.[2]

Plant Details

  • Private/State ownership: state-owned (Ministry of Steel)[2]
  • Parent company: Government of India[2]
  • Owner: Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Ltd. (RINL)[2]
  • Alternative plant names: RINL, Visakhapatnam Steel Plant
  • Location: Visakhapatnam Steel Plant, Visakhapatnam 530031, Andhra Pradesh, India[1]
  • GPS Coordinates: 17.612846, 83.191918 (exact)
  • Plant status: operating[2]
  • Start year: 1971 (age 49–50)[2]
  • Production capacities (thousand tonnes per annum):
    • Crude steel: 7300[3]
    • Pig iron (hot metal): 7500[3]
    • Sinter plant: 9879[3]
    • Coking plant: 2475[3]
  • Production (thousand tonnes per annum):
    • Crude steel: 5233 (FY 2019)[4]
    • Pig iron (hot metal): 5884 (FY 2019)[4]
  • Steel product category: long[5]
  • Steel products: rebar, rounds, wire rod, billets, bar, specialty steel[5]
  • Steel sector end users: construction[5]
  • Steelmaking process: integrated[3]
  • Primary steel production equipment: 4 coke oven batteries (67 41.6m3 coke ovens each; 1989, 1991, 1992, 2009); 3 sinter plants (sinter plant #1 1989 with modernization in 2017, sinter plant #2 1991, sinter plant #3 2013); 3 3800m3 blast furnaces (BF) (BF#1 1990 with relining in 2014, BF#2 1992 with relining in 2017, BF#3 2012); 6 basic oxygen furnaces (BOF) (BOF A 1990 with modernization in 2016, BOF B 1991 with modernization in 2017, BOF C 1992 with modernization in 2016, BOF D 2014, BOF E 2013, BOF F 2016)[3]
  • Power source: Power generated at two captive power plants, solar power plant, back pressure turbine station (BPTS), Gas Expansion Turbine Station (GET), waste heat recovery at sinter plant.[4]
  • Iron ore / coal source: Captive mines operational beginning in 2006.[2]

Articles and resources

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Vizag Steel, Vizag Steel, Retrieved on: May 19, 2020
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 Brief Profile of RINL, Vizag Steel, Retrieved on: May 19, 2020
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 Infrastructure, Vizag Steel, Retrieved on: May 19, 2020
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Annual Report 2018-2019, Ministry of Steel, Government of India, 2019
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 RINL Products, Vizag Steel, Retrieved on: May 19, 2020

External resources

External articles

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