RSP best ever performance in key areas in 2012-13 Q1

Rourkela: Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP) has scored its best ever production performance in key areas in the first quarter of the current financial year.

The steel plant produced 5.77 lakh tonnes of Hot Metal, 5.45 lakh tonnes of Crude Steel and 5.16 lakh tonnes of Saleable Steel in the April-June period which are the best ever figures since inception, RSP sources said today.

With the all time best production of 1.18 lakh tonnes of Plate Mill Plates and 2.22 lakh tonnes of HR Coils for Sale, RSP has rewritten the record books, they said.

With this RSP has also fulfilled the Annual Production Plan (APP) for the said period in the areas of Hot Metal, HR Coils and Saleable Steel.

The splendid performance of the Steel Plant in the month of June, made this success story take shape. In the said month, the Steel Plant fulfilled the APP in all the three major areas viz. Hot Metal (1.92 lakhs), Crude Steel (1.83 lakh tonnes) and Saleable Steel (1.78) lakh tonnes).

In techno-economics too the performance of the Plant was equally impressive with best ever figures achieved in Coke Rate, Coal to Hot Metal ratio, Average Blast Furnace productivity and energy Consumption.