SAIL, Rourkela Steel Plant ends the year 2022 with string of records

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Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP), a unit of Maharatna Company SAIL, posted brilliant overall
performance in various key areas in the first 3 Quarters of 2022-23 i.e. April-December, 2022.
The Steel Plant produced highest ever 3224816 tonnes of Hot Metal, 3025394 tonnes of Crude
Steel and 2805914 tonnes of Saleable Steel in the first 9 months of the current financial year to
clock the Best ever performance in the respective areas. With an all time high production of
5334380 tonnes of sinter during the 1st three Quarters of the current fiscal, the Sinter Plants
complemented the success story. The average Oven Pushing from Coke Oven Battery-6 also
witnessed the best ever figure of 90.1 in the above period. The gross dispatch of the Steel Plant
on the other hand excelled in tandem with production. RSP dispatched 2805902 tonnes of
Saleable Steel to clock the best ever figure in the 1st eight months since inception. The earlier
best April- December performance in all these key areas were achieved in the previous financial
It was a remarkable year for many units of the Steel Plant which touched new milestones.
The Steel Melting Shop-II surpassed the historic landmark of 50 Million Tonne Crude Steel
Production on 30 th December, 2022. The Hot Strip Mill-2 clocked the best single day production
on 28 th December, 2022. The State-of-the-art Mill rolled 197761 tonnes of HR Coils to register
its Best December performance.
Mr. Atanu Bhowmick, Director In-Charge, RSP in his New Year message to the
collective while applauding the efforts has urged them to further step up efforts to meet emerging
challenges and remain competitive in the evolving market scenario.

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