Steel Authority of India Ltd’s (Sail) Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP) produced 345,010mt of crude steel in October, its highest monthly output for any month, according to media reports.
The plant’s hot metal output in October stood at a record of 386,630mt, while the production of saleable steel stood at 320,005mt. Hot metal output records were achieved four times in October.
The plant’s sinter output during the same month was 622,199mt.
The major units at the plant achieved over 100pc of their APP targets. In October, the plant had set a new record of single-day production from its three blast furnaces.
The plant has emphasized reducing the cost of production to achieve a better margin in the market.