Rungta Mines plans new steel plant in Karakhendra
Last Updated: 24-Nov-2017

Rungta Mines Ltd of S R Rungta group is planning to set up a greenfield steel plant in Karakhendra in Keonjhar district of Odisha. The project involves setting up of 2 x 15 T induction furnace with 2 strands of continuous casting machine. The plant capacity will be 0.1 mtpa for mild steel billets a

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Tata Steel commissions Coke Dry Quenching facility in Kalinganagar
Last Updated: 07-Nov-2017

Tata Steel has set up India’s largest Coke Dry Quenching (CDQ) facility at its state-of-the-art greenfield steel plant located at the Kalinganagar, Odisha. The technology for the project is Nippon Steel and Sumkin Engineering from Japan and Essar Projects has implemented it. ofCDQ is a heat recovery

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OCL India plans expansion programme at Rajgangapur
Last Updated: 23-May-2017

OCL India is planning to set up a 2.25 million tpa cement plant at Rajgangpur village in Sundergarh district of Odisha. The new plant will come up at its existing cement plant premises with an investment of Rs. 18740 million,. The project involves setting up of 3.0 mtpa clinker production unit, w

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SAIL light up new blast furnace in Bhilai
Last Updated: 22-Mar-2017

Steel Authority of India's Bhilai Steel Plant has commissioned a significant milestone with the lighting up of the stoves of the plant's new furnace BF No. 8). The new blast furnace can produce more than 8,000 tonnes of hot metal per day. It will have an annual hot metal production capacity of 2.8

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NALCO joins NINL to produce coal tar pitch in joint venture
Last Updated: 14-Feb-2017

National Aluminium Company Limited (Nalco) has signed an MoU to set up a joint-venture company in partnership with Neelachal Ispat Nigam Limited (NINL) to produce Coal Tar Pitch as a part of backward integration programme. Accordingly, Neelachal Ispat Nigam will set up a coal tar distillation plant

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Adani Wilmar to set up refinery in Dhamra
Last Updated: 01-Nov-2016

Adani Wilmar Ltd is planning to set up a large scale edible oil refinery at Dhamra in Bhadrak district of Odisha'. The company intends to invest Rs. 600 crore on the refinery with an envisaged capacity of 1600 tonne per day. Currently, edible oil refineries in Odisha are not eligible to avail themse

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SAIL to increase capacity of Bolani iron ore mines
Last Updated: 31-Oct-2016

SAIL is planning a capacity expansion and modification of its Bolani iron ore mines in Odisha. The total investment envisaged is Rs 2550 million and the mines capacity will be increased from five million tpa to 10 million tpa by 2020. The iron ore requirement of SAIL-owned steel will increase to 39

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Tata Steel drops ferrochrome plant in Gopalpur
Last Updated: 23-Aug-2016

Tata Steel has dropped plans to set up a ferrochrome complex at Gopalpur in Odisha but will build a plant with a capacity of 55,000 tonnes at the same place. The company decision to scrap the project was influenced by concerns over raw material supplies beyond 2020, when the company’s lease of the S

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NLC to develop 300 MW solar power project in Balasore
Last Updated: 05-Aug-2016

Neyveli Lignite Corporation Ltd (NLC), is planning to set up a 300 MW solar power plant in Odisha's Balasore district. The company is scouting for land but is keen on setting up the project in state upcoming solar park under the government of India scheme. A team from the company is expected to vis

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Visa Steel resumes operations of its Kalinganagar plant
Last Updated: 04-Aug-2016

VISA Steel has resumed operations at its Steel Melt Shop, Ladle Refining Furnace, Vacuum Degassing & Rolling Mill facilities at its Kalinganagar plant in Odisha on July 25, 2016 after a prolonged shutdown. The company was unable to operate these facilities due to acute scarcity of raw material at vi

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