New Delhi/Burnpur, 30 July, 2015:Steel Authority of India Ltd.’s IISCO Steel Plant (ISP) dispatched its first export consignment of 45 wagons of Steel blooms today. The consignment amounting to 2764 Metric Tonnes was flagged off from the West Yard in ISP. Steel produced by ISP conforms to stringent quality norms.
This consignment is exported to Nepal for their urgent rehabilitation work after the massive earth quake. The blooms will be used for rolling out quake resistant TMT bars. Out of the total order of 2 rakes of 5500 metric tonnes, this is the first consignment and the second will be dispatched in first week of August.
Recently, Hon’ble PM Sh Narendra Modi dedicated the modernized and expanded IISCO Steel Plant to the nation. The plant not only tripled its hot metal capacity from 0.85 to 2.9 million tonnes per annum (MTPA) but also ushered in a new era of green and high quality steelmaking. Soon after the stabilization of its new and modernized units, ISP is fast catering to the needs of both national and international customers with its quality products.
Earlier, SAIL had donated approximately 50 tonnes of GC Sheets to Nepal for their rehabilitation work through Indian embassy in Nepal.