The production figures have registered a capacity utilization of 115%, 113% and 120% respectively, as the steel plant achieved a growth of about 2% in each of these areas compared to the corresponding period of the last year.
RSP sources said that hot metal and crude steel production was the best ever since the inception of the steel plant.
The company has focused on high volume of production and improvement in techno economic factors to control the cost of production for sustaining its profitability. The steel plant surpassed its annual rated capacity in hot metal, crude steel and saleable steel within the first eleven months.
Simultaneously techno economic factors like coke rate per tonne of hot metal, coal to hot metal ratio, average blast furnace productivity, specific energy per tonne of crude and make up water per tonne of crude steel registered an all time best performance for any April to February period since inception, the sources said.
During February 2011, coke oven, sinter plant 2, hot rolled plates and ERW Pipes had the distinction of surpassing the monthly production levels envisaged in the Annual Performance Plan.
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