India’s coal import during 10 months ending Jan 21 declines 12% to 181 million tonnes

India’s coal import registered a drop of 11.59 per cent to 180.84 million tonnes in the first 10 months of the current fiscal. The country had imported 204.55 million tonnes of coal in the April-January period of the previous fiscal year, according to provisional data compiled by mjunction services. mjunction—a joint venture of Tata Steel and SAIL—is a […]

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India’s steel industry faces great challenges in reducing impact of carbon emissions


The Indian government said reducing the impact of carbon emissions is “one of the greatest challenges” for the steel industry, and called for collaboration among stakeholders to address the issue. Speaking at a webinar ‘By-Product Management for Indian Steel Industry’ organised by industry body FICCI, Steel Additional Secretary Rasika Chaube said it is important to […]

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India’s top four steel players’ production rises 6% to about 15 million tonnes in Oct-Dec 2020


The country’s top four steel makers jointly produced 14.95 million tonne (million tonnes) steel in the October-December quarter of the current fiscal, registering a 6 per cent year-on-year rise. The total steel output of JSPL, JSW Steel, SAIL and Tata Steel India was 14.09 million tonnes during the same quarter of 2019-20. During the quarter […]

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Rourkela Steel Plant sets records in production despite COVID challenges


Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP), a unit of the state-run SAIL, on Sunday said it has registered an impressive performance in 2020, despite the COVID-19 challenges and set records monthly hot metal production of 4,06,397 tonnes and crude steel output of 3,62,388 tonnes in December. The year-end performance also includes the best single-day production of 15,180 tonnes […]

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India’s steel companies supply 56,446 tonnes of medical oxygen for COVID-19 treatment

Steel companies have supplied 56,446.245 tonnes of medical oxygen from their integrated plants to various hospitals across the country till October-end, India’s Ministry of Steel said. To aid the supply of oxygen in the country, Union Minister of Steel Dharmendra Pradhan had directed steel plants in September this year to start supplying liquid medical oxygen […]

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