Rourkela steel plant blast fur­nace Pra­vati re­built

Governance Now - - INFRASTRUCTURE -

Steel Au­thor­ity of India Ltd’s first blast fur­nace Par­vati sit­u­ated at sail’s rourkela steel Plant has been re­built and is suc­cess­fully blown in re­cently.

The blast fur­nace Par­vati is re­built with state-of-the-art fea­tures and ad­di­tional ca­pac­ity. The use­ful vol­ume of the fur­nace has in­creased from 1,139 cu­bic me­tre to 1,710 cu­bic me­tre, re­sult­ing in the ex­pected en­hance­ment of pro­duc­tion ca­pac­ity from 0.438 mt per an­num to 1.015 mt per an­num. Apart from boost­ing the pro­duc­tion, the modern fea­tures will help re­duce the de­pen­dence on coal which will re­duce car­bon foot­print.

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