RSP Blast Furnace 5 surpasses 15 mt of hot metal production

Bhubaneswar, Feb 25 () Blast Furnace 5 of theRourkela Steel Plant (RSP), one of the country's largestoperating blast furnaces, has surpassed a major milestone byproducing 15 million tonnes of hot metal on Saturday.

The Blast Furnace-5 Durga of the RSP had startedtapping of hot metal in 2013.

A RSP statement said, the furnace had surpassed 10million tonnes of hot metal production in March 2018 andfollowed it up by surpassing production of 14 million tonnesof hot metal in October, 2019.

The RSP CEO, Dipak Chattaraj, has congratulated theemployees of the blast furnace and all other associatedagencies on achieving this feat.Advertisement

P K Dash, ED (Works), visited Blast Furnace-5 onMonday and congratulated the collective. SKNMM MM

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