RINL – Vizag Steel Plant Expansion – Andhra Pradesh - Project Profile
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Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Ltd (RINL) is planning to undertake the Expansion of the Vizag Steel Plant project in Andhra Pradesh, India.
The project involves the expansion of a steel plant from the existing 6.3 million tonnes per annum (MTPA) to 12MTPA capacity and being developed in three phases.
The first phase of the project includes the construction of a Hot Rolled (HR) Coil mill, while the second and third phases includes the construction of a silicon mill and a cold-rolled mill respectively.
The project also includes the construction of a water storage reservoir, modernization, and upgrade of the health of existing units such as blast furnaces 1 and 2, converter shops, Steel Melting Shop-1, strand combi-caster, sinter plants 1 and 2 to reach 7.3MPTA.
RINL has submitted a feasibility report to increase the capacity of the plant.
In July 2016, RINL submitted a proposal to the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) for approval to revamp the capacity of Visakhapatnam Steel Plant (VSP) from the existing 6.3MPTA to 7.3MPTA.
In August 2016, L&T Construction was awarded a contract for the construction of water storage reservoir. The scope of the contract includes construction of an additional Balancing Reservoir of 12.32 millionm3 storage capacities and erection of associated structures which will meet the water requirements and ensure uninterrupted production from the Vizag Steel plant, taking care of its expansion plans, too.
Planning activities are underway.Construction works on the sinter plants 1 and 2 to reach 7.3MPTA are scheduled to be completed by 2018 while the entire project by the first quarter of 2021.
The project involves the expansion of an existing steel plant from the existing 6.3MPTA to 12MTPA capacity in Vizag, Andhra Pradesh, India.
The US$5,315 million project includes the following:
1. Construction of a hot rolled (HR) coil mill under the first phase
2. Construction of a silicon mill under the second phase
3. Construction of a cold rolled mill under the third phase
4. Construction of water storage reservoir
5. Modernization of blast furnaces
6. Modernization of converter shops
7. Modernization of sinter plants 1 and 2 to reach 7.3MPTA
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