Kobe Steel enlisted to help India upgrade $400m iron ore nuggets plant

Dec 22, 2011 | 07:41 AM |

The government-owned Steel Authority of India (SAIL) has commissioned Japan’s Kobe Steel to upgrade its manufacturing facilities and set up a new $400 million iron ore nuggets plant in Durgapur, West Bengal.

“Feasibility studies are being carried out for the new plant, and a joint-venture agreement is likely to be signed soon,” a SAIL spokesman told Metal Bulletin.

The 500,000-tpy plant will be ready by 2013 and will use Kobe’s ITmk3 (Iron Making Technology Mark Three) process, he said. ....





Latest Pricing Trends

Poll

Is severe weather affecting your business?

Yes
No


View previous results

AMM Events