Plant manufacturer Siemens VAI Metals Technologies will supply
a merchant bar mill to Indian steel company BMM Ispat,
according to a press release issued this week.
The rolling mill will be located in Hospet, in the southern
Indian state of Karnataka. It will have a production capacity
of 850,000 tpy and its expected to start production at the end
BMM Ispat is the second-largest steel company in Karnataka and
plans to increase production capacity to 2 million tpy at
Its iron ore requirements will be sourced from the company's
own mines in the region.
"With the bar rolling mill, the company is expanding its
production capacities for structural steel. The new plant is
designed for the production of a wide range of end products,"
"These include reinforcing steels, round bars, flat and square
bars, angles and channel sections. Low- and medium-carbon or
low-alloy steel grades as well as spring and free cutting steel
can be processed," it concluded.
Siemens is supplying the complete mechanical and electrical
equipment of the rolling line and the cooling zone, as well as
systems for bundling and tying up the bars produced.