Creation of basic infrastructure for four mega steel plants, estimated to cost $40 billion, has been put on the fast track with SAIL and RINL
To modernise their set up and expand their operations, metal and mining PSUs-SAIL, NMDC and RINL plan to invest nearly Rs 15,000 crore next fiscal. Steel Authority of India (SAIL) will spend Rs 9,000 crore next fiscal, followed by iron ore miner NMDC Rs 4,345 crore and Rashtriya Ispat Nigam (RINL) Rs 1,600 crore to expand and modernise their operations.
Rashtriya Ispat Nigam' (RINL) may rope in either MOIL or NMDC for its Rs 2,000 crore joint venture project as BHEL is bot keen on the project. Earlier, BHEL and RINL planned to set up a seamless tube mill (STML) with an annual production capacity of four lakh tonne per annum. BHEL requested NMDC to join in the proj
Union Minister of Steel Beni Prasad Verma informed the Lok Sabha that domestic production of crude steel in the first quarter of the current year stood at 19.61 million tonne. He further said that steel is a deregulated sector, the role of the government is that of a facilitator providing a conducive policy environment
A joint venture company set up by Rashritya Ispat Nigam (RINL) and MOIL in July, 2007 is revisiting the Rs 200-crore ferro alloy plant project and plans to set it up at an alternative location in Vizag, agency reports indicate. RINL-MOIL Ferro Alloys Pvt Ltd, in which both firms have equal stake, was formed to set up the plant at Vizianagaram in Andhra Pradesh in 2007. However, the project was found to be unviable at this
AP Choudhary, Chairman and Managing Director of Rashtriya Ispat Nigam (RINL) said the firm would enter into an agreement with the AP Mineral Development Corporation (APMDC) to set up an iron ore and steel plant at Bayyaram in Khammam. He informed reporters that the firm almost completed formalities with regard to the agreement. Meanwhile, Kudremukh Iron Ore Company (KIOCL) would invest about Rs 1,000 to Rs 1,500 crore to set up beneficiation and pellitization plants of 1.2 million tonne per annu
State-run steel maker RINL plans to set up an iron ore beneficiation plant and a 2 million tonne pellet plant in Bhilwara, Rajasthan at a cost of Rs 2,500 crore. Through the proposed beneficiation plant, the company would make value addition of the iron ore mined from the block awarded to it by the Rajasthan government recently at Bhilwara. The value added output would be used at RINL's Vizag steel plant
CS Verma, the acting Chairman of NMDC, said the expression of interest (EoI) floated by the firm for offering 50 percent stake in its proposed 3 million tone per annum (mn tpa) steel plant received response from only two companies. Steel Authority of India (SAIL) and Rastriya Inspat Nigam are the only two bidders for NMDC's 50 per cent stake in the upcoming steel plant in Chhattisgarh.
According to unconfirmed media reports, the union cabinet may decide on whether to allow Steel Authority of India (SAIL) and Rashtriya Ispat Nigam (RINL) to charter hire vessels to import raw materials. Every year, the two firms together import around 14-15 million tonne of raw materials. As SAIL is expanding capacity to 23.46 million tonne per annum and RINL