Rourkela,Feb 26(Odisha.in) The commencement of major project activities of Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP)’s Tonnage Oxygen Plant-III was inaugurated by Mr. S.K.Roongta, Chairman SAIL this morning, in a simple ceremony held at the construction site.
Other members of the SAIL board including Mr. B N Singh, Managing Director, Rourkela Steel Plant besides several senior executives and employees of the Steel Plant were present on the occasion.
TOP-III, which will have a capacity of 700 Tons Per Day (TPD), is being set up to meet the additional requirement of oxygen by 2009, arising due to the installation of coal dust injection technology in existing Blast Furnaces and also for meeting the enhanced production levels of crude steel by introduction of simultaneous blowing in Steel Melting Shop No. 2.
The new Oxygen Plant will supply high purity gaseous Oxygen, Nitrogen and Argon also incorporates the facility to produce liquid Oxygen, Nitrogen and Argon.
Soon after the ceremony in the Plant, Chairman SAIL and the other Directors proceeded to Indira Gandhi Park where they were joined by Mrs. Asha Roongta and Mrs. Shakuntala Singh, President, Deepika Mahila Sanghati. The dignitaries planted saplings at IG Park.
Later, Chairman SAIL and all the Directors attended the Annual Business Plan Meeting at Indo-German, Club.