Raipur, July 2 (IANS) Bhilai Steel Plant, the highest profit-making unit of India’s largest steel maker in the public sector, Steel Authority of India Ltd (SAIL), has recorded the best ever first quarter (April-June) output, the plant said Friday.
‘The plant recorded the best ever hot metal production of 1.39 million tonne (MT) in first quarter in fiscal year 2010-11 as against previous best of 1.27 MT in 2009-10,’ BSP said in a statement.
The plant is located in Bhilai, some 30 km west of Chhattisgarh capital Raipur.
It added the plant has also recorded its best ever crude steel production of 1.31 MT in the first quarter as against previous best of 1.25 MT in 2006-07.
The Plant has made the best ever Q-1 saleable steel production and loading figures of 1.137 MT and 1.11 MT respectively, as against previous best of 1.09 MT and 1.06 MT, respectively in Q-1 of 2006-07.