22 September,Rourkela (Odisha)
The New Plate Mill of Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP) has created highest ever record on September 20 last by rolling 4,072 tonnes of slab in a single day.
RSP sources said the latest record created by the mill is rolling 3,680 tonnes on August 30 last. The earlier best was of 3,630 tonnes of slab rolling recorded on August 18 last.
Mr Subhendra Das, ED (works) of the plant visited the mill yesterday to congratulate the collective on this achievement. Mr Das urged the collective to continue to work with the same commitment and zeal so that the plant would be able to achieve operating profit and in due course, net profit.
It is worth mentioning here that the New Plate Mill had established a new record in the monthly production and dispatch, with the best ever monthly performance since inception in all important parameters in the month of August 2017.
The mill had rolled the highest ever 82,390 tonnes of slab during the month producing 74,041 tonnes of plates by utilising around 97.4 per cent of its capacity.