RINL inks MoU with CCI for setting up Cement Plant    14-Jul-2017

Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Limited, the corporate entity of Visakhapatnam Steel Plant and Cement Corporation of India (CCI), a PSU under Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises signed a Memorandum of Understanding today  to set up 2 mtpa Fly Ash and Blast Furnace Slag based Cement Plant in a Joint Venture in two phases of one million tonne capacity each. RINL generates a large quantity of BF slag and fly ash, prime raw material for   the Cement Plant.


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RINL achieves yet another milestone in Modernization programme    22-May-2017

RINL, the corporate entity of Visakhapatnam Steel Plant crossed yet another milestone today with completion of modernization of Convertor-B,  18 days in advance of the original schedule. With this, the total modernization of  the SMS-1 shop consisting of 3 Convertors has been completed successfully at a cost of around Rs 400 crores.    


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Chaudhary Birender Singh, Honourable Union Minister of Steel dedicates 120 MW Power Plant to the Nation    22-Apr-2017

Chaudhary Birender Singh, Hon’ble Union Minister of Steel highlighted the need to be self-sufficient in power generation and RINL has rightly proved  its progress in that direction. He made this observation while dedicating to the Nation, the most eco-friendly  120 MW gas based Power Plant in VSP today.


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RINL registered significant growth in 2016-17    05-Apr-2017

Sri P Madhusudan, CMD,RINL underscored the urgent need to reorient the efforts, improve effectiveness of daily work management and contribute significantly to meet the target,   during 2017-18 financial year. He made this observation while addressing the senior executives  of RINL on the occasion of completion of 2016-17 financial year in Ukkunagaram today.


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Adopt Values to enhance safety standards: Joint Chief Inspector of Factories    04-Mar-2017

Sri D Chandrasekhar Varma, Joint Chief Inspector of Factories highlighted the need to adopt values in safety standards for achieving operational efficiency, and said that conducting awareness programmes on safety work culture  would largely contribute to achieve “Zero accidents” in the industries. He made this observation while delivering his inaugural speech at the National Safety Day celebrations organized by Safety Engineering Department of RINL today in Ukkunagaram.


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RINL signs MOU with APMDC for Exploration of Kukunoor Iron Ore Mines     28-Jan-2017

Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Limited, the corporate entity of Visakhapatnam Steel Plant signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Andhra Pradesh Mineral Development Ltd for “Exploration and Exploitation of Kukunoor Iron Ore Mines” located in West Godavari district. Sri DN Rao, Director (Operations), RINL and Sri Ch Venkaiah Chowdary, Vice Chairman and MD, APMDC signed the MoU from VSP and APMDC  respectively.  


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RINL CMD stressed the need to achieve Higher Volumes    05-Jan-2017

Sri P Madhusudan, CMD,RINL highlighted the need to focus on improving the physical performance and techno-economic parameters of the company with out compromising safety standards and termed  2017 would be a very challenging  year for RINL. Addressing the senior executives on the occasion of New Year in Ukkunagaram today, Sri Madhusudan said that achieving higher volumes with emphasis on Value Added Steel would largely contribute to enhancing the bottom-line. He said that RINL achieved a positive gross operational margin during the third quarter of the current financial year, which gives confidence that the year 2017 would achieve positives in all areas of its operations.


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Cost of production plays a key role in Steel Industry: RINL CMD    18-Nov-2016

Sri P Madhusudan, CMD, RINL said that cost of production plays a vital role to sustain new challenges in the steel industry which is presently engulfed by the stiff competition and dumping of cheap steel from China and other countries. Sri Madhusudan made this  observation  while inaugurating the “59th Blast Furnace & Sinter Plant Operating Committee Meeting” hosted by Visakhapatnam Steel Plant in Ukkunagaram today.


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RINL Commissions Convertor-3 in SMS-2    06-Nov-2016

Visakhapatnam Steel Plant added another feather in its cap by commissioning a Convertor -3 in its new  Steel Melting Shop-2.  The Convertor-3 has a production capacity of  150 Tons of liquid steel per heat. This takes the overall plant capacity to  7.3 MTPA. It may be recalled that RINL has recently modernizes its Convertor -3 in SMS-1. Sri P Madhusudan, CMD, RINL inaugurated the facility and  congratulated SMS-2 collective for their notable performance and adherence to strict safety standards. Sri Madhusudan said that the commissioning of Convertor-3 in SMS-2 would further reduce pollution and also help in achieving greater productivity.


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RINL modernises Convertor-3 in SMS-1    27-Oct-2016

The Steel Melt Shop-1 of Visakhapatnam Steel Plant has achieved yet another milestone in performance today by successfully revamped its Convertor-3 ahead of 10 days of schedule. This is as part of the modernisation of the existing units to take the overall capacity to 7.3 mtpa. Sri P Madhusudan, CMD, RINL, Visakhapatnam Steel Plant while inaugurating the first heat from the revamped Convertor-3, congratulated the RINL collective and particularly the Modernization and Capital Repairs group for their notable performance and adherence to safety standards. He appreciated the efforts of one and all during his visit to the Convertor-3 on october 27th,2016.


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Steel is playing a vital role in Nation"s development : RINL CMD    18-Jul-2016

Sri P Madhusudan, CMD, RINL observed that steel sector is playing an important role in the growth and prosperity of the country and RINL is always focusing on producing high quality products to compete in the market and also meet the customer needs.   He made this observation while inaugurating a two day workshop on “Challenges in Quality Control of Long Steel Products” being organized by VSP in association with Indian Institute of Metals (IIM), Visakhapatnam chapter in Ukkunagaram today.


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Safety Week launched in VSP    22-Jun-2016

Sri DN Rao, Director (Operations) RINL today inaugurated “Safety Week” in Light Medium Merchant Mill and Special Bar Mill departments  to focus on create safety awareness and safe work culture in the plant.


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Significant achievements were made during 2015-16: RINL CMD    02-Apr-2016

Sri P Madhusudan, CMD, RINL said that significant achievements were made in ramping up and stabilization of production from the expansion units and he stressed the need to increase the volume of operations,  saleable steel production and leveraging the technology during  the new financial year 2016-17 to meetthe MOU targets set by the Ministry of Steel.


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Steel Secretary appreciates RINL growth plans    31-Mar-2016

Ms Aruna Sundararajan, IAS, Secretary to GOI, Ministry of Steel commended RINL management for its Vision,  ambitious growth plans and the strategies to deal with the challenges.  She made this observation after reviewing the performance of the Company and witnessing a Corporate presentation yesterday late evening.


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RINL achieves another milestone:Convertor-1 in Steel Melt Shop renovated successfully    14-Mar-2016

RINL, the corporate entity of Visakhapatnam Steel Plant achieved a significant milestone today by successfully commencing the Hot Trials (pre-heating) of Convertor-1 as part of modernization and revamping of Steel Melt Shop-1.


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Chief Secretary, Govt. of Andhra Pradesh, assures all possible assistance to RINL on Water    08-Feb-2016

The Government of Andhra Pradesh assured that it will extend all possible help to RINL, the corporate entity of Visakhapatnam Steel Plant to tide over the present water crisis.


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RINL makes rapid strides in Production & Sales    05-Jan-2016

Saleable Steel sales grew by 21% *Turnover registered a growth of 8% *”Star Performer Award” bestowed on RINL for Exports performance RINL, the corporate entity of Visakhapatnam Steel Plant ended the year  achieving best ever  performance in production and also in its sales volume during April-December  2015   despite volatile and difficult market conditions in the country. On Production front, RINL achieved an impressive growth of 21% in Saleable Steel production during April-December 2015 over CPLY. In several other areas also growth was recorded such as  Blast Furnace Productivity, Specific Water Consumption, Labour productivity etc during the period.   


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2016 will be a "Very Promising Year" - RINL CMD    01-Jan-2016

Sri P Madhusudan, CMD, RINL highlighted  the need to focus on optimising the cost of production and ramping up production from all the expanded units to compete in the present competitive market scenario. He made this observation while addressing senior officers and trade unions on the occasion of New Year 2016 in Ukkunagaram today.   Highest Turn over of Rs 1617 crores in December’15  


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RINL employees bag Vishwakarma Rashtriya Puraskar :    17-Sep-2015

RINL, the corporate entity of Visakhapatnam Steel Plant continues its march-past towards excellence, by bagging two Class-C (LMMM and SMS-1) VRP awards (Performance year 2013) for innovative suggestions for the ninth year in succession. The award carries a cash prize of Rs 25,000/- each. Sri Bandaru Dattatreya, Hon’ble Union Minister of State for Labour & Employment (Independent Charge) presented the awards to eight employees who gave two innovative suggestions and implemented them, at a function held in New Delhi. The employees are :  S/Sri B Nagesh Kumar(LMMM),  K Ramesh (LMMM),  V V Karunakara Rao (LMMM), V Venkateswara Rao (LMMM), B Koti Reddy (SMS-1), V Eswara Rao (SMS-1), B V Naidu (SMS-1), P Pydi Raju (SMS-1).


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Another feather in VSP"s cap :Honoured with the CIO-100 Award in Information Technology excellence    16-Sep-2015

For the highest level of operational and strategic excellence in Information Technology (IT) shown during the year, RINL was conferred with CIO-100 Award and its Chief Information Officer (CIO)  Mr. KVSS Rajeswara Rao, General Manager (IT) received it on RINL’s behalf. The award was instituted by International Data Group (IDG), the largest technology media, events and Research Company in the world to honour 100 companies that demonstrate excellence and achievement in Information Technology. 


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