VIZAG STEEL Commissions Coke Oven Battery No.5    22-Dec-2020     View PDF हिंदी में पढ़े

On 22nd December,2020, Coke Oven Battery No.5 (COB 5) was commissioned with first coke pushing done by Sri P.K.Rath, CMD, RINL in the presence of Sri Atul Bhatt, CMD, MECON. During this momentous occasion all directors and senior officers of RINL and MECON, trade Union leaders and employees were present. This COB 5 project was envisaged with a total cost of about Rs.2500Cr. Principal consultant for the project is M/s MECON and the principal contractors are M/s BEC consortium and M/s TATA Projects Limited.  With unrelenting efforts of the VIZAG STEEL collective with its project division at the forefront, the battery could be first-charged with coal on Monday, 21st December 2020 and all the 67 ovens were charged within 24 hrs which is an unique achievement. The first pushing was completed on 22nd December 2020, marking commissioning of COB#5 -  a momentous event for VIZAG STEEL. Shri PK Rath, CMD congratulated the Project and works division and also the consultants and service providers on this occassion.