New Delhi, June 29 : Chandrapur Ferro Alloy Plant (CFP), a unit of Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL) is all geared up for expansion of its Ferro Alloys Production capacity by about 70% over the existing level of 1,00,000 tonnes per annum, by Installing 1 no. of 45 MVA Submerged Arc Furnace.
The new furnace shall be the largest capacity manganese based ferroalloy furnace in the country. “Bhoomi Pujan” ceremony was held on 22nd June 2012 at the hands of G.S Gill , Executive Director SAIL-CFP Chandrapur in the presence of GM (Projects), GM (Works), GM (P&A), GM (MM & Mktg) and GM (F&A).
The function was attended by representatives from renowned Technology Supplier from South Africa – M/s Tenova Pyromet and their Consortium member in India – M/s Ghalsasi Smelting Pvt. Ltd. Pune, representative from in house consultant of SAIL “Centre for Engineering & Technology” Ranchi apart from large number of employees of CFP.