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Essar Steel


Essar Steel's plant at Hazira produces some of the world's finest quality steel, that give it an Internationally competitive edge. Being a port based fully integrated plant, Essar enjoys considerable advantages in raw material intake and finished goods dispatch.

Essar state-of-the-art technology, combined with seamless backward and forward integration is an added advantage in the highly competitive steel industry.

Essar's flat products have found high acceptability in International market, especially in discerning market of the west and the growing markets of South East Asia and the Middle East.

Pelletisation Plant

Essar has set up a 4.0 MTPA pelletisation plant, at Visakhapatnam to supply high quality iron ore pellets at competitive prices to its hot briquetted iron(HBI) plant. After meeting the pellet requirement of Essar Steel, the balance production is sold in the domestic and international market.

Hot Briquetted Iron Plant

The hot briquetted iron (HBI) plant at Hazira is the world's largest gas-based producer of sponge iron with a production capacity of 3.5 MTPA. This plant supplies sponge iron to the adjacent plant.

Hot Rolled Coil Plant

The hot rolled coil plant at Hazira is the first and the biggest of India's new-generation steel mills, with a capacity of
3.0 MTPA.

Downstream Facilities

The steel complex has downstream facilities for highly customised products through its service centre, which has the capacity to process 1.2 MTPA of hot rolled coils. This centre, unique in India, includes two flying shear lines and two slitting lines of 0.2 MTPA capacity each, catering to the plates and sheets market. Essar is the only Indian plant with a 1.2 MTPA hot skin pass mill, where the steel's surface quality is enhanced to international standards.

Cold Rolled Coil Plant

Cold rolled coil manufacturers are major customers for its hot rolled coil production. As part of its strategy of integrating operations vertically and becoming a global player in the steel industry, Essar promoted PT Essar Dhananjaya, a 400,000 tonnes cold rolling complex in Indonesia, one of the most respected business houses in Indonesia.

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