JSPL achieves record production and dispatch at its Barbil Pelletization complex in FY19
New Delhi : Jindal Steel and Power Limited (JSPL) on Friday announced that it has achieved highest ever annual production and dispatch at its 9 MTPA Pelletization complex at Barbil, Odisha in the 2018-19 financial year. During the year the company produced 7.07 Million Tonnes and dispatched 7.17 Million tone (MnT) of pellets. The plant surpassed its previous monthly production records by clocking 6, 77,000 Tonnes during March 2019. The plant achieved the highest ever monthly pellet dispatch of 6, 61,786 MT in March’ 2019.
“Like all JSPL’s steel production facilities, the 9 MTPA Pellet Plant at Barbil has also achieved its highest ever production and dispatch during this fiscal. The operational efficiency roadmap we had embarked upon has enabled us to consistently achieve higher capacity utilization levels at most of our units”,” N.A. Ansari, Joint MD – JSPL said, “The production and dispatch of pellets from JSPL Barbil Plant have surpassed their previous records for the 4th consecutive year.”
JSPL’s 9 MTPA Pelletization Complex is India’s largest single-location pellet manufacturing facility. Divided into a 4.5 MTPA Dry Grinding Unit and a 4.5 MTPA Wet Grinding unit, has emerged as India’s largest pellet exporter over the last 3 years. Located in the iron-ore rich belt of Odisha, the pellet plant is amongst the most advanced Pelletization complex world over.