Bhubaneswar: JSW Steel, part of the diversified US$ 13 billion JSW Group, today reported 2% rise in Crude Steel production at 13.90 lakh tonnes (1.39 MT) for November 2018, over November 2017. In November 2017 the company had produced 13.62 lakh tonnes of Crude steel. However, on a month-on-month basis, the output has dropped by almost 4%. In October 2018, the company has produced about 14.47 lakh tonnes of crude steel in October 2018.
Of the total 13.90 lakh tonnes, production of flat-rolled products dropped by 5% to 9.15 lakh tonne from 9.77 lakh tonne in November 2017 and production of Rolled products (long) increased by 17% to 3.48 lakh tonne from 2.99 lakh tonne in October 2017.
Sajjan Jindal controlled JSW Steel is the leading integrated steel company in India with an installed steel-making capacity of 18 MTPA in India. JSW Steel’s plant at Vijayanagar in Karnataka is the largest single location steel producing facility in the country with a capacity of 12 MTPA.