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Steel handling begins at Odisha's Dhamra Port 23.4.2018 All News-IANS Stories
Steel handling at Odisha's Dhamra Port has started with the receipt of the first rack from Tata Steel's Kalinga Nagar plant by the train route, an official statement said on Monday.
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Thyssenkrupp expects finalisation of Tata Steel JV by December 2018 19.4.2018 Business Standard: News Now
CEO of Thyssenkrupp Electrical Steel (Europe) was speaking on the sidelines of the company announcing its CRGO product line in Nashik
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Having learnt from Posco episode, Odisha creates land bank for industries 18.4.2018 All News-IANS Stories
Mineral-rich Odisha, aspiring to become a manufacturing hub in India with downstream metal industries, has "learnt from the Posco experience" and prepared a GIS-based land bank of 121,000 acres for various industries, according to a top official.
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Labour-intensive shipbuilding industry employing robots to cut costs 16.4.2018 Latest News
Boosting productivity is mission critical in an industry that needs about 200 people to build one vessel and faces severe pricing pressure
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Tata Steel India posts highest ever output at 12.48 MT in FY18 15.4.2018 General News
With 12.48 million tonne (MT) production, Tata Steel India has recorded highest ever output for the fiscal 2017-18, mainly on the back of robust performance at Kalinganagar plant, according to a company official. This represents nearly 7 per cent higher output compared to 11.68 MT the company had produced in the preceding financial year. "Besides output, there were many firsts this year. It also achieved highest-ever annual sales of 12.13 million tonnes," a company spokesperson said. The company had registered a sales of 10.97 MT in financial year 2016-17. For the first time, Tata Steel achieved the landmark of 1 million tonnes of annual exports. It also registered the best automotive sales of 1.86 million tonne, the spokesperson added. The entire value chain played a role in achieving these numbers but ramping up of its Kalinganagar plant was the most crucial factor to enable the company to achieve these milestones, according to the official. At 25.39 million tonnes, the company's ...
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A literary fest with a difference 13.4.2018 Hindu: Health
People’s Literary Festival, held in Kolkata last month, means to grow into an alternative to regular lit fests
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Tata Steel sales, output decline in March quarter 13.4.2018 Hindu: Industry
Firm blames breakdown at blast furnace in Kalinganagar
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Tata Steel India production falls 4% in Jan-Mar 13.4.2018 General News
Leading steel maker Tata Steel today posted 4 per cent fall in production in India at 3.07 million tonnes (MT) for the quarter ended on March 31, 2018. It had produced 3.20 MT steel in the year-ago quarter, according to a company statement. Sales in India also fell 6.23 per cent to 3.01 MT during the January-March quarter of 2017-18 from 3.21 MT in the same period a year-ago. However, for the full 2017-18 financial year, the company registered a rise of 6.84 per cent at 12.48 MT as against 11.68 MT during 2016-17. Domestic sales also improved to 12.13 MT in 2017-18 from 10.97 MT in FY 2016-17. "Tata Steel India production improved with better utilisation at Jamshedpur works coupled with continued ramp-up at Kalinganagar in FY18. During Q4 FY18, the production and sales were impacted by an unforeseen breakdown of the Blast Furnace at Kalinganagar," the statement said. In Europe, the company's output was flat at 2.62 MT in the last quarter of 2017-18. Sales during the period fell 14.91 .
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Tata Steel posts lower sales, production in Q4 due to Kalinganagar incident 13.4.2018 Latest News
It's production also increased to 12.48 mt in FY18, against 11.68 mt in the previous year
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SBI adopts Odisha village for digital payments 11.4.2018 General News
The Kalinga Nagar branch of State Bank of India adopted a village in Purba Medinipur district of the state to familiarise the residents with cashless transactions.Following the vision of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to promote cashless economy, the bank took the initiative at Bhagabanpur to make all residents of the village to transact digitally.In their first attempt, the SBI distributed android phones with a USB based fingerprint capture device to the shopkeepers to usher in digital transactions.SBI official Praveena Kala said the initiative will make people more empowered."We have given mobile and Aadhaar enabled machines to 20 shopkeepers. So anybody who has an account with SBI or anywhere else and if they have aadhaar number seeded in it, they can just come to the shop and put the thumb impression and can get the money," she said.
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RSP records "best-ever" performance in productivity in FY18 3.4.2018 General News
Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP) today said the company registered its "best-ever" performance since inception in all major production areas of hot metal, crude steel and saleable steel in the 2017-18 fiscal. With production of 3.32 mt of hot metal, RSP has posted a growth of about 7.3 per cent over the previous fiscal, it said in a release. Total crude steel as well as saleable steel production has improved by 9.8 per cent and 7.2 per cent, respectively, it said. "Significant improvement" has been achieved in other parameters like specific energy consumption, coal-to-hot-metal ratio, pulverised coal dust injection, specific refractory consumption and specific water consumption, the company said. In the field of secondary products, RSP clocked sales of about Rs 1,577 crore in the reporting period. The company registered an EBIDTA turnover ratio of about 15 per cent in Q3 of last fiscal, the release said, adding, the momentum continued in Q4, making H2 of 2017-18 a "watershed ..
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Tata Steel sales up 11 per cent in FY'18 1.4.2018 General News
Tata Steel has registered a growth of 11 per cent after it achieved highest-ever annual sales of 12.13 million tonnes in FY'18, as per provisional data. The company has achieved a production of 12.26 million tonnes in the fiscal ended March 31, 2018, as against 11.35 million tonnes in the year-ago period. The annual sales of 12.13 million tonnes was against 10.97 million tonnes it achieved last year. The company has also achieved best-ever annual sales in automotive sector, registering a growth of 21 per cent in the FY18 against an industry growth of 14 per cent (mainly driven by 2-wheelers and 3-wheelers). Addressing a press conference here today, Tata Steel CEO and Managing Director, T V Narendran said the performance of steel sector globally was better in 2017-18 compared to last three years due to the stability witnessed in the sector. The steel sector has performed better across the globe including the US, EU, Latin America and China, he said, claiming that the ...
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20-Year-Old Odisha Girl Joins Mount Everest Expedition Team 21.3.2018 NDTV News - Latest
A 20-year-old girl from Odisha's Kalinganagar has been selected to be part of a team that will trek to Mount Everest in Nepal
Odisha's Swarnalata Dalai set for Mount Everest expedition 21.3.2018 All News-IANS Stories
Swarnalata Dalai, a 20-year-old tribal girl from Odisha's Kalinganagar is all set for her Mount Everest expedition in the coming week.
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Odisha to start affordable housing project at Kalinga Nagar 18.3.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Odisha to start affordable housing project at Kalinga Nagar
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Odisha to start affordable housing project at Kalinga Nagar 18.3.2018 General News
Odisha government has decided to start an affordable housing project on a 2.79 acre land at Kalinga Nagar Development Authority area in Jajpur district, Chief Secretary A P Padhi has said. This was decided at the first meeting of the Empowered Committee on Comprehensive Development Plan at state secretariat here yesterday. "Approval of this project is a major step towards development of social infrastructure in Kalinga Nagar Development Authority (KNDA)," Padhi who chaired the meeting said. Padhi asked the KNDA to protect the government land from encroachment and also stressed stopping illegal constructions and recovery of encroached land. Jajpur Collector Ranjan Kumar Das said an advisory committee for KNDA has been constituted by involving all the major stakeholders. The KNDA covers 161 revenue villages spreading over an area of 458.78 sq km. The land for approved housing project has been identified in Upargar Mouza under Vaysanaga Tehsil. The project will be developed
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Tata Steel emerges as the top bidder for debt-laden Bhushan Steel 7.3.2018 Latest News
The Committee of Creditors (CoC) of debt-laden Bhushan Steel informed on March 6, said Tata Steel in its release
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Tata Steel to gain from Odisha move to raise area limit for iron ore mines 7.3.2018 Business Standard: News Now
The Odisha government has recommended to the Centre to shift the bar on the area to be held by an iron ore mine lessee from 10 sq km to 75 sq km, a move which is expected to benefit the steel giant Tata Steel in the upcoming auction of iron ore blocks in the state.Odisha is currently readying to auction two more iron ore mines Chandiposhi and Purheibahal in April, this year. The state had earlier auctioned three iron ore blocks. All these were meant for end user industries."Among the participants in the previous auctions, Tata Steel was the only bidder that impugned the area limit clause mentioned in the auction rules as the lease area already held by the company well exceeded the 10 sq km limit", said a government official. Tata Steel, at present, has six iron ore/manganese (an associated mineral) leases in the state with combined lease area of about 50 sq km.Quoting section 6 of MMDR Act, the auction rules said, "The State Government may not be able to issue the letter of intent ...
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Auction of 5 mineral blocks in Odisha to take off in April, tender floated 6.3.2018 Latest News
Two iron ore, three limestone blocks to go under hammer, bid deadline is April 18
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Another strong quarter ahead for steel firms: Tata, JSW to perform better 1.3.2018 Latest News
India Ratings and Research recently revised its outlook on the domestic steel sector to 'stable' for FY19 from 'negative' in FY18
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