banner-1 Hon. Minister of Steel Sh. Narendra Singh Tomar
माननीय इस्पात मंत्री, श्री नरेंद्र सिंह तोमर
banner-1 Hon. Prime Minister of India
भारत के माननीय प्रधानमंत्री जी
banner-1 Hon. Minister of State for Steel Sh. Vishnu Deo Sai
माननीय राज्य इस्पात मंत्री, श्री विष्णु देव साई

Iron Making

Emerging Scenario in Iron Making

  •  More than 90% of world iron production is through Blast furnace technology route.
  •  Driving forces: Alternative Iron making technologies
    • Costly and scarce coking coal: Need to look beyond coking coal 
    • possibility to use iron ore fines directly
    • Land-constraint
    • Environmental considerations

  •  Eliminate pollution-intensive sintering and coke-making processes
    • Water scarcity
    • Large scale of economy
  •  High capital cost
    • Scientific/ engineering knowledge to think/ design alternative processes