Tata Steel’s new Coke Oven Battery #11 was commissioned by Mr Cyrus P. Mistry, Tata Group Chairman at Jamshedpur on 28 April, 2014 at Mumbai. With the commissioning of the Coke Oven Battery #11, the Company will be self-sufficient in coke requirement for stable operation of Jamshedpur Steel works.
Built at a production capacity of 0.7 million tonnes per annum, the Coke Oven Battery #11 operates with 88 ovens with stamp charge technology and is the largest coke oven complex at the Jamshedpur works. The state-of-the-art facility meets all environmental norms and consists of various features to take care of the plant and human safety.
On the occasion, Mr TV Narendran, MD Tata Steel, India and SEA said, ‘It was a challenging project and I take this opportunity to compliment all the members for the successful completion. We have a strong track record of successful implementation of large and complex projects across the steel sector.’ He further added, ‘We are committed to deliver the best to our customers and the commissioning of the Coke Oven Battery # 11 along with our efforts at the Kalinganagar Plant will reinforce our leadership position in the space.’
Mr PN Singh, President, Tata Workers’ Union appreciated the commendable effort of Tata Steel in achieving the milestone. Mr Singh also thanked everyone associated with the project for completing the project safely despite the difficulties faced due to various site constraints.