Tata Steel flagged-off the 1st raw material consignment of ferrous scrap on the 24th of July for trials at its steel recycling plant being set-up in Rohtak in Haryana. The first state-of-the-art Scrap Processing Plant of 0.5 MnTPA capacity is scheduled to be commissioned soon.
The plant, once ready, will be equipped with state-of–the-art scrap processing equipment such as Shredder, Baler, Material Handler etc. The scrap would be procured from various market segments such as End-of-Life Vehicle scrap, Obsolete Household Scrap, Construction & Demolition scrap, Industrial Scrap etc. This scrap would be processed through mechanised equipment and the high Quality processed scrap would be supplied to Electric Arc Furnaces (EAFs), Induction Furnaces (IFs) & Foundries for downstream steel making, satiating their long-standing demand.
Yogesh Bedi, Chief, Steel Recycling Business, Tata Steel, said: “Steel Recycling through the Electric Arc Furnace (EAF) route is a global trend and going forward it would become imperative for India’s sustainable growth aspirations. Tata Steel has been pioneering various aspects of the steel industry since its inception in 1907. Steel Recycling Business is yet another pioneering initiative from Tata Steel to enable circular economy and a sustainable tomorrow.”