Electrical Engineering Siemens to Supply Electrical Components for Steel Works of BMM Ispat

Editor: Dominik Stephan

BMM Ispat, an Indian steel maker has ordered the core systems for an electrical steel plant from Siemens VAI Metals Technologies, including an electric arc furnace specially designed for combined charging of Hot Metal and direct-reduced iron.

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Siemens supplies components for Indian steel works.
Siemens supplies components for Indian steel works.
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Karnataka/India – The steel making plant is part of a new integrated production complex at Hospet, Karnataka, India, and is planned to go into operation at the end of 2013. The order volume is a double-digit million euro figure. At the beginning of the year, BMM Ispat ordered a flexible bar mill from Siemens for the same production site.

Steel Works Part of Current Capacity Expansion

BMM Ispat currently expanding its production capacity at the Hospet site by two million tons per year. At the new electrical steel works, Siemens is projecting and delivering the mechanical and electrical equipment for a new electric arc furnace with a tapping weight of 110 tons, a 110-ton ladle furnace, a vacuum degassing plant and the alloying and additive systems.