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Tata Steel announces Production Results for Q4 of FY'2011-12

Jamshedpur, April 09, 2012

Tata Steel completed FY'12 with an overall increase in Production & Sales. The year registered its best ever performance in Hot Metal, Crude Steel, Saleable Steel production and total Sales. The key production and sales figures are given below:

Production & Sales Performance

Figures in ‘000 tonnes
Items

Q4

April – March

FY'11

FY'12

% Change

FY'11

FY'12

% Change

Hot Metal

1933

1959

1.3

7503

7750

3.3

Crude Steel

1778

1824

2.6

6855

7126

3.9

Saleable Steel

1738

1777

2.2

6691

6970

4.2

Sales

1712

1768

3.3

6416

6632

3.4

 

Major Highlights - FY'12

Production

  • G Blast Furnace achieved its best ever production of 2.13 million tonnes (Previous best 2.11 million tonnes in FY'11)
  • Both the Steel Melting Shop LD#1 and LD#2&SC achieved their best ever production of 3.12 million tonnes (Previous best 3.05 million tonnes in FY'11) and 4.0 million tonnes (Previous best 3.80 million tonnes in FY'11) respectively.
  • Hot Strip Mill achieved its highest ever production of 3.94 million tonnes (Previous best 3.73 million tonnes in FY'11).
  • New Bar Mill achieved its highest ever production of 0.78 million tonnes (Previous best 0.72 million tonnes in FY'11).
  • Wire Rod Mill achieved its highest ever production of 0.42 million tonnes (Previous best 0.4 million tonnes in FY'10).
  • Merchant Mill achieved its highest ever production of 0.38 million tonnes (Previous best 0.37 million tonnes in FY'11).
  • West Bokaro Division (one of the Collieries) achieved its highest ever production of 5.9 million tonnes (Previous best 5.6 million tonnes in FY'09).

Sales

  • Flat product sale in FY'12 increased by 6 % at 3.735 million tonnes y-o-y.
  • The Flat Products division achieved -
    • One million ton sale to Automotive segment with Highest ever Skin Panel sale of 0.06 million tons (previous best 0.049 million tons in FY11).
    • Highest ever sale of Tata Shaktee GC sheets at 0.211 million tons (previous best 0.207 million tons in FY10).
  • The Long Products division achieved total sales of 2.897 million tonnes (2.878 million tonnes in FY'11).
  • The Long Products division achieved best ever TISCON sale of 2.085 million tonnes (previous best 1.826 million tonnes in FY'11); TISCON also crossed its one million ton sale in the retail segment 1.111 million tons (previous best 0.779 million tons in FY11).