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Tata Steel enables creation of an engineering wonder ‘Bogibeel bridge’, partners Nation’s journey towards tomorrow

Mumbai, December 25, 2018

~ The steel giant supplied value-added products, 15kT rebars which is 75% of total rebar used in the construction ~

Tata Steel is proud to be associated with Bogibeel rail-cum-road bridge that was dedicated to the nation today by the Hon’ble Prime Minister.

The Company provided value-added products for the construction of India’s largest rail-cum-road bridge. Tata Steel supplied 15kT of Tata Tiscon rebars for the construction of the country’s only bridge that has fully welded steel-concrete composite girders. Out of the total rebars used in building this engineering wonder, 75% of rebar steel has been supplied by Tata Steel.

Tata Steel made available the customised length rebars to minimise steel wastage. Tata Tiscon Super Ductile (SD) rebar, used in the construction of this magnificent structure, is specially designed for construction in seismic prone zones.

“It is a matter of pride for us to be a part of this landmark structure that bridges the distance and enables a better tomorrow for the North-East. This is a manifestation of the spirit of innovation in Tata Steel and we will continue to develop products to support such megastructures,” said Mr. Kulvin Suri, Chief Corporate Communications, Tata Steel.

Tata Steel has supplied steel to many such iconic structure and landmarks in the country and abroad. Linking today with tomorrow, Tata Steel's state-of-the-art and durable LRPC strands have played a part in building the iconic Bandra-Worli Sea Link. Tiscon reinforcement bars were also used in the construction. The Bandra-Worli Sea Link was designed as the first cable-stayed bridge constructed over open seas in India. The main span over the Bandra channel is one of the longest spans of concrete deck attempted.

World-class metro systems and ultra-modern airports epitomize a nation on the move - India's mass transport revolution is a resolve to surge ahead. Tata Steel has contributed to almost all metro railway networks in the country with our pre-stressed concrete strands. These projects include the Kolkata, Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Lucknow, Ahmedabad and Kochi metros.

Tata Steel's LRPC strands and Tiscon ReadyBuild have helped shape eight metro rail networks. Tata Structura steel tubular sections have played a part in creating 32 modern airports. Along the way, accelerating today towards tomorrow, Tata Tiscon has pioneered Fe600, which is now the highest strength rebar available in the industry.

Tata Steel is continuously working toward development of innovative, sustainable and world-class products, services and solutions to enable a better tomorrow for all its stakeholders.

About Tata Steel
Tata Steel Group is among the top global steel companies with an annual crude steel capacity of 27.5 million tonnes per annum (MTPA) as on March 31, 2018. It is one of the world's most geographically-diversified steel producers, with operations and commercial presence across the world. The Group recorded a consolidated turnover of US $20.41 billion (INR 133,016 crore) in FY18. Tata Steel Group is spread across five continents with an employee base of over 65,000. Tata Steel retained Industry Leader position in FY18 and ranked second overall in the DJSI assessment, 2017. The Company has been recognised as the Climate Disclosure Leader in ‘Steel category’ by CDP (2017). Besides being a member of the World Steel Climate Action Programme, Tata Steel was felicitated with several awards including the Prime Minister’s Trophy for the best perfrming integrated steel plant for 2014-15 and 2015-16, Best Risk Management by CNBC TV18 (2018) and ‘Corporate Strategy Award’ by Mint (2018). The Company also received the ‘Most Ethical Company’ award from Ethisphere Institute for the sixth time (2018), Steel Sustainability Champions (2017) by the World Steel Association, Dun & Bradstreet Corporate Awards (2017 & 2018), Golden Peacock HR Excellence Award by Institute of Directors (2017) as well as 'Asia's Best Integrated Report' award by the Asia Sustainability Reporting Awards (2017), among several others.

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