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Tata Steel adds the world’s largest cricket stadium in Motera to its global landmarks

Mumbai, February 24, 2020

~ Three-fourth of the steel rebars supplied for the stadium came from Tata Steel ~

Tata Steel is proud to be associated with the world’s largest cricket stadium, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Stadium in Motera, which has been chosen as the venue for ‘Namaste Trump’ event to welcome US President Donald J. Trump. Tata Tiscon rebars constitute 11,000 tons of steel rebars that make 75% of the total rebar (15,000 tons) requirement for the project.

One of the unique features of this project is that out of 11,000 tons of rebars provided, 8,400 tons of steel was supplied in the cut and bend form (Tiscon Readybuild) besides supply of 41,000 pieces of couplers and 84,000 threads.

Tiscon Readybuild is a construction solution wherein an off-site rebar processing is done at specialised Readybuild service center enabling supplies of rebars in customised shapes and sizes, thus reducing steel wastage at site and expediting delivery of projects.

Motera cricket stadium, located in Ahmedabad district of Gujarat, has the seating capacity of 1.1 lakh. Tata Steel has been associated with many marquee projects of national importance and has supplied its construction solutions to monuments like Statue of Unity in Gujarat, Bogibeel Bridge in Assam (longest rail-cum-road bridge), new Ganga bridge under construction in Patna (longest river bridge), Bandra-Worli Sea Link in Mumbai, Metro Projects in Kolkata and Mumbai, Signature Bridge in Delhi, Samruddhi Mahamarg connecting Mumbai and Nagpur etc.

Peeyush Gupta, Vice President, Steel (Marketing & Sales), Tata Steel, said: We feel privileged to be associated with such a mega project. Tata Steel rebars are known for their strength and durability, and for this particular project, we have provided customised products that eliminate the wastage of steel, thus contributing towards our goal of sustainability. My heartiest congratulations to everyone involved in this stadium project.”

About Tata Steel

Tata Steel group is among the top global steel companies with an annual crude steel capacity of 33 million tonnes per annum. It is one of the world's most geographically-diversified steel producers, with operations and commercial presence across the world. The group (excluding SEA operations) recorded a consolidated turnover of US $22.67 billion in the financial year ending March 31, 2019. In 2018, Tata Steel acquired Bhushan Steel Ltd (now renamed as Tata Steel BSL Ltd).

A Great Place to Work-Certified organisation, Tata Steel Ltd., together with its subsidiaries, associates and joint ventures, is spread across five continents with an employee base of over 65,000.

Tata Steel retained the ‘Global Steel Industry Leader’ position in the DJSI 2018. 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 has won several awards including the Lighthouse recognition for its Kalinganagar Plant – a first in India, Prime Minister’s Trophy for the best performing integrated steel plant for 2016-17, ‘GreenPro’ certification for products (Tata Pravesh Steel Doors, Tata Structura, Tata Pipes) by CII, Authorized Economic Operator  (AEO) status (Tier 2) by the Directorate of International Customs (Ministry of Finance, Govt. of India), ‘Corporate Strategy Award’ by Mint (2018), Golden Peacock Award for Risk Management (2018) and Best Risk Management Framework & Systems Award (2019) by CNBC TV18. The Company also received the ‘Most Ethical Company’ award from Ethisphere Institute for the eight time (2019), Steel Sustainability Champion (2018) by the World Steel Association, Dun & Bradstreet Corporate Awards (2019), Golden Peacock HR Excellence Award by Institute of Directors (2018), ‘Best Companies To Work For’ recognition by Business Today, 'Asia's Best Integrated Report' award by the Asia Sustainability Reporting Awards (2017), among several others.

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Kulvin Suri

Chief, Corporate Communications-India & SEA

Tata Steel