India’s Tata Metaliks to double DI pipe making capacity

Friday, 22 March 2019 16:07:52 (GMT+3)   |   Kolkata
       

India’s Tata Metaliks will ramp up its ductile iron (DI) pipe manufacturing capacity to 400,000 mt per year from the current level of 200,000 mt per year, which will also allow the production of DI pipes of up to 1,200 mm in diameter, according to statement issued by the company.

The company will also be installing a 15 MW captive thermal power plant, the statement added.The total investment for these plans is an estimated $82 million.

At present, Tata Metaliks has the capability of producing DI pipes in diameters ranging from 80 mm to 800 mm at its plant located in Kharagpur in the eastern Indian state of West Bengal.

 


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