Indian mining company NMDC orders complete steelmaking plant from Siemens
A consortium led by Siemens VAI Metals Technologies received an order from the Government of India’s fully owned public enterprise “National Mineral Development Corporation Limited (NMDC)” for the supply of a complete LD (BOF) steelmaking plant. The order volume for the consortium amounts to approximately 290 million Euro. The steel works will be built at Nagarnar in the state of Chhattisgarh as part of an integrated production complex with an annual capacity of approximately three million tons of steel. The project is scheduled for completion by mid-2015. NMDC had already ordered a sintering plant from Siemens for the Nagarnar project site.