IMFA's ferro chrome plant undergoing relining
Ferro Silicon operations unaffected
Feb 04, 2002
Internal Press Release

Indian Metals & Ferro Alloys Ltd, the flagship company of the Odisha based IMFA Group which is India's largest producer of ferro alloys, today announced that it's 24 MVA furnace which produces ferro chrome has been shut-down for relining. The shut-down commenced in the last week of January and the relining work will be completed by the middle of this month. Meanwhile, its two furnaces producing ferro silicon continue to operate normally.

Mr Subhrakant Panda, Joint Managing Director, IMFA Group said : "As in the case of the furnace of Group company Indian Charge Chrome Ltd (ICCL) which underwent relining in August-September 2001 this too is a normal maintenance activity. We have drawn extensively upon our experience during the ICCL furnace relining which was completed ahead of schedule in a record 41 days and expect the current relining exercise to be completed in less than 1 month. Meanwhile, our two other furnaces producing ferro silicon continue to operate normally without any disruption".

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