Tata Steel has faced a technical problem on May 8, 2019 at its Jamshedpur Plant, after the ‘H’ Blast Furnace Process coal injection system used for injecting fuel into furnace. Immediately the operating team began work on restoring the system back to optimal performance.
However, owing to the above mentioned technical problem, furnace pressure increased and as per standard procedure, process safety measures immediately kicked in and the bleeders which are the safety relief system in the furnace operated.
There has been no injury of any sort whatsoever to any individual and no property damage due the same. The Furnace is presently in recovery mode.
Tata Steel, the flagship company of the Tata group is the first integrated steel plant in Asia and is now the world’s second most geographically diversified steel producer and a Fortune 500 company.