Vedanta Limited, Sesa Iron Ore division, Goa faced critical problems when staves got punctured and taphole break-out occurred in Blast Furnace-3 (BF-3). Punctured staves resulted in water leakage inside the furnace and metal/slag coming from the underside of the tap-hole because of its damage. DASTUR was appointed at the site for providing operational assistance and suggesting necessary rectification measures for the safe and normalized operation of BF-3.
"... By the guidance of M.N. Dastur team we have minimized, our repair time of such major break-down & production losses of couple of days, that could have impacted the plant's profitability", said Nitesh Nirala Head, Pig Iron Plant where the outage took place.
"We are very pleased we were able to quickly get a team onsite to assist our valued customer, the Sesa Iron Ore division, at a critical juncture in their operations, and aggressively prevent production impairment", said Kaushal Sinha, VP of Business Development at MN Dastur.