Visakhapatnam, November 2:
After the Hudhud cyclone on October 12, the production in all the units including rolling mills in the Rashtriya Ispat Niam Limited-Visakhapatnam steel plant has been revived, according to a press release. The release said that the revival of raw material-handling facilities, coke ovens, blast furnaces and SMS-1 was completed by October 22. The second line for emergency power for supply of additional 50 MW of power to VSP was connected and charged on October 27 with the help of AP Transco and Power Grid, enabling the RINL to revive wire rod mill-1 on October 31 and SMS-2 and MMSM on November 1. The rolling in LMMM where furnace heating started on October 30, was scheduled to commence late on Sunday.