Electrosteel Steels Limited a unit of the country’s largest diversified natural resource company – Vedanta Limited, organized “Blue print: Uniting the future transformers” – an Engineers and Architect meet which was held in New Delhi.
hosted the Top Engineers, Architects, Government officials from renowned
organization such as – CPWD, PWD, DDA, NBCC, AAI, IRCON and DMRC etc. as well as
the intellectuals from the steel sector. The event encouraged an interaction
between the infrastructure builders of the nation and the country’s largest
natural resource company- Vedanta, which believes in transforming elements for
the progressive growth of the nation.
of honour was Mr. Puneet Kumar Vats, Engineer- in- Chief of Public Works
Department (PWD) – Delhi. The guest speaker was renowned professor of IIT – Delhi,
Mr. Biswajit Bhattacharjee, who addressed the august gathering on the topic:
“Galvanized Iron Rebar in Concrete”
Sharma, the Director of International Zinc Association India, gave a detailed
session on the future of reinforcement TMT bars to create awareness among the
Sharma said “Steel is the most important metal needed for Infrastructure
development. Infrastructure development being a costly affair should always be
built with materials and design that have long lasting life. Thus, it is
important that we have galvanized steel to protect against corrosion for
longevity and safety of the structures. Maintenance repairs create additional
problems and disrupt daily activities for weeks – sometime for years – on end.
The global cost of corrosion is a staggering $2.5 trillion annually as per NACE,
translating to about 3-4 per cent of the global GDP and almost 4 per cent in
India. A long-term answer to this far-reaching problem is use of zinc protected
steel during the structure’s initial construction stages, i.e. Galvanizing”
Shashwat Pachisia, the Chief Marketing Officer of ESL said “The purpose of this
session was to increase awareness about the usage of “ZINC COATED TMT BARS”
amongst the infrastructure decision makers to build long lasting infrastructure
to serve many generations.”
state of the art technology channelizing next phase of growth achieved through
new technology and innovation- which also the one of the core pillar of the
company. Aligning with this thought, ESL highlighted the future of the
Reinforcement TMT bars. This innovation of TMT bars will enhance the life of
the structure and provide more value compared to the cost of the product.
Steels Limited manufacturing facility is a green field integrated steel plant
located near Bokaro, Jharkhand, India which has a current capacity of 1.5
Million Ton per annum of high- quality Steel intermediaries. At present, ESL’s
product range includes Pig Iron, Billets, TMT Bars, Wire Rods and Ductile Iron
Pipes. The company has recently branded their existing products V-DUCPIPE for
Ductile Iron Pipes, V-XEGA for TMT Bars and Wire rod for the first time as V-WIRO.