Tata Pigments has collaborated with Tata Steel for processing the industrial by-products into useful products. Tata Pigments has set up a pilot plant for ‘De-Phosphorisation’ of Steel making slag generated by Tata Steel Limited. The plant was inaugurated by Mr. T. V. Narendran, MD, Tata Steel, India and SEA on 27th December, 2016 at Tata Pigments premises.
Also present on the occasion were Mr. Sunil Bhaskaran, VPCS, Tata Steel and Chairman Tata Pigments, Mr. Shubhenjit Chaudhuri, MD, Tata Pigments Limited, Mr. B. K. Das, VP, Iron Making, Tata Steel, Mr. Sandeep Kumar, EIC-IBMD, Dr. Sanjay Chandra, Chief, R&D, Tata Steel Limited, Mr. Sandeep Bhattacharya, Director, Tata Pigments and other senior officials.
Post successful trials, Tata Pigments will put up a commercial scale plant which will handle significant quantity of steel slag generated at Tata Steel. The company may start this plant in next 18 months.