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Economics of Steel Technology in India

S V Char The policy implications of the necessary major criteria for choice of technology in steel making include autonomous growth of the iron and steel industry, with a heavy reliance on the integrated BF + LD units. Large investments cannot be avoided. Computations in this article show that, for India to attain its objectives in steel, the ratio of BF + LD to DR + EF capacity would have to be approximately 70:30, if not higher.

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