International Conference on
Energy Efficiency in Steel Industry (EESI-2011)
14-16 December 2011, Ranchi, INDIA

PROGRAMME
Venue: Ispat Bhawan, RDCIS, SAIL, Shyamali, Ranchi

 

December 13, 2011 (Tuesday)
14.30-18.30 Registration RDCIS Auditorium Foyer

December 14, 2011 (Wednesday)

08.00-09.00 Registration RDCIS Auditorium Foyer
09.00-11.00 Inaugural Session RDCIS Auditorium
11.00-11.15 Inauguration of Technical Exhibition RDCIS Auditorium Foyer
11.15-11.30 Inaugural Tea RDCIS Auditorium Foyer
11.30-13.00 Plenary Session RDCIS Auditorium
13.00-14.00 Lunch Conference Venue
14.00-15.45 Technical Session IA (ECIM#1) RDCIS Auditorium
14.00-15.45 Technical Session IB (ECM) RDCIS Committee Room
15.45-16.00 Tea RDCIS Auditorium Foyer
16.00-17.30 Technical Session IIA (WHRRES) RDCIS Auditorium
16.00-17.45 Technical Session IIB (ECIM#2) RDCIS Committee Room
19.00-20.00 Cultural Programme RDCIS Auditorium
20.15-22.30 Conference Dinner MECON Community Hall

December 15, 2011 (Thursday)

09.00-10.45 Technical Session IIIA (EMA) RDCIS Auditorium
09.00-10.45 Technical Session IIIB (EECT) RDCIS Committee Room
10.45-11.15 Visit to Technical Exhibition & Tea RDCIS Auditorium Foyer
11.15-13.15 Manufacturers’ Presentation Session RDCIS Auditorium
13.15-14.00 Lunch Conference Venue
14.00-15.45 Manufacturers’ Presentation Session RDCIS Auditorium
15.45-16.00 Tea RDCIS Auditorium Foyer
16.00-17.45 Technical Session IVA (ECRM#1) RDCIS Auditorium
16.00-17.45 Technical Session IVB (ECRM#2) RDCIS Committee Room
20.15-22.30 Conference Dinner MECON Community Hall

December 16, 2011 (Friday)

09.00-10.45 Technical Session VA (EECS) RDCIS Auditorium
09.00-10.45 Technical Session VB (ECIM#3) RDCIS Committee Room
10.45-11.15 Visit to Technical Exhibition & Tea RDCIS Auditorium Foyer
11.15-13.00 Panel Discussion & Valedictory Session RDCIS Auditorium
13.00-14.00 Lunch Conference Venue


INAUGURAL PROGRAMME

December 14, 2011 (09.00-11.30)

08.50-09.00

Arrival of dignitaries in Auditorium

09.00-09.05

Presentation of flower bouquets to dignitaries

09.05-09.10
 

Welcome Address by Dr. D. Mukerjee, Executive Director I/C, RDCIS and Chairman, Organizing Committee

09.10-09.15

Invocation Song

09.15-09.20

Lighting of Lamp

09.20-10.00



 

Addresses by Guests of Honour

  • Shri A. K. Ghosh, Chairman cum Managing Director, MECON

  • Shri N. K. Jha, Chief Executive Officer, IISCO Steel Plant

10.00-10.10


 

Inaugural Address by Chief Guest

  • Shri C. S. Verma, Chairman, SAIL

10.10-10.20

Release of Proceedings and Souvenir

10.20-10.45


 

Theme Lecture: “Curtailing CO2 : Challenges & Opportunities in Steel Industry” by

  • Dr. V. S. Arunachalam CSTEP, Bangalore

10.45-10.50

Vote of Thanks by Shri S. Varadarajan, Executive Director, RDCIS

10.50-11.00

Rendition of National Anthem

11.00-11.15

Inauguration of Exhibition by Chief Guest

11.15-11.30

Inaugural Tea


DETAILS OF TECHNICAL PROGRAMME
 

December 14, 2011 (Wednesday)

Plenary Session

11.30-13.00

ENERGY CONSERVATION :  Securing Our Future and Going Green

New technologies for improving energy efficiency in steel industry
D. Bhattacharjee, Mark Denys and Abha Kapilashrami
Tata Steel Group, NETHERLANDS & INDIA

Eco-friendly energy efficient technologies for steel industry
N.K. Jha
IISCO Steel Plant, Steel Authority of India Limited, Burnpur, INDIA

CO2 reduction in reheating furnaces
E. Malfa , W. Adler, T. Ekman,  M. Fantuzzi, E. Filippini, A. Rensgard and Juan Jose Arribas Ramirez
Tenova LOI-Italimpianti, ITALY

Technical Session I A

14.00-15.45

ENERGY CONSERVATION IN IRON MAKING (ECIM#1)

Fuel reduction in iron ore sintering at Tata Steel (Keynote)
Harsha Nistala, Manoj Kumar Choudhary, Bikash Nandy and Goutam Bose
Tata Steel Limited, Jamshedpur-831001, INDIA


Reduction kinetics of iron ore - graphite composite pellets in rotary hearth furnace
Mukesh Kumar Sharma, G. G. Roy and P. K. Sen
Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, Kharagpur-721302, INDIA


Reduction in gaseous fuel consumption in Sinter Plant #2 at Rourkela Steel Plant
B. Sanyal, R.K. Mitra, H.K. Mahanta, J.K. Swarswat, P. Lodh, D.D. Patra and P.K. Kongari
Rourkela Steel Plant, Steel Authority of India Limited, Rourkela-769011, INDIA

 

Energy conservation in Sinter Plant #3 at Bhilai Steel Plant
Vijay K. Goyal, Saurabh Varshney and Mahesh Asnani
Bhilai Steel Plant, Steel Authority of India Limited, Bhilai-490001, INDIA
 

Energy saving projects in sinter plants at Durgapur Steel Plant
Sanjya Kumar Sethi and Swapnil Kumar Kanoje
Durgapur Steel Plant, Steel Authority of India Limited, Durgapur- 713 203, INDIA
 

Energy saving through improved aerodynamics of sintering process in Sinter Plant #1 at Rourkela Steel Plant
V.R. Deshmukh, A. Das, V.T. Selvan, R.K. Nayak, M.R. Diwakar, Murali Mohan and S. Dutta
R & D Centre for Iron & Steel, Steel Authority of India Limited, Ranchi-834002, INDIA

Technical Session I B

14.00-15.45

ENERGY CONSERVATION MEASURES (ECM)

Optimization of energy usage (fuel & electricity) through decision models- A JSW case study (Keynote)
Pranab Sarkar
JSW Steel Limited, Bellary- 583275, INDIA
 

Energy conservation measures and its impact at Tata Steel
S. Bhaskar, J. P. N. Singh and Pradip Chakraborty
Tata Steel Limited, Jamshedpur, INDIA
 

Energy saving measures at Rourkela Steel Plant
V.T. Selvan, T.S. Reddy, A. Goswami and C. P. Sharma
R & D Centre for Iron & Steel, Steel Authority of India Limited, Ranchi-834002, INDIA
 

Energy saving and CO2 reduction by application of ground breaking maintenance practice in hot metal ladle at Durgapur Steel Plant
Vikash Kumar, Asish Kumar Das, Tapas Kumar Purkait and Dhiman Mustafi
Durgapur Steel Plant, Steel Authority of India Limited,  Durgapur- 713 203, INDIA
 

Retrofitting VFDs in cooling tower fan application in power plant
S. P. S. Pundir and Vishal Singh
National Thermal Power Corporation, INDIA
 

Insulating refractories for better energy saving in Iron and Steel industry
R. P. Rana, S. Adak, P. B. Panda and A. K. Chattopadhyay
TRL Krosaki Refractories Limited, Belpahar, INDIA
 

High energy efficient motors
Milind Raje
International Copper Promotion Council, INDIA

Technical Session II A 16.00-17.30
WASTE HEAT RECOVERY & RENEWABLE ENERGY SOURCES (WHRRES)

How to make the plants of today comply with the requirements of tomorrow (Keynote)
Christian Frohling, Peter Hemmling and Jens Kempken
SMS Siemag, GERMANY


Use of renewable energy in steel industry
Simon Peter Kachhap
Centre for Engineering and Technology, Steel Authority of India Limited, Ranchi-834002, INDIA

Wind energy

Anand Trivedi and D. Kishore
Centre for Engineering and Technology, Steel Authority of India Limited, Ranchi-834002, INDIA

Efficient use of BF gas in coke oven based waste heat recovery boilers
Suneel Sehgal
Jindal Steel & Power Limited, Raigarh, INDIA

Waste heat recovery through enabling technologies in large integrated steel plants
K. Sreenivasa Reddy
JSW Steel Limited, Bellary- 583275, INDIA

Waste heat recovery at Essar Steel, Hazira
Nimish Parikh
Essar Steel, Hazira, INDIA

Biomass - Source of energy for steel industry
S. Dasappa
Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, INDIA

Technical Session II B 16.00-17.45
ENERGY CONSERVATION IN IRON MAKING (ECIM#2)

Hot blast stove control model (Keynote)
Shaik Shamshoddin, Abhik R. Chowdhury, Anil Kothari and Shailendra Rai
Tata Steel Limited, Jamshedpur-831001, INDIA
 

Energy conservation in blast furnace through top gas recovery turbine
G.P. Singh and Simmy Goswami
Bhilai Steel Plant, Steel Authority of India Limited, Bhilai-490001, INDIA
 

Pulverized coal injection in Blast Furnace No. 2 at Jindal Steel & Power Limited
Ritesh Mishra, Arvind Kumar Bhagat and Amitava Sircar
Jindal Steel & Power Limited, Raigarh, INDIA
 

Inter-influencing factors affecting BF coke rate - Statistical approach
Ram Pravesh Bhagat
Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), National Metallurgical Laboratory, Jamshedpur-831007, INDIA
 

Optimizing CO2 emission of an operating blast furnace using genetic algorithms and genetic programming
Rajesh Jha, Soumavo Paul, Jaivir Keshary Ray, Prodip Kumar Sen and Nirupam Chakraborti
Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, Kharagpur-721302, INDIA
 

Effect of different types of lance on coal combustibility in blast furnace
Sachin Kumar, Ajay Arora, Praveen K. Jha, S. K. Jain, S. Tokdar and Vivek Verma
 

Auxiliary fuel injection systems in blast furnace at Essar Steel, Hazira
Nimish Parikh
Essar Steel, Hazira, INDIA

December 15, 2011 (Thursday)

Technical Session III A

09.00-10.45

ENERGY MANAGEMENT AND AUDITING (EMA)

Perform, achieve & trade (PAT): An innovative mechanism for enhancing energy efficiency of Iron & Steel sector in India (Keynote)
S P Garnaik
Bureau of Energy Efficiency, New Delhi, INDIA

Gas balance management philosophy during breakdown situations in Bhilai Steel Plant - A case study
Navin Kumar, Ramkhelawan and P.K. Singh
Bhilai Steel Plant, Steel Authority of India Limited, Bhilai-490001, INDIA

Energy audit in steel industry: Need, challenges and road ahead
Manish Kumar
Centre for Engineering and Technology, Steel Authority of India Limited, Ranchi-834002, INDIA

Energy management at Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Limited
T. K. Dey and K. Sudhakar
Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Limited, Visakhapatnam, INDIA

Need of energy efficiency in steel industry
K.K. Mishra and S. S. Shekhawat
MECON Limited, Ranchi-834002, INDIA

Modelling and analysis of the Indian Iron and Steel industry for energy efficiency - PAT policy implementation
S.S. Krishnan, V. Venkatesh, P. Shyam Sunder, G. Ramakrishna and A. Murali Ramakrishnan
CSTEP, Bangalore, INDIA

Technical Session III B

09.00-10.45

ECO-FRIENDLY ENERGY CONSERVATION TECHNOLOGY (EECT)

Feasibility of energy efficiency solutions in the Iron and Steel industry (Keynote)
Bettinger Dieter, Fleischanderl Alexander, Dorndorf Markus, Ofner Hanspeter, Winter Günther, Matschullat Thomas, Juza Peter, Hohenbichler Gerald, Enickl Gerhard and Kriechmair Johann
Siemens VAI, AUSTRIA

Alternate Route of Iron & Steelmaking : DRI - EAF Route
Sanjay Sharma, Amitabh Sinha & Shreelata Sinha
Jindal Steel & Power Limited, Patratu, INDIA


Coal gas - A source of clean energy
Ajay Kumar
Centre for Engineering and Technology, Steel Authority of India Limited, Ranchi-834002, INDIA
 

Development of special steels by SAIL for applications requiring energy efficiency
Anjana Deva, Atul Saxena, Saikat K De, B.K. Jha and D. Mukerjee
R & D Centre for Iron & Steel, Steel Authority of India Limited, Ranchi-834002, INDIA

Towards green economy - While addressing energy efficiency and sustainability
Ranen Nag and Ajanta Sengupta
Environment Management Division, Steel Authority of India Limited, Kolkata, INDIA
 

BHEL's solution to energy efficiency in steel industry
P.S. Guruchandran, D. Ramakrishnan, R. Kannan and S. Durairaj
Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited, Tiruchirappalli-620014, INDIA
 

Energy efficiency and GHG emissions for alternate Iron making technologies
Yakov Gordon, Michiel Freislich and Sunil Kumar
HATCH, Ontario, CANADA

Features of energy efficient NMDC Iron and Steel plant at Nagarnar
G. K. Choudhury and A. K. Gupta
NMDC Limited, Nagarnar, INDIA

Manufacturers’ Presentation Session I

11.15-13.15

Tenova FlexyTech® regenerative flameless burners
Marco Ageno, Alessandro Della Rocca, Massimiliano Fantuzzi and Maurizio Senarega
Tenova LOI-Italimpianti, ITALY

Carbon capture and reuse- New approaches for producing bio-fuels

Prabhakar Nair and James Obern

LanzaTech
, USA

Equipment and processes for melt shops
Renato Imeri, Nauzer Dadabhoy and V. Balasubramiam
SICGILSOL India Pvt. Ltd., Chennai, INDIA.

State of the art blast pre-heating technologies
Kazbek Agaev
Evo Tech Pvt. Ltd., RUSSIA

Manufacturers’ Presentation Session II

14.00-15.45

Conserving energy by calcium silicate insulation in Steel Industry
Vishal Sharma
Hyderabad Industries Limited
 

Advanced solutions for measurement of calorific values for gases in Steel Plants
Abhijit Chatterjee
Adage Automation Private Limited, Navi Mumbai, INDIA
 

Nippon Steel Engineering's energy conservation technologies
Takashi Katoh, Noriaki Fujii and Norimasa Maekawa
Nippon Steel Engineering Company Limited, JAPAN

A revolutionary structural insulation fibre board for using as backup for molten metal process
L.C. Simao and G. Deren
Unifrax Corporation, USA

Technical Session IV A

16.00-17.45

ENERGY CONSERVATION IN STEEL MAKING & ROLLING MILLS (ECRM#1)

Energy efficiency in DANIELI's ENERGIRON DRI-EAF based minimills (Keynote)
Ananya Mukhopadhyay and Marco Ometto
Danieli Automation SpA, ITALY

Auxiliary fuel injection in mixed gas to enhance energy efficiency of reheating furnaces & productivity of hot strip mill
K.R. Majumder and Saurabh Singh
Bokaro Steel Limited, Steel Authority of India Limited, Bokaro-827001, INDIA

Energy conservation in new generation hot rolling mills - Indian Scenario
P.K. Das, K.C. Sahu and Goutam Chakraborty
MECON Limited, Ranchi-834002, INDIA
 

Reduction of specific energy consumption in hot strip mill
P. Pathak, S. Rath, P.P. Sengupta, A.P. Singh and Ram Avtar
R & D Centre for Iron & Steel, Steel Authority of India Limited, Ranchi-834002, INDIA

On-line combustion control system for billet reheating furnace at Tata Steel, India
Abhik Roy Chaudhury, Anil Kothari, Anindya Sarkar and Ashish Mukherjee
Tata Steel Limited, Jamshedpur-831001, INDIA

Efforts towards energy conservation in Normalizing Furnace of Plate Mill at Bhilai Steel Plant
Prabhas Kumar, A.K. Bhattacharya, I.N.P. Gupta, Praveen Jha, B.K. Jha, S. Ramaswamy and Pramod Kumar
R & D Centre for Iron & Steel, Steel Authority of India Limited, Ranchi-834002, INDIA

Technical Session IV B

16.00-17.45

ENERGY CONSERVATION IN STEEL MAKING & ROLLING MILLS (ECRM#2)

Energy optimization through implementation of hierarchical process control system in bell annealing furnaces of Line # 1 at CRM, Bokaro Steel Plant (Keynote)
S. Mitra, S. K. Saha, R.S. Kumar, P. Gupta, M. Gangadharan, B. K. Prasad , N.K. Ghosh and S. Roy Choudhary
R & D Centre for Iron & Steel, Steel Authority of India Limited, Ranchi-834002, INDIA


Characteristics of low thermal mass materials and their application in re-heating furnaces in steel plants for energy conservation
P. Chintaiah, A.K. Bhattacharya, J. Prasad, M.K. Kujur, I. Roy, S. Halder and P.K. Roy Choudhury
R & D Centre for Iron & Steel, Steel Authority of India Limited, Ranchi-834002, INDIA

Energy saving in structural rolling
S.K. Jha, K. Prakash, R.C. Thakur, Bimalendu Roy, R. Topno and Ram Avtar
R & D Centre for Iron & Steel, Steel Authority of India Limited, Ranchi-834002, INDIA


Energy efficient technologies for Indian steel re-rolling sector
S.N. Prasad and S.K. Srivastava
R & D Centre for Iron & Steel, Steel Authority of India Limited, Ranchi-834002, INDIA


Introduction of hot charging in heat treatment of railway wheels to decrease energy consumption and increase in productivity & quality of wheels in Wheel and Axle plant at Durgapur Steel Plant
D. K. Jain, S. K. Jha, Bimlendra Roy, R. Topno and Dr Ram Avtar
R & D Centre for Iron & Steel, Steel Authority of India Limited, Ranchi-834002, INDIA


Control system for least specific energy consumption in case of submerged electric arc furnace
Bhabesh Kumar Mohanty
Adhunik Metaliks Ltd., Rourkela, INDIA

December 16, 2011 (Friday)

Technical Session V A

09.00-10.45

ENERGY EFFICIENT COMBUSTION SYSTEM (EECS)

Recent developments of Fives Stein in AdvanTek® burners for steel processing (Keynote)
D. Delaunay, T. Martin and M. Pourouchottamane
Fives Stein, FRANCE

Introduction of mixed gas firing in MP boilers at Rourkela Steel Plant
A.K. Srivastava1, K.K. Behera1 and P. Banerjee2

1. Rourkela Steel Plant, Steel Authority of India Limited, Rourkela-769011, INDIA
2.
R & D Centre for Iron & Steel, Steel Authority of India Limited, Ranchi-834002, INDIA

A review of modern energy efficient combustion technologies for the steel industry
Swarup Y. Jejurkar and D.P. Mishra
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, Kanpur-208016, INDIA

Improving energy efficiency and reducing emissions in the steel industry with Praxair's oxyfuel technologies
Pravin Mathur, Sumant Warty, William J Mahoney, Anup Nandi, Ritesh Nath and Arup Ghose
Praxair Inc, USA

Enhancement of surplus blast furnace gas utilization in boilers of Power Plant-I, BSP by burner modification at Bhilai Steel Plant
M. Sen, M. Jojo, I. N. P. Gupta and A. P. Singh
R & D Centre for Iron & Steel, Steel Authority of India Limited, Ranchi-834002, INDIA

Introduction of innovative curtain flame ignition technology in sinter plants of SAIL
P. Banerjee, T.S. Reddy, M. Jojo, P. Chintaiah and A.K. Bhattacharya
R & D Centre for Iron & Steel, Steel Authority of India Limited, Ranchi-834002, INDIA

Technical Session V B

09.00-10.45

ENERGY CONSERVATION IN IRON MAKING (ECIM#3)

Long life design of BF in WISCO (Keynote)
Zhou Qiang
MCC-WISDRI, Wuhan, People's Republic of China

Energy efficiency improvement in captive mines of steel plants
G.K. Pradhan
PCRA, Kolkata, INDIA

Improvement in liberation characteristics of raw coal using microwave energy
Srijith Mohanan, Chandrashekhar Metti, Sunil Kumar Tripathy, C. Raghukumar, Ashok Kumar and T. Venugopalan
Tata Steel Limited, Jamshedpur-831001 & Gulbarga University, INDIA

Energy conservation in SAIL coke oven batteries through introduction of automatic heating control systems
B. Chakraborty, S. Mitra, U. Bhaskar, M.S. Sengupta, A. Gupta and A. Das
R & D Centre for Iron & Steel, Steel Authority of India Limited, Ranchi-834002, INDIA

Eco-friendly iron making at Tata Steel
G. K. Raut, A. S. Reddy, I. Paul, G. S. R. Murthy, A. Shankar, S. K. Roy and Ashok Kumar
Tata Steel Limited, Jamshedpur-831001, INDIA

Energy reduction, quality and productivity improvement in coke making
K.N. Pandey and S. Halder
Tata Consulting Engineers Ltd, INDIA

Energy conservation in mineral processing plants
V.K. Gupta, Shivani Sharma, Ravindra Kumar and Avinash Pandey
Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad, INDIA

Panel Discussion & Valedictory Session

11.15-13.00

VALEDICTORY SESSION
December 16, 2011 (11.15-13.00)
Venue:  RDCIS Main Auditorium, Ispat Bhawan

Welcome Address
 

Shri S. Varadarajan,
Executive Director, RDCIS

Brief of EESI-2011
 

Dr. B. K. Jha,
General Manager (Product) & Chairman, Technical Committee

Panel Discussion

Eminent Panellists

Valedictory Address

Shri G. K. Pillai,
Chairman cum Managing Director, Heavy Engineering Corporation, Ranchi

Vote of Thanks

Shri A. Das,
General Manager (Coal & Energy), RDCIS & Co-chairman, Organizing Committee