Tata Steel

  • Tata Steel sees pickup in European steel demand August 14, 2014

    Mumbai: Tata Steel Ltd looked to reviving European demand and infrastructure investment by the Indian government to boost sales in coming quarters after posting higher sales but a drop in net profit for April-June on Wednesday. Net sales rose 11 percent to 361.43 billion rupees in the quarter to end-June, helped...
  • TATA Steel official killed after slipping into red hot molten iron bucket August 8, 2014

    An employee of Tata Steel was killed when he fell down to a red hot molten iron bucket in the factory in Jamshedpur on Friday. The incident took place when the victim was on night shift duty in LD-2 department in the wee hours, Senior Superintendent of Police Amol V Homkar...
  • Tata Steel to cut 400 jobs in UK's South Wales July 1, 2014

    Mumbai: Tata Steel TISC.NS said on Tuesday it will cut about 400 jobs at its Port Talbot plant in South Wales, around 10 percent of the workforce, as it looks to reduce costs in order to compete more strongly in the EU's manufacturing industry. Dealing a blow to the UK government's...
  • Tata Steel observes World Environment day June 5, 2014

    Tata Steel on Thursday organized various activities supporting to mark the World Environment Day. The company has organized a string of activities across its divisions to spread awareness about environment protection, sustenance and eco-conscious growth, according to Tata Steel press release. The celebration of World Environment Day spanned across its divisions...
  • Fed up of wife's medical treatment, elderly man kills her, then commits suicide June 3, 2014

    A 72-year-old man allegedly committed suicide after giving poison to his ailing wife in Bagunhatu locality in Jamshedpur, police said on Tuesday. Lakhinder Mukhi, a retired Tata Steel employee, hanged himself after making his wife, Sabitri, who was seriously ill for several months, consume Phenyle last evening, police said. Police recovered...
  • Tata Steel bags best Indian steel company award May 29, 2014

    Tata Steel has bagged the award for the best Indian steel company by US-based research firm Dun ~~amp;amp; Bradstreet (D~~amp;amp;B). The award was given by D~~amp;amp;B post inclusion of Tata Steel in their publication 'India's Top 500 Companies 2014' and on the basis of excelling on various business and social parameters,...
  • Leopard cub dies of suffocation in Tata Steel Zoological Society May 23, 2014

    In a tragic incident, a male leopard cub, Bobby, died on Friday due to suffocation in Tata Steel Zoological Society in Jamshedpur on Friday, a Zoo official said. Bobby breathed his last around 4 PM because of sudden choking of throat due to a piece of meat, said Rajnish Kumar, a member...
  • Tata Steel donates Rs 10 lakh to Subarnarekha Burning Ghat May 22, 2014

    Tata Steel on Thursday donated a sum of Rs 10 lakh to Subarnarekha Burning Ghat, a non-profit organization providing funeral facility for the residents of the steel city. Aimed at upgradation of the existing anti-pollution units, the private steel major already donated Rs 49 lakh towards installation of third Electric Furnace...
  • First batch of Tata Steel-run ITI secures placements April 21, 2014

    The first batch of 14 students, post successful completion of one-year course on mason training at the Tata Steel-run ITI, Tamar, near Ranchi, has secured placements in various companies from across Jharkhand including Ranchi. According to a company release, the placement package ranges from Rs 6,000 to Rs 7,800 per month. The...
  • Tata Steel produces record hot metal, crude steel in FY14 April 1, 2014

    Tata Steel in 2013-14 has achieved a record production of Hot Metal and Crude Steel as well as saleable steel, a senior official of the company said on Tuesday. The Hot Metal and Crude Steel production of 9.90 million tonnes (MT), up 11.74 per cent year-on-year and 9.15 MT, up 12.55...
  • Ex-Tata Steel VP Niroop Kumar Mahanty joins Jharkhand Mukti Morcha March 15, 2014

    A former vice-president of Tata Steel on Saturday joined the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM). Niroop Kumar Mahanty, who had retired as vice-president (Human Resources) of Tata Steel, was introduced to the media by JMM chief Shibu Soren and his Chief Minister son Hemant Soren in Ranchi while welcoming him to the...
  • Tata Steel officer shot at by unidentified assailants, critical March 11, 2014

    An officer of Tata Steel was shot at and critically injured by unknown gunmen near former Chief Minister Arjun Munda's house at Ghorabandha in Jamshedpur, the police said on Tuesday. The officer Ratnesh Raj is a manager of Equipment Maintenance Services of Tata Steel. Following the incident late on Monday night,...
  • Tata Steel honours archer Deepika Kumari as best sportsperson of the year March 3, 2014

    Ace women archer Deepika Kumari has been adjudged the 'Best sportsperson of the year' by Tata Steel on occasion of the 175th birth anniversary of company founder JN Tata on Monday. The country's top ranked archer was selected on the basis of her outstanding performance at the international arena. The 19-year-old Deepika,...
  • Tata Volunteering Week launched in Jamshedpur to mark 175th birthday of Jamsetji Tata March 3, 2014

    Tata Sustainability Group launched a community welfare programme involving its employees to mark the 175th birth anniversary of the conglomerate's founder Jamsetji Tata in the steel city in Jamshedpur on Monday. Tata Volunteering Week is the first initiative under the Tata Engage programme. Tata Engage is a volunteering programme that aims...
  • Sensex rises 66 points to end at 20,376.56 February 7, 2014

    Mumbai: The Sensex on Friday rose for the fourth straight day and ended 66 points up at one-week high levels led by gains in Tata Steel, Sun Pharma and Sesa Sterlite, amid volatility ahead of advance growth estimates for 2013/14. The index, which had gained 101 points in the previous three...
  • CCEA likely to modify decision on coal blocks on Tuesday February 3, 2014

    New Delhi: The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) in its meeting on Tuesday is likely to modify the earlier decision to give a go ahead to state governments for granting mining leases for coal blocks to companies if there is no CBI enquiry against them. "The CCEA is scheduled to...
  • Inter-Ministerial Group to decide fate of 61 coal blocks next week January 28, 2014

    The Inter-Ministerial Group on coal blocks will meet next week to decide the fate of 61 mines alloted to companies such as Tata Steel, Hindalco and JSPL which were issued notices for not developing them. "The 24th meeting of the IMG under the Chairmanship of Additional Secretary (Coal) will be held...
  • 4 business turnarounds in the making January 17, 2014

    1. Mining Moguls The unexpected winding up of the Shah Commission, which was investigating illegal mining, may have raised environmentalists' eyebrows, but the Indian mining sector is looking forward to a better year. Mining had stalled for about two years, hurting mining and steel companies like Sesa Goa and JSW Steel....
  • Tata Steel bags 2-year French rail contract January 8, 2014

    Indian giant Tata Steel won a two-year contract to supply over 2,00,000 tonnes of highly wear-resistant rail tracks to a French rail operator. Tata Steel's Europe unit will supply the majority of SNCF's rail requirements from its plant at Hayange in northern France. "We made a significant investment in Hayange to...
  • Tata Open golf to begin from Dec 19 December 17, 2013

    Top professional golfers of the country will vie for top honours in the 12th Tata Open to be teed off at Beldih and Golmuri golf courses in Jamshedpur from December 19. A total of 118 professionals, including top 10 golfers in the Rolex ranking and six amateurs, will be seen in action during the five-day meet,...
  • Probe team grills TISCO fuel plant consultant in gas holder explosion case December 12, 2013

    A consultant of Fuel Management Plant of Tata Steel was on Wednesday grilled by the investigating team looking into the company's LD gas holder explosion, which claimed the life of one employee and injured ten others about a month ago. "We have questioned the consultant (Fuel Management plant) of Tata Steel,...
  • Tata Steel Amateur: Udayan Mane extends lead to four shots December 5, 2013

    Udayan Mane of Bangalore extended his lead to four shots after another brilliant round of 4-under 67 in the third and penultimate round of the Tata Steel Jharkhand Amateur being played at the Par-71 Golmuri Golf Club in Jamshedpur on Thursday. The stocky golfer was 18-under 195 for the tournament. Local...
  • Preliminary report into Tata Steel factory explosion submitted November 19, 2013

    A primary report on the explosion in the LD gas holder of the Tata Steel factory in Jamshedpur, which left eleven workers including company employees injured, has been submitted, a top official in the office of the Inspector of Factory said on Tuesday. We have already submitted a primary report based...
  • Industry bodies urge govt to provide land for airport November 18, 2013

    Two local industry bodies have requested the Jharkhand Government to provide land to Tata Steel for building an airport in Jamshedpur. In a joint meeting in Jamshedpur on Sunday, the Singhbhum Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Adityapur Small Industries Association expressed anguish over the delay in providing the land...
  • Tata Steel factory explosion injures 11 workers November 14, 2013

    Eleven Tata Steel employees and contract workers were injured on Thursday following an explosion inside its factory in Jamshedpur. "Eleven persons were injured after explosion in the LD gas holder at our facility. Two of the injured are serious," a Tata Steel spokesperson said. The spokesperson said the area of the...
  • Six injured in explosion inside Tata Steel factory November 14, 2013

    Around half a dozen Tata Steel employees and contract workers were injured following an explosion in the LD gas holder inside its factory in Jamshedpur on Thursday. Following the impact of the explosion, fire broke out in the adjoining gas pipeline. Six fire tenders were rushed to douse the flames, inspector...
  • Tata Steel says could cut around 500 UK jobs October 29, 2013

    Tata Steel, Europe's second-largest steel producer, said on Tuesday it could cut around 500 jobs under plans to restructure the part of its British business that supplies the construction and engineering industries. Changes to its long products business - which makes tubes, rails and rods, used in many industrial sectors -...
  • Radia tapes: SC asks CBI to probe eight of the 17 issues raised by it October 19, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has asked the CBI to probe eight of the 17 issues it had raised in its report to the court. The apex court directed the investigative agency to probe after perusing the phone transcripts of corporate lobbyist Niira Radia. Favours allegedly shown to top corporate...
  • 11 Tata Steel employees were conferred PM's Shram Awards 2012 August 16, 2013

    Eleven employees of Tata Steel were conferred prestigious Prime Minister's Shram Awards for the year 2012 while Subrata Kumar of the company was given Shram Ratna , which was the highest among the Shram awards. Kumar received a cash award of Rs. Two lakhs and a 'sanad'  for his outstanding contribution....
  • Sensex gains 138 points; Tata Motors soars 10 per cent August 14, 2013

    Mumbai: Equity benchmarks gained more than 0.7 per cent on Wednesday, maintaining upward journey for the fourth consecutive session, supported majorly by oil & gas and metals stocks. The BSE Sensex rose 137.75 points to close at 19367.59 and the NSE Nifty advanced 43 points to finish at 5742.30 after...