A consortium consisting of Danieli Corus BV, Danieli Corus India Pvt. Ltd. and Tata Projects Ltd. signed a contract with NMDC Ltd. for the turnkey supply of the largest blast furnace in India. The furnace will have a 4,506 m³ inner volume and will be built at NMDC’s new 3 Mtpa integrated steel plant at Nagarnar in Chhattisgarh. The Blast Furnace will be equipped with a high density, high conductivity plate–cooled lining. All ancillary installations will be built in full accordance with Danieli Corus design philosophies and will be based on proprietary technology.