Jamshedpur : Tata Steel team won the
world champion title at the recently concluded 8th Virtual Steel Making Challenge 2013, 14.
The grand finale took place in February 2014 at Brussels. Participants were given the task which consisted of refining an order of high strength steel billets using Secondary Steelmaking Simulation.
They had two and a half hours to produce the steel at the minimum cost while maintaining the levels of impurities and inclusions within specifications. At the end of the highly charged and intense contest, the Regional Champions Kausik Tamuli and Animesh Kumar Singh from Tata Steel India emerged victorious in the ‘Industry’ category and were declared World Champions.
Congratulating the world champions, TV Narendran, managing director, Tata Steel said, “My heartiest congratulations to the Tata Steel India team. It is a proud moment not just for
everybody at Tata Steel but also for the enterprising and innovative spirit of the nation. This championship is a testament to the budding talent of the country and that if nurtured and
supported well it can win laurels. We are also now custodians of ingenuity and talent which will introduce new methodologies and new thoughts that have all the makings of revolutionizing
Karl Kohler, managing director, Tata Steel, Europe, who was present at the grand finale stated, “We at Tata Steel have always believed in nurturing the innovative spirit to enable
the industry to move forward. The World Championship only motivates us to continue and increase our efforts in this endeavor. My congratulations to the Tata Steel India team
for achieving this glory and setting the benchmark high for innovativeness within the Company