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Erstwhile Bharat Refractories Limited, carved out in 1978 from the then Bokaro Steel Limited under Hindustan Steel Limited as a public enterprise under the Steel Ministry, was merged with SAIL on April 1, 2007 to become SAIL Refractory Unit (SRU). With its rich experience of decades, SRU is today one of the largest manufacturers of refractories in India. The unit, with an annual turnover exceeding `350 crores, serves SAIL through its extensive manufacturing and marketing network, which employs around 1,100 people. Headquartered at Bokaro in the state of Jharkhand, SRU comprises several units equipped with a wide range of manufacturing facilities:

SRU, Bhandaridah

It is situated on the bank of the Damodar, 40 kms from Bokaro. With an installed capacity of 26,000 tonnes, SRU Bhandaridah is a pioneer in manufacturing tap hole mass, trough ramming mass and ultra low cement castables for application in blast furnaces.

SRU, Ranchi Road

It is situated in Ramgarh, 50 kms from Ranchi and 90 kms from Bokaro. The installed capacity of the unit is 7,500 tonnes. Equipped with 2,500-tonne high duty presses, the unit produces superior quality magnesia carbon bricks.

SRU, Bhilai

It is situated in the state of Chhattisgarh near SAIL’s Bhilai Steel Plant. The unit is engaged in producing the entire range of basic and silica refractories. It also carries out calcination of lime in its high capacity rotary kiln, which is further used by Bhilai Steel Plant for iron & steel production.


It also situated in Ramgarh, is an ISO:9002-certified unit with an installed capacity of 42,000 tonnes. The unit’s products include a full line of alumino-silicate refractories and various other special products.