Karachi - Another blat furnace of Pakistan Steel Mills has been revived for production after a critical major repair by using in-house expertise and resources.

The furnace had stopped functioning in August 2013 after a serious metal breakout from its shell/notch area. According to the spokesman, it is a remarkable achievement of Pakistan Steel engineers and workforce who worked day and night to reclaim the old and faulty furnace through their dedication, skill and commitment. It was a great challenge for the management to put the Blast Furnace No.2 back to production in minimum time span so that the promised milestone could be achieved realizing that without the operation of blast furnace No.2, there was no possibility of meeting the given targets.  The management of PSM is committed with the government support to boost the productivity of the mill to a level of 77 per cent in the first quarter of 2015, so that the corporation can be able to bear, at its own, all operational expenses & salaries of its 16000 employees.