JSW Steel is planning to expand the steel plant (10.0 MTPA to 16.0 MTPA) along with Captive Power Plant (600 MW) at near Tornagallu in Bellary district of Karnataka. The project will have facilities like Blast furnace (BF-3( 3 MTPA) to BF-4(3 MTPA)), BOF 2 x 175 t, Slab & bloom casters (1 slab caster to 2 slab casters), Pig casting machine 1 x3600 t/d, By Product recovery type coke ovens (4 Coke oven Batteries), Sintering plant (SP-2 to SP-3), Pelllet plant (1 of 5 MTPA), Lime Plant (4x 300 t/d to 4 x 600 t/d), Finishing Mills (7 MTPA to 10 MTPA), Hot Strip Mill (HSM-1 upgrade to HSM-2 of 5.0 Mtpa), Cold Rolling Mill (CRM-1 to CRM-2), Coal driers(100tph) (3 nos), Oxygen plant for BF (1 unit (O/S) to 2 units of 1800+900 t/d), Slag cement plant (1 unit (O/S) to 1 unit of 2.0 MTPA), Power plant & boilers (300MW+ 2 nos), Ore beneficiation (1+1 units to 1 unit of 5.0 MTPA), Township ( 2 nos) and Incinerator (250 kg/h 1 no). The project is estimated to cost Rs.1,50,000 Crores to Rs. 1,51,300 million. As of October 2009, the project has obtained statutory clearances
As of Feburary 2018, the project was put on hold and the company has remodified some of the units without increasing the capacity. The project is under implementation.
Company Profile : JSW Steel Ltd