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    THE PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY, DR. HEINRICH LUEBKE, NOW ON A STATE?

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    THE PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY, DR. HEINRICH LUEBKE, NOW ON A STATE VISIT TO INDIA, INSPECTED THE ROURKELA STEEL PLANT LAST SATURDAY. THE PRESIDENT'S PARTY WAS WELCOMED BY THE CHIEF MINISTER OF THE STATE OF ORISSA, AND LATER, TAKEN AROUND THE 180 MILLION PLANT ERECTED BY A RUHR CONSORTIUM HEADED BY HERR ALFRED KRUPP.

    HERR KRUPP JOINED THE PRESIDENT AT THE WORKS, AND EXPLAINED MANY OF THE PROCESSES TAKING PLACE AT THE LARGE SIT. THEY SAW THE PLATE MILL, THE ROLLING MILL, THE PIPE PLANT, FINALLY, THE TECHNICAL INSTITUTE. ADMIRATIONS WAS EXPRESSED AT THE SPEED USED BY BOTH GERMAN AND INDIAN TECHNICIANS TO GET THE PLANT INTO OPERATION.

    OF INDIA'S THREE STATE-OWNED MILLS, ROURKELA IS THE ONE WHICH HAS HAD THE MOST TEETHING TROUBLE. AFTER A BAD START, ITS OUTPUT NOW INCLUDES ABOUT A MILLION TONS OF PLATE, AND TALKS HAVE BEEN STARTED ON A SPEEDING-UP PROGRAMME TO DOUBLE THE MILL'S CAPACITY. WEST GERMANY IS READY TO SUPPLY SPECIAL STEEL-HARDENING EQUIPMENT VITAL FOR WEAPON MANUFACTURE, EITHER ON VERY EASY TERMS OR AS A GIFT.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA3N37EKOBJO9ULHM67WUUB8N85
    Media URN:
    VLVA3N37EKOBJO9ULHM67WUUB8N85
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/12/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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