Environmental responsibility

Environmental improvement initiatives at BlueScope

Water

Reduction in water use at Slabmaking

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Slabmaking is one of the largest water consumers within the Port Kembla Steelworks.

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Water

Reduction in water use and discharges to drain at Cokemaking

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By redistributing internal water streams Gas Processing has replaced several significant industrial water uses, saving approximately 520kL/day of industrial water.

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Water

Reduction in water consumption at Cokemaking

The Cokemaking Department has a complicated water balance. Water is used primarily for quenching coke and for cooling gas at the Gas Processing Plant. The quality of water required for gas cooling is higher than that for quenching.

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