News & Media

BlueScope local news from the Illawarra

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Iron Chieftain Update

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The CSL ship, Iron Chieftain caught fire on the 18 June 2018 at Port Kembla Steelworks Berth 113. The fire continued to burn for several days and NSW Fire and Rescue declared the fire as being extinguished on 24 June 2018.

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Community Event at "Lindenfels"

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Lindenfels was the name given to the old General Managers' residence located in the old Number 1 Works at Port Kembla.

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90 Years at Port Kembla

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Happy 90th Birthday Port Kembla Steelworks!

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Solar Power Purchase Agreement signed at Port Kembla

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BlueScope has announced a landmark 7-year Power Purchase Agreement (PPA), for energy generated from ESCO Pacific’s Finley Solar Farm.

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Science meets Art - Magnified

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our BlueScope research scientists showcase some of their work to raise funds and awareness for motor neurone disease.

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Sam turning the Steelworks Pink

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Sam Thompson started off wearing a pink shirt to work for a week a few years ago.

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No 22 wins a BlueScope Environment Award

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This Award from across the entire BlueScope group of campanies, recognises a project that has the same effect as powering 10,000 homes with renewable energy.

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Waste Gas Cleaning Plant – Temporary Bypass

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BlueScope made the decision today to temporarily bypass the Waste Gas Cleaning Plant, (WGCP) which serves the Sinter Plant at our Port Kembla Steelworks, to ensure the safe operation of the plant.

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The Hoskins family Returns for a Visit

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Charles Hoskins had the vision to grow the steel industry in Australia and relocate his Lithgow Works to Port Kembla in the 1920s. In 2018, many of his descendants came to visit their family's legacy.

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Flagstaff "Life Choices Hub" opens at Port Kembla

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The relationship between BlueScope (BHP for much of that time) and the Flagstaff Group goes back 50 plus years.

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