News & Media

BlueScope local news from the Illawarra

| Community General Environment

Quench Stacks and Steam Plumes

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WIN News Illawarra recently visited the Port Kembla Steelworks to film a story on the Cokemaking Quench Stacks.

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| Community Environment

BlueScope and Sydney Water

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BlueScope and Sydney Water have recently renewed an already significant agreement to use recycled water at the Port Kembla Steelworks.

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| Community General Environment

Oxygen

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BlueScope helps to produce oxygen that is subsequently used in hospitals throughout New South Wales.

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| General Environment

Sinter Plant Waste Gas Cleaning Plant - Bypass Update

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BlueScope has taken a number of actions in response to licence exceedances at the Sinter Machine, 2nd May 2020. Click the link below for more detail.

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| Community General Environment

Audible Noise - Slag Pit

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There were no injuries, no impact to operations and only minor plant damage.

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| Community General Environment

Sinter Plant Bypass Feb-May 2020 

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BlueScope will temporarily bypass the Waste Gas Cleaning Plant which serves the Sinter Plant at our Port Kembla Steelworks, to ensure the safe operation of the plant.  This is a proactive response to perform maintenance activities on the equipment.

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| Community General Environment

Temporary Coke Stockpile - No 1 Works

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BlueScope will be temporarily stockpiling a small quantity of coke at our No. 1 Works area.

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| Community General Environment

Two Projects Making a Difference to Landfill

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A new use for brickwork and a new system for recycling organic waste.

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| General Environment

New Lights Make all the Difference

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New LED Lighting installed recently within Ore preparation, as well as on all three cast house floors at our Number 5 Blast Furnace not only save energy, but improve the lighting!

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| General Environment

Reusing Refractory Material a Win for the Environment

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Our Number 6 pit area in our Steel Treatment Department was previously backfilled and compacted with road base material which was purchased externally.

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