News & Media

BlueScope local news from the Illawarra

| 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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| Community General Environment

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 General Environment

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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| Community General Environment

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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