Whyalla blast furnace back on track

OneSteel’s Whyalla blast furnace has now ramped up to normal operating levels following repairs.

The furnace needed repairs and re-design work to address accelerated wear around it bosh and lower stack components.

The work is estimated to have cost approximately $65 million.

OneSteel expects that this recent work will extend the design life of the blast furnace beyond 2020.

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