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Whyalla Transformation Plan on Track

whyalla_generic.JPGWhyalla Liberty Primary Steel Teams are making headway and continue to progress in bringing its exciting Whyalla Transformation Program to life.

Liberty Primary Steel representatives are currently in Italy working on early design elements for the new Whyalla Rail and Heavy Structural Mill. 

Work has begun on the ground in Whyalla, providing geotechnical data for the design engineering stage.

The $600 million transformation of the Whyalla Steelworks was announced in December by Executive Chairman, Sanjeev Gupta.

The transformation aims increase production to 1.8 million tonnes of high quality, high‐end steel per year.

The design work will continue throughout this year, culminating in construction.

Chinese company CISDI Engineering Co are working on the new Pulverised Coal Injection plant.

Liberty Primary Steel Executive Managing Director, Theuns Victor says it was great to be able to demonstrate continued progress on the transformation, which is vital to Whyalla’s future.