No.6 Blast Furnace Reline at Port Kembla

We are strengthening our communities for the future

Our No.5 Blast Furnace is expected to reach the end of its life sometime between 2026-30, and the relining of the No.6 Blast Furnace is critical in ensuring the future of steelmaking in the Illawarra region.

Watch the video to review the full details of the project and listen to the question and answers from our ‘virtual’ Town Hall community session held on Thursday 7 October 2021.

For supplier information and opportunities on the project, please click the link below.

Project update

  • DPE approval received 20 September 2022.
  • Board Approval for execution announced 21 August 2023.
  • Construction planned to commence in late September 2023.

Updates for the 6BF Reline are provided to the Community Consultative Committee (CCC). Minutes of the CCC meetings are available here.

Contact us

For any enquiries or to raise an issue or complaint about the project, please contact us via email or call on 1800 640 252.