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Green steel on horizon as big miners team up

IRON ore miners BHP and Rio Tinto have teamed with steelmaker Bluescope to develop an iron-making electric smelting furnace pilot plant that may turn the steel industry green.

 Announcing the partnership in Wollongong

Announcing the partnership in Wollongong

As part of the agreement the parties will leverage BHP's and Rio Tinto's knowledge of Pilbara iron ores with Bluescope's operating experience in electric smelting furnace technology. The pilot plant...

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