Arrium Steel includes both the Steel and Recycling businesses. The Steel business is Australia’s only manufacturer of steel long products with steel-making capacity of approximately 2.5 million tonnes per annum. It is also Australia’s leading steel distributor and reinforcing steel supplier. The Recycling business has operations focused on the southern and east coasts of Australia, as well as non-ferrous operations in Asia.
The Steel business operates as an integrated value chain that utilises its marketing, distribution, supply chain and processing expertise to deliver fast, flexible and reliable products and services to all Australian customers. Value is created by having leading market positions in most segments, as well as the most extensive footprint of facilities, allowing available product and service to all regions of Australia.
There are three leading distribution channel businesses; OneSteel Metalcentre, OneSteel Reinforcing and ARC - the Australian Reinforcing Company. In addition to this, there are two key manufacturing businesses that feed into the distribution channel and sell to customers in Australia’s construction, rural, mining, rail and manufacturing industries; OneSteel Whyalla Steelworks and OneSteel Rod Bar Wire.
The steel making capacity of the Steel business is approximately 2.5 million tonnes per annum. This steel production is rolled into a wide range of finished long products including reinforcing bar and rod, structural, merchant bar, rail and wire products.
The Recycling business supplies steelmaking raw materials to domestic and international steel mills, as well as non ferrous metals for recycling. The business operates in nine countries through a combination of physical operations in the form of collection sites and trading offices that supply raw materials to foundries, smelters and steel mills in Australia and globally.
In Australia, the Recycling business is principally an east coast and South Australian focused business operating from 24 locations, including four ferrous shredder production facilities.
Recyclable material is sourced from the rural, mining, demolition and manufacturing industries and the general public. The Recycling business also sells raw materials to the Steel segment.