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The Australian steel industry includes all iron and steel manufacturing, fabrication and casting activities. It is made up of small, medium, large and very large enterprises that together have an annual turnover of $29 billion. The steel industry contributes $11 billion to Australia’s GDP (Australian Bureau of Statistics 8155, Australian Industry, 2015–2016).
Jobs in steel:
The multiplier for Australian steel products:
The Australian structural fabrication industry is characterised by a very large number of fabricators with a total output capacity of approximately 1.6 million tonnes per annum, including some product used in repetition manufacturing, including lintels, truck body and trailer fabrication.
The integrated Australian steel chain typically holds more than two million tonnes of inventory, made available through distributors located at over 300 sites across the country.
Australia has one of the most dynamic steel sectors in the world.
Australia is recognised as a world leader in the use of high-tensile materials and coating technology.
Approximately 5.3 million tonnes of steel are produced in Australia annually.
Download 'Capabilities of the Australian steel industry to supply major projects in Australia', version 2.1.1, compiled by Australian Steel Institute, August 2019.
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