What is the steel industry?

What is the steel industry?

The steel industry encompasses all aspects of the production, processing, and distribution of steel, a crucial material used in construction, manufacturing, infrastructure, and numerous other sectors.

Amazing facts about steel 

The World Steel Association (worldsteel) has created the following resources. Click on each image to go to their website to learn more.

The steel supply chain for construction

The steel supply chain refers to the network of activities and processes involved in the production, distribution, and consumption of steel products. It encompasses various stages, from the extraction of raw materials to the delivery of finished steel products to end-users. 

Our future depends on steel

Steel is the backbone of Australia's construction, infrastructure and manufacturing sectors. It's shaped the image of this great nation in the form of bridges, motorways, stadiums - where we play, where we work and where we live.

People employed
Tonnes of steel produced annually
5.7 million
Annual revenue
$29 billion