Steeling the Future

Report - 6 June, 2017
This report highlights the role that Australia’s metallurgical coal exports have played in the increasing global use of blast furnace/basic oxygen furnace-based steel production, the most greenhouse gas emission intensive process to produce steel. It challenges the coal industry’s position that metallurgical coal is essential for steel production, and argues that Australia’s continued expansion of metallurgical coal exports is hindering the global uptake of cleaner steelmaking alternatives.

280517-GPAP-Steeling the Future Report-LR