Green Steel, Eureka Prize Finalist 2013

2013 Eureka Prize for Commercialisation of Innovation finalist OneSteel

OneSteel, Australia’s largest manufacturer of steel long-products, with Professor Veena Sahajwalla, SMaRT Centre UNSW, successfully commercialised and sub-licensed a method by which used car tyres, mostly destined for landfill, can replace coal in electric arc furnace steelmaking. This innovation is creating value and driving environmental best practice in steel manufacturing, and was a finalist for a prestigious Rio Tinto Eureka Prize for Commercialisation of Innovation in 2013.