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Twiggy Forrest talks up “green steel” plant

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Friday January 22, 2021

Fortescue Metals founder Andrew “Twiggy” Forrest has revealed a plan to start building an environmentally-friendly steel pilot plant in Australia, doing away with coal.

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Forrest said the company would begin building an environmentally-friendly pilot plant this year that could see workers mine iron ore and produce steel domestically.

The news was contained in Forrest’s upcoming ABC Boyer Lecture, which will be broadcast on TV on Saturday.

Forrest said Fortescue produced two million tonnes of greenhouse gas each year and customers wanted to phase…



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