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Media Release 12 August 2021

Bis secures multi-year contract renewal for Whyalla steelworks

A long-standing commercial relationship between GFG Alliance’s integrated mining and steelworks at Whyalla and Bis is set to continue with the signing of a new multi-year materials handling and export facilities services contract. 

The materials handling service involves the movement and processing within the steelworks of bulk materials, iron and steel slag, scrap and semi-finished products. 

The export facilities service includes train unloading and ship loading at the harbour and management and maintenance of the export facilities. 

The contract will help drive continuous improvement resulting in significant efficiencies while providing greater opportunities to optimise each company’s assets and workforce across multiple work-fronts. 

Bis has been operating various service contracts at Whyalla site for the last 60 years.

This contract will extend Bis’ long history of providing essential core services at the integrated mining and steelwork operations by contributing to continuous improvement, safety, operational efficiencies and local engagement.