University of Newcastle extends partnership with BHP to integrate hydrogen into steelmaking in Australia

Australia’s University of Newcastle has revealed today (Feb 7) it will extend its partnership with BHP, and a further $10m, for a hydrogen research project aiming to decarbonise the steelmaking process.

For this, the expanded research programme will focus on low carbon iron and steelmaking using BHP’s iron ore and metallurgical coal, including conventional blast furnace ironmaking with the addition of hydrogen.

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