Corporate entry Long Products Division
BHP Steel International
- Metallurgy, Mineralogy or mining and Rail Industry
- Whyalla, South Australia
In 1982 BHP Steel International Long Products Division established the Whyalla Rail Plant in South Australia. The Long Products Division is one of the few companies in the world producing rails by the Universal Method, which uses two horizontal driven rolls and two vertical idling rolls, so that the rail is rolled on four sides simultaneously.
- Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering, Technology in Australia 1788-1988, Online edn, Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, Melbourne, 3 May 2000, http://www.austehc.unimelb.edu.au/tia/index_l.html. Details
Created: 25 May 2000, Last modified: 16 March 2006
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