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Clarity needed on what is ‘Australian steel’

Monday 10th of April 2017 10:04:51 AM



From BlueScope’s point of view, it would seem the government’s steel plan is better than that proposed by Labor and the Greens.

BlueScope boss Paul O’Malley has never been one for the mandated minimum steel usage in government projects that is the core of the Greens-Labor bill.



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