Photograph 9759554
Migrants from 33 countries are playing a vital part in the dramatic expansion of Australia's steel industry. At Port Kembla Steel Works, 56 miles south of Sydney, NSW, more than 5 700 of the total work force of nearly 13 000 are post war migrants from Britain and Europe - about forty five per cent. Annual ingot steel production at the works has soared from under 500 000 tons in 1949 to 2 200 000 tons today. The blast furnace at No 1 plant, Port Kembla Steelworks

Image details

Year: 
RecordSearch reference: 
A12111, 1/1960/16/234
Add to favourites (login required)
Share on social media: 
Share

Contributions

People:
No people have been tagged yet. Be the first by using the 'Tag people' button.
Keywords: