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Orica Kooragang Island announces particle emissions improvement project

15 Dec 2020

Orica is set to reduce particle emissions from its Kooragang Island facility by up to 99 per cent, with the installation of new pollution control tech ...

Ammonium Nitrate at Kooragang Island

7 Aug 2020

Ammonium Nitrate (AN) is one of the world’s most widely used fertilisers, and the main component in many types of explosives used within the mining in ...

Kooragang Island safety and risk management

5 Aug 2020

Orica's operations at Kooragang Island are highly regulated by authorities and Orica's own rigorous approach to safety and risk management.

50th anniversary commemorative booklet now available

13 Jun 2019

50th anniversary commemorative booklet

Orica Kooragang Island celebrates 50 years

21 Feb 2019

The Orica Kooragang Island site is turning 50 and will celebrate the occasion with a family open day for past and present employees on Saturday 23 Feb ...

Ammonia plant start-up

21 Apr 2017

Maintenance works at Orica’s ammonia plant are complete and the start-up process is now underway.

Major maintenance project for Orica's ammonia plant

15 Feb 2017

On Monday 20 February Orica’s ammonia plant at Kooragang Island will be temporarily shut down to undergo planned maintenance.

Students star in new Museum Express film

2 Jun 2016

Museum Express, sponsored by Orica, has launched a new video starring students from the Hunter School of Performing Arts.

Media Statement - Lower Hunter Particle Characterisation Study

27 Apr 2016

Orica acknowledges that its Kooragang Island facility has been identified as a contributor to fine particulate matter, in the form of primary ammonium ...

Testing to begin on new flaring systems

9 Sep 2015

Commissioning activities will begin tomorrow on two new ammonia flaring systems, which have been installed at Orica’s Kooragang Island site.



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