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Current Projects

Air Quality Improvement

A project to reduce PM2.5 ammonium nitrate emissions from the site's prill tower is currently underway.

Greenhouse Gas Emissions Abatement

We are installing new abatement technology in our nitric acid plants to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Nitrates Effluent Tank

A new tank is being installed in the Nitrates area to replace an existing effluent pond.

Carbon Capture and Utilisation

Mineral Carbonation International (MCi) is building a demonstration-scale carbon capture and utilisation plant at our site.

Hunter Valley Hydrogen Hub

Orica is partnering with Origin Energy to develop the Hunter Valley Hydrogen Hub at Kooragang Island, to deliver a safe, reliable, and commercial-scale hydrogen supply chain in Newcastle.

New Ammonia Tank Proposal

We have lodged preliminary plans with the NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment to build a new 30,000-tonne ammonia tank at our site.

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