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Maintaining Motivation and Resilience

BlueScope is commited to supporting and promoting Diversity and, in a first, has partnered with the Australian Institute of Sport. 

BlueScope’s success is built on People. “We believe we will be even more successful as our workplace respects and encourages diversity of opinion, background, education, cultural experience and attitudes. Embracing the power of difference that everyone brings is key in helping us innovate and create value in a challenging and dynamic business environment.”

The journey to Diversity remains challenging with women making up just 16.6% of BlueScope’s global workforce. Maintaining focus on this in a volatile business environment with competing priorities creates challenges. To this end, BlueScope has partnered their leaders with olympic athletes from the AIS.

Join us to share insights, learnings and strategies from this unique programme and hear how you can challenge yourself to be motivated and stay resilient in your own career!

A site tour of the Port Kembla Steelworks will also be offered (limited places). It will include :

  • View of the Raw Materials Berth and yards, where the iron ore and feed comes in
  • Process plants – Basic Oxygen Steelmaking, Continuous Slab Caster and Hot Strip Mill

Places are limited so book early to avoid to avoid disappointment.

Event:   Maintaing Motivation and Resilience

Date:     Thursday 31st March, 2016

Time:     10:00 – 11:45 am  Site tour of Port Kembla Steelworks plant (limited places)

              11:45 – 12:15 pm Lunch  

              12:30pm Formal welcome & introductions

              12:30 – 3:00 pm Main Event

Host:     BlueScope Steel, Innovation Labs, Achievement Room, Old Port Road, Port Kembla NSW 2505

RSVP  26th March, 2016  Bookings: 

COST:    Free       Gold/Silver members
$  35.00 Bronze/Individual members
$   55.00 Non members


Penny Bingham-Hall – Non Executive Director

Prue Watt – Paralympian Medallist (Swimmer)

Madeleine HoganParalympian Medallist (Javelin thrower)

Site Tour Safety Requirements

In order to participate in the tour, long sleeves, trousers and closed flat shoes or boots (no heels) must be worn. High visibility vest, hard hat, safety gloves and glasses will additionally be provided by Bluescope.

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BlueScope is a global leader in premium branded coated and painted steel products. With more than 100 facilities in 17 countries they employ over 16,000 people, making them the third largest manufacturer of painted and coated steel products globally.

Their Australian business manufactures a wide range of steel products all 100% Australian made at their Port Kembla, NSW facility. BlueScope employs around 3,500 people at the Steelworks, and more than 10,000 extra jobs in the Illawarra are directly dependent on the Steelworks, through contractors, suppliers and other service providers.

BlueScope accounts for more than $2 billion in sales of locally produced steel each year.  The Port Kembla Steelworks has a production capacity of 2.6 million tonnes of steel per annum and covers 760 hectares.

BlueScope in the Illawarra is the home of COLORBOND® steel, which is used to roof thousands of homes across Australia.

BlueScope prides itself in promoting diversity and leadership, and as a corporate sponsor of NAWO they are delighted to host this professional development event.

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