Waterside bitumen plant at Port Kembla would cook 24/7

Ben Langford
By Ben Langford
Updated January 20 2022 - 10:18am, first published 6:00am
TAR TIME: The bitumen plant would be constructed on this piece of absolute waterfront land at Port Kembla. Picture: ROBERT PEET.

A new bitumen import plant proposed for Port Kembla will receive the tarry substance at a temperature over 140 degrees on the edge of the harbour before it is piped into trucks for distribution.


Ben Langford

Ben Langford


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