Orora welcomes federal government grant to progress Australian first oxygen fuelled furnace project
Orora is pleased to announce our successful grant application to support the planned construction of an oxygen fuelled furnace at the Orora Glass manufacturing plant in Gawler, South Australia.
The $12.5 million grant was awarded from the Federal government under the under the Modern Manufacturing Initiative – Manufacturing Translation Stream, Recycling and Clean Energy program, to accelerate development and commercialisation of low emissions technologies.
Orora Beverage Group General Manager, Simon Bromell, said: “Orora is very appreciative of the government’s support for this significant project. Our plan to introduce oxygen fuelled furnace technology to our site in Gawler, which would be a first for Australia, supports Orora’s ongoing commitment to reducing greenhouse gas emissions. This grant is an important step in achieving that plan, which we intend to progress through to 2024.”
More information about this announcement is available at Orora Beverage