Securing our energy future
Alcoa is securing its future by contributing more than $100 million into sourcing natural gas supplies to run its Western Australia operations.
In June this year, Alcoa celebrated the first flow of gas from the Red Gully gas plant through the Dampier to Bunbury pipeline to Alcoa’s three refineries.
The $25 million commitment to gas from the Red Gully Gas Plant, operated by Empire Oil and Gas, will see at least three per cent of the company’s daily gas requirement supplied with the potential for this number to increase as exploration continues. Although this is only a small percentage of business requirements it demonstrates how Alcoa can use its status as a large domestic gas customer to support Western Australia’s energy infrastructure. Read more....
Thanks a million - make that three
The Alcoa of Australia employee charity PEACH (Personnel Employed at Alcoa Charity Help) recently celebrated reaching a significant fundraising milestone - $3 million. All of these funds have been donated by employees via payroll deductions.
The funds have been distributed among more than 200 Western Australian charity and community organisations that operate in the communities in which Alcoa employees live and work. These organisations provide services in the areas of welfare, health, family, safety and social improvement and range from large public hospitals and research institutions, to small support groups. Read more.....