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message from alan cransberg, managing director, alcoa of australia

This month we submitted our response to the Government’s Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Green Paper.  Click here to read the summary.
Next month is an important time on the Alcoa calendar with our annual Month of Service that celebrates the volunteering activities of our employees around the globe.  Our people are also reducing their personal greenhouse footprint with our fantastic Make an Impact program which is destined for a community roll out soon - we'll keep you informed.

part of our everyday lives

  the handy screw cap – and it all starts with dirt

It’s not hard to see why the aluminium wine screw cap is growing in pop-
ularity. And since alumin-
ium all starts with dirt, we thought you'd be interested in the 30th birth-
day of our Huntly bauxite mine.
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our business

  going beyond environmental licence conditions

A $100 million upgrade at Portland Aluminium will reduce our environmental impact – while in WA we’ve renewed our commitment to environmental improvement with the release of our latest Environmental Improvement Plans.
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part of the solution

  water management a top priority

Alcoa and WA's Murdoch University have teamed up to tackle water management head on, while in Victoria we are working with Barwon Water on sustainable water solutions.
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partnering stronger communities

  safe and healthy children and families

Our comm-
itment to our communities continues, with investments in medical services in the Peel region in WA and the south-west region of Victoria.
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our people

  our people are our success

Alcoa’s partnership with the Garvan Institute is helping employees take control of their personal health - while right across the country our people are making an impact on their greenhouse footprint.
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For more about Alcoa and the climate change challenge, visit

If you would like to learn more about Alcoa’s operations and contribution to the Australian community, visit