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message from alan cransberg, managing director, alcoa of australia

Energy security and domestic gas supply in WA are critical issues which impact us all – businesses and households.
Our other critical issue is of course the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (CPRS). It is now absolutely essential, for industries like ours, that the Government gets the balance right within the CPRS so that we can all respond to the challenge of climate change without sacrificing jobs.  We hope the Government and Opposition can work cooperatively to achieve this when the CPRS legislation is reintroduced into parliament.  Read more. 

Earlier this month, at Australind Primary School in the South-West of WA, we launched a fantastic partnership with Bluearth which is helping instil lifelong healthy habits in school kids. It’s a really important initiative to assist the fight against childhood obesity and to keep our communities healthy.  Read more.

And on October 1st, our annual ‘Month of Service’ kicks off.  Volunteering and community engagement are important aspects of how we do business, and integral to how we live Alcoa values outside of the workplace. Each year, in Alcoa communities right around the world, we spend October encouraging and celebrating our dedicated volunteers. It’s fantastic getting involved - last year I helped paint a local fire station, and this year I’m again looking forward to making a real and lasting impact with hundreds of other Aussie Alcoans. Read more.

part of our everyday lives

jag utilises aluminium
Aluminium is a key component of Jaguar’s new flagship XJ – thanks to our metal’s greater fuel efficiency capabilities. Meantime the aluminium can becomes the most recycled beverage con-
tainer in the world.
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our business

energy security & future mining plans
We celebrate the 25th anni-
versary of the Dampier to Bunbury Gas Pipeline, dis-
cuss the need to ensure a secure domes-
tic gas supply in WA, while our bauxite mining operat-
ions continue to work respons-
ibly with comm-
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part of the solution

sustainability a top priority
Our world class Research and Development team continues to drive Alcoa’s sustainable future. And we receive Gold Status for our recertification with Sustain-
ability Victoria’s WasteWise program.
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partnering stronger communities

improving community outcomes
Kids in Peel and the South-West are getting fit for life through our partnership with Bluearth, and we get behind national equal opportunity research.
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our people

alcoa volunteers celebrated
Alcoans around Australia are gearing up for our annual ‘Worldwide Month of Service’ in October.  We’ll be helping some 400 community and not-for-profit organisations around the country.
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