• December 21, 2016

    Portland Smelter Update

    Portland Smelter Update

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  • December 20, 2016

    Alcoa Secures First Major Export Contract to Supply Bauxite From Western Australia Mine

    Western Australia State Government approves additional Alcoa third-party bauxite exports

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  • December 08, 2016

    Alcoa: Top Employer for 15 Years Running

    For the 15th consecutive year, Alcoa of Australia has been named an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality (EOCGE) by the Federal Government’s Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA).

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  • November 21, 2016

    Alcoa proud at Pride Parade

    Employees of Alcoa took to the streets on Saturday 19 November in support of the Western Australian (WA) Pride Parade and people identifying as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI).

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  • November 01, 2016

    Alcoa Corporation Launches as an Independent Industry Leader in Bauxite, Alumina and Aluminum Products

    Includes Upstream and North American Packaging Business from Alcoa Inc. Operations span aluminum value chain Portfolio positioned to take advantage of global aluminum demand and remain competitive across market cycle Begins trading today on NYSE under ticker “AA” New York, November 1, 2016 – Alcoa Corporation (NYSE: AA) today announced...

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  • October 28, 2016

    Alcoa releases draft Concept Master Plan for Point Henry 575, the Next Generation

    Alcoa of Australia has released the draft Concept Master Plan for its Point Henry site for community and stakeholder feedback. Alcoa Site Asset Manager Warren Sharp said the 11 month community engagement program and Shared Vision developed with the community has been a key input in the development of the...

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  • September 27, 2016

    Alcoa sends students on wild US science adventure

    Overcoming physical challenges, wild bear sightings and new friendships were just some of the highlights for 16 Australian high school students who recently returned from UNESCO world heritage sites in the United States of America.

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  • August 12, 2016

    Alcoa moves to terminate power hedge

    Alcoa of Australia Limited (Alcoa) and Eastern Aluminium (Portland) Pty Ltd (EAPL) have taken steps to terminate their respective Portland Aluminium smelter electricity hedge contracts with AGL Loy Yang, under the terms of those contracts. This action does not affect Alcoa's or EAPL’s ability to operate the smelter or secure...

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  • July 26, 2016

    Alcoa grants provide more critical support to local youth

    Peel region youth are the focus of new grants totalling US$173,000 targeting health, well-being and education awarded by Alcoa Foundation this month. Health provider GP down south and school volunteer organisation EdConnect Australia are the beneficiaries of the funding which is expected to benefit more than 550 Peel youth during...

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  • June 28, 2016

    Alcoa awards sixteen science scholarships

    Sixteen young Australians, including 12 from the Peel Region, will experience the breathtaking wonders of UNESCO world heritage sites in the United States of America after being awarded Naturebridge scholarships by Alcoa Foundation.

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  • June 24, 2016

    Western Australia bauxite sets sail for China in Alcoa export trial

    Today Alcoa of Australia Limited (Alcoa) celebrated its first shipment of Western Australia (WA) bauxite as part of an export trial approved by the State Government last year. The 47,000 tonne parcel of bauxite is bound for an alumina refinery in China.

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  • June 01, 2016

    Alcoa Foundation awards three tertiary scholarships

    The Alcoa Foundation has awarded three West Australian high school students each with a US$4,000 scholarship to support their tertiary education in 2017.

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  • May 06, 2016

    Alcoa stands up for gender equity

    One hundred people stood up and committed to being ‘catalysts for change’ last week, as Michael Parker challenged them to make a positive impact on gender equity at the Women in Civil annual breakfast. The event is an initiative of the Civil Contractors Federation, which promotes gender equality and provides...

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  • May 06, 2016

    Scitech and Alcoa investing in maths education

    The Scitech-Alcoa partnership is delivering the Alcoa Maths Enrichment Program for a further three years in the Peel region, this year working with North Dandalup, Dwellingup, St Joseph’s Waroona, and Carcoola primary schools.

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  • April 06, 2016

    Point Henry Fire

    We can confirm at approximately 3.30pm this afternoon a fire was detected in the former rolling mill at Alcoa’s Point Henry site. CFA crews responded and have now reported that the fire is under control. All personnel are accounted for and there are no reported injuries. Decommissioning work is currently...

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  • March 31, 2016

    Alcoa to sell 20 per cent stake in Dampier to Bunbury Natural Gas Pipeline to DUET Group

    Alcoa of Australia (Alcoa) today announced it has agreed to sell its stake in DBP, the owner and operator of the Dampier to Bunbury Natural Gas Pipeline (DBNGP) to DUET Group (DUET). DBP is currently owned 20 per cent by Alcoa and 80 per cent by DUET (in aggregate). As...

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  • March 22, 2016

    Alcoa Launches Community Engagement For Anglesea Mine and Power Station

    Alcoa of Australia has launched a community engagement process to help shape the future of the Anglesea mine and power station site. Alcoa’s Anglesea Asset Manager Warren Sharp said community engagement continues to be a priority for Alcoa and stakeholder input would help support the development of a Revised Mine...

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  • March 10, 2016

    Top Alcoa Women Recognised

    An Alcoa employee, who started her career 22 years ago as a site clerk, has taken out top honours at the 2016 Women in Resources Awards in Perth.

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  • March 04, 2016

    Cottesloe creates sculpture adventure for 20,000 kids

    As Cottesloe beach transforms into an exciting sculptural mecca during the Sculpture by the Sea exhibition, the 12th Alcoa Schools Education Program will this year welcome its 20,000th school student to the popular event.

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  • February 11, 2016

    Alcoa pledges further US$50,000 to South West bush fire recovery

    The Alcoa Foundation today announced it will provide a US$50,000 (approximately A$70,000) disaster relief grant to the Salvation Army to further support the South West bush fire recovery. The grant builds on the A$100,000 donated by Alcoa of Australia to the Lord Mayor’s Distress Relief Fund Waroona and Districts Fire...

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  • February 04, 2016

    Apprentices get a lesson from Alcoa leader

    Alcoa’s operations in Western Australia welcomed 23 new apprentices this month, with General Manager WA Refining Operations Simon Pascoe joining them at the Pinjarra Senior High School workshop to share some of his knowledge and machining skills. General Manager WA Refining Operations Simon Pascoe gives Huntly Mine apprentice Morgan Pederson...

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  • February 04, 2016

    Alcoa celebrates one billionth milestone

    Alcoa’s workforce is celebrating an historic milestone after achieving one billion tonnes of bauxite mined, following 53 years of operation in Western Australia.

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  • February 02, 2016

    45 Alcoa houses survive Yarloop fire

    Alcoa can confirm that 45 of 80 Alcoa owned houses on residential and semi-rural properties in northern Yarloop survived the devastating fire that swept through the town on 7 January. Seven of those still standing require further assessment to determine if they are habitable, while 35 houses were totally destroyed....

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  • January 15, 2016

    Safety the priority in bushfire response

    Alcoa strongly rejects claims by the Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union (AMWU) that the company compromised the safety and wellbeing of its employees during the Waroona bushfire last week. Simon Butterworth, Chief Operating Officer, Alcoa Refining, said the company had been operating under extraordinary circumstances since last Wednesday when the fire...

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  • January 13, 2016

    Alcoa moves to end illegal industrial action

    ASP Ship Management and Alcoa took decisive action today to end protracted illegal industrial action by the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) at the Port of Portland. This involved replacing MUA seafarers on the MV Portland who had refused to sail the vessel to Singapore for delivery to its new...

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  • January 11, 2016

    Waroona bushfire

    UPDATED: 11.00am Monday 11 January 2016 Our sympathies are with all those who have suffered losses in the fire. We will do everything we can to assist employees and the local communities as they recover from this tragic event in the coming weeks and months. Alcoa owns approximately 80 houses...

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  • January 11, 2016

    Alcoa donates $100,000 to fire victims

    Alcoa of Australia Chairman and Managing Director Michael Parker today announced the company will donate $100,000 to the Lord Mayor’s Distress Relief Fund to assist victims of the bushfire burning in the South West. Since the fire began last week, Alcoa has committed to do everything it can to assist...

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  • January 08, 2016

    Alcoa Foundation grants $1,000,000 to support youth

    Young people and schools in Western Australia’s Peel Region and in Portland Victoria will be the beneficiaries of several new Alcoa Foundation partnerships valued at more than $1 million set to commence this year. Raising the study aspirations of Peel Region high school students is the focus of a three-year...

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