• November 29, 2017

    Alcoa proud at Pride Parade 2017

    Alcoa of Australia Chairman and Managing Director Michael Parker along with a group of some 70 employees and family members took to the streets on Saturday 25 November in support of the Western Australian Pride Parade and people identifying as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI).

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  • November 08, 2017

    Alcoa’s Anglesea-Point Henry transmission line to be removed

    The Alcoa of Australia Limited (Alcoa) owned transmission line assets connecting the company’s former Point Henry and Anglesea operations will be removed as part of the decommissioning of the two sites. The removal is planned to commence in 2018 and will take approximately two to three years to complete. Powercor...

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  • October 25, 2017

    $2 million Alcoa Foundation partnership for Peel-Harvey river projects

    Alcoa Foundation has announced funding of more than $2 million for three environmental projects across the Peel-Harvey Catchment. The partnerships with Peel-Harvey Catchment Council, Greening Australia and The Nature Conservancy will help deliver on-ground and in-water environmental actions in consultation with the community, to improve the health of the Peel-Harvey Catchment over three years.

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  • September 20, 2017

    Alcoa publishes updated master plan for Point Henry Peninsula

    Alcoa of Australia (Alcoa) today published an updated master plan for the proposed transformation of its former industrial and farming land on the Point Henry Peninsula. The revised Point Henry 575 Concept Master Plan includes details of the significant economic benefits expected to flow from the project.

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  • September 20, 2017

    Local industry set to benefit from 24 job-ready tradespeople

    Alcoa’s Apprentice Coordinator Kevin Lunn (front) with the 2017 Western Australian apprentice graduates. Twenty-four young men and women were the toast of the town last week as celebrations were held to acknowledge their successful graduation from Alcoa of Australia’s four-year apprenticeship program. Family members, peers and mentors proudly shared the...

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  • September 07, 2017

    Alcoa Uni Alumni Help Students Aspire to Tertiary Education

    Six Alcoa employees were on hand recently to offer high school students insights into their academic and professional journeys as part of the Aspire UWA program throughout July and August.

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  • September 07, 2017

    Local teens turned environmental ambassadors after US adventures

    Nineteen local high school students turned environmental ambassadors have recently returned from exploring the spectacular wonders of UNESCO world heritage sites in the United States of America after being awarded NatureBridge scholarships by Alcoa Foundation

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  • August 31, 2017

    Swan Alcoa Landcare Program wins esteemed environmental award

    The Swan Alcoa Landcare Program (SALP) partnership between Alcoa of Australia (Alcoa), the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions (DBCA) and Perth NRM was recognised as the best Australian Government Partnership for Landcare at the 2017 Western Australia Landcare Awards held on Thursday night. Over the past two decades, Swan...

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  • August 28, 2017

    Alcoa MD: It’s time to shut the door behind the gender pay gap

    Alcoa of Australia Managing Director Michael Parker has signed on to become a Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) Pay Equity Ambassador, and says it’s time to shut the door firmly behind the gender pay gap . “It’s with great pride that I’ve recently become a Pay Equity Ambassador, a role...

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  • June 27, 2017

    Murder mystery in Harvey solved with maths

    Students, parents and teachers gathered at Harvey Primary School this week to solve crime using maths as part of Scitech’s yearlong Alcoa Maths Enrichment Program.

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  • June 20, 2017

    Alcoa awards nineteen environmental scholarships

    Nineteen local high school students are among 55 scholars worldwide who will participate in scientific expeditions at National Parks in the United States of America after being awarded scholarships by Alcoa Foundation.

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  • June 15, 2017

    Australia’s oldest community/business partnership about more than trees and dollars

    Australia’s longest running community/business partnership between Greening Australia and Alcoa of Australia is celebrating 35 years of achievements, including some of the most important environmental and green-technology innovations in our history. The environmental action-oriented partnership has seen almost 20 million dollars invested in planting 100 million trees, and allowed Greening...

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  • March 03, 2017

    Alcoa woman wins two industry awards

    Alcoa of Australia Managing Director Michael Parker with award winner Sharron Freitas. Standout Alcoa employee Sharron Freitas has taken home two prestigious industry awards at this year’s Western Australian Chamber of Minerals and Energy Women in Resources Awards. A North Yunderup resident, Sharron outclassed contenders from Chevron and Rio Tinto...

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  • March 02, 2017

    Sculpture by the Sea: inspiring our future artists and innovators

    Thousands of Western Australian school students will take part in the Alcoa Schools Education Program at Sculpture by the Sea Cottesloe this month—participating in workshops that encourage creativity, critical thinking, motivation and self-confidence—the key building blocks for innovation. (L-R) Alcoa of Australia Managing Director Michael Parker, sculptor Aliesha Mafrici, the...

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  • February 21, 2017

    Green thumbs up for environmental projects

    Alcoa of Australia Chairman and Managing Director Michael Parker (centre) with 2017 SALP volunteers. The environmental protection of the Swan region has been given another huge boost, with over $360,000 in grants awarded to 47 projects under the Swan Alcoa Landcare Program (SALP). Local volunteers were duly recognized for their...

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  • February 01, 2017

    Early surrender of Alcoa lease land in Anglesea

    The Great Otway National Park will increase in size by more than 6,510 hectares, when the environmentally important Anglesea Heath is added to the park, thanks to the early surrender of land by Alcoa. Alcoa’s Director of Asset Planning and Management John Osborne said Alcoa’s long-standing relationship with the Department...

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  • January 31, 2017

    Alcoa welcomes 25 new apprentices

    Alcoa welcomes 25 new apprentices

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  • January 30, 2017

    Local Alcoa woman finalist in industry awards

    In just five years, Alcoa employee Sharron Freitas has climbed the ladder from a resources industry rookie to a finalist in the 2017 Chamber of Minerals and Energy Women in Resources Awards.

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  • January 24, 2017

    Alcoa Corporation Reports Fourth Quarter 2016 Results

    Total Segment Profit and Cash Grew Sequentially on Higher Alumina and Aluminum Pricing 4Q 2016 Results Net loss of $125 million, or $(0.68) per share, as a result of costs to streamline portfolio Excluding special items, adjusted net income of $26 million, or $0.14 per share Adjusted earnings before interest,...

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  • January 20, 2017

    Portland Aluminium Smelter in Victoria, Australia to Restart Capacity Lost After Power Outage

    Victorian and Australian Governments sign agreements with Alcoa Alcoa and AGL decide on energy supply New York, January 19 and Australia, January 20, 2017 – The Victorian and Australian governments and Alcoa Corporation (NYSE: AA) today announced the Portland Aluminium smelter will restart capacity that had been lost due to...

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  • January 10, 2017

    Discussions continue on Portland Aluminium smelter

    Alcoa of Australia Managing Director, Michael Parker, said today that the company remained in constructive discussions with the Victorian and Commonwealth governments regarding the Portland aluminium smelter. Commercial discussions also continue on a new power supply agreement. “We very much appreciate the constructive working relationship with all parties involved in...

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